house translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "house" - English-Spanish dictionary

house

noun /haus/ ( plural houses /ˈhauziz/)
a building in which people, especially a single family, live casa 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 casa a hen house a public house.
a theatre, or the audience in a theatre/theater sala There was a full house for the first night of the play.
a family, usually important or noble, including its ancestors and descendants casa the house of Tudor.
housing /-ziŋ/ noun
houses alojamiento These flats will provide housing for the immigrants.
the hard cover round a machine etc bastidor 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. ladrón
housebreaking noun
allanamiento de morada He was arrested for housebreaking.
housefly noun ( plural houseflies)
the common fly, found throughout the world. mosca
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. inquilino
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. interno
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. urbanización
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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

nutty

containing, tasting of, or similar to nuts

Word of the Day

bio-banding noun
bio-banding noun
April 25, 2016
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

Read More