house translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "house" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /haus/ ( plural houses /ˈhauziz/)
a building in which people, especially a single family, live
Houses have been built on the outskirts of the town for the workers in the new industrial estate.
a place or building used for a particular purpose
a hen house a public house.
a theatre, or the audience in a theatre/theater
There was a full house for the first night of the play.
a family, usually important or noble, including its ancestors and descendants
the house of Tudor.
housing /-ziŋ/ noun houses
These flats will provide housing for the immigrants.
the hard cover round a machine etc
an engine housing.
housing benefit noun (in Britain) a payment given by a government to people who are entitled to it according to certain criteria (eg poverty) when they buy or rent a house, an apartment etc.
subsidio de vivienda
house agent noun a person who arranges the sale or letting of houses; real-estate agent(American)
agente inmobiliario
house arrest noun a type of arrest in which a person is not allowed to leave his own house
arresto domiciliario
He was kept under house arrest.
houseboat noun a type of boat, usually with a flat bottom, which is built to be lived in.
casa flotante
housebreaker noun a person who breaks into a house in order to steal.
housebreaking noun
allanamiento de morada
He was arrested for housebreaking.
housefly noun ( plural houseflies) the common fly, found throughout the world.
household noun the people who live together in a house, including their servants
casa, familia
How many people are there in this household?
householder noun the person who owns a house or pays the rent for it.
household word noun something which is well-known to everyone
de todos conocido
His name is a household word throughout the country.
housekeeper noun a person, usually a woman, who is paid to look after the management of a house.
gobernanta, ama de llaves
housekeeping noun the management of a house
gobierno de la casa, quehaceres domésticos
(also adjective) housekeeping duties.
houseman noun ( plural housemen) (British, old-fashioned) a recently qualified doctor who is living in a hospital while working there to complete his training.
housemate noun (British) someone who lives in the same house as you, but who is not a member of your family.
compañero de piso
house music noun a type of electronic dance music that developed in the 1980s.
música house
housetrain verb to train (a dog, cat etc) to be clean inside the house
enseñar/domesticar (a un animal)
The puppy has not yet been housetrained.
house-warming noun a party given after moving into a new house.
fiesta de inauguración de una casa
housewife noun ( plural housewives) a woman who looks after her house, her husband and her family, and who usually does not have a job outside the home.
ama de casa
housework noun the work of keeping a house clean and tidy
quehaceres domésticos, faenas de la casa
My mother has a woman to help her with the housework.
housing estate noun (British) an area where a large number of houses have been built at the same time.
like a house on fire very well
llevarse de maravilla, llevarse la mar de bien
The two children got on with each other like a house on fire.
very quickly
a toda velocidad, rapidísimamente
I’m getting through this job like a house on fire.
(Definition of house from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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