Meaning of “house” - Learner’s Dictionary

house

noun us uk /haʊs/ plural houses /ˈhaʊzɪz/
Extra Examples
How big is the house?Luckily, no one was inside the house when the fire started.Clive soon got used to the idea of having children around the house again.The house has its own swimming pool.The dog was in the house by itself for several days.
BUILDING [ C ]

A1 a building where people live, usually one family or group:

a three-bedroomed house
We went to my aunt's house for dinner.
PEOPLE [ no plural ]

the people who live in a house:

The baby's screaming woke the whole house up.
PLACE FOR ACTIVITY [ C ]

the place where a particular business or activity happens:

an opera house
a publishing house
the House

a group of people that makes a country's laws, or the place where they meet:

the House of Commons/Representatives
The House voted on the proposals.
THEATRE [ C ]

the people watching a performance or the area where they sit:

(Definition of “house noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)