house noun (HOME)
She lives in a little house in (US on) Cross Street.
- It costs a lot to buy a house in this part of London.
- I'm worried about leaving him alone in the house all day.
- She had to be rescued by her neighbours when her house caught fire.
- It's a typical country estate with a large house for the owner, farm buildings and estate workers' houses.
- Would you like to come round to my house after school?
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
house noun (PUBLIC BUILDING)
house noun (BUSINESS)
house noun (MUSIC)
house noun (SCHOOL GROUP)
house noun (FAMILY)
house noun (POLITICS)
house noun (PEOPLE AT THEATRE)
houseverb [ T ]uk /haʊz/ us /haʊz/
- The world's finest collection of Impressionist paintings is housed in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.
- Military bases were protected by captured enemy soldiers who were housed there as a human shield.
- Hostels are usually provided as a stopgap until the families can be housed in permanent accommodation.
- New arrivals were being housed in refugee camps.
- We aim to house students with local families.