Definitions for "house"
Keywords:  casino, cardroom, rake, bingo, gambling
A firm, or commercial establishment.
Casino or person running a poker game for profit.
Any casino where gambling is offered.
An audience; an assembly of hearers, as at a lecture, a theater, etc.; as, a thin or a full house.
The place where the audience sits; thus the much-loved expression here at The Rep: "Full house."
Where the audience sits (even at an outdoor show). Submitted by Karl Kuenning RFL from Roadie Net.
A hollow edifice erected for the habitation of man, rat, mouse, beelte, cockroach, fly, mosquito, flea, bacillus and microbe. _House of Correction_, a place of reward for political and personal service, and for the detention of offenders and appropriations. _House of God_, a building with a steeple and a mortgage on it. _House-dog_, a pestilent beast kept on domestic premises to insult persons passing by and appal the hardy visitor. _House-maid_, a youngerly person of the opposing sex employed to be variously disagreeable and ingeniously unclean in the station in which it has pleased God to place her.
A structure intended or used as a habitation or shelter for animals of any kind; but especially, a building or edifice for the habitation of man; a dwelling place, a mansion.
Those who dwell in the same house; a household.
A twelfth part of the heavens, as divided by six circles intersecting at the north and south points of the horizon, used by astrologers in noting the positions of the heavenly bodies, and casting horoscopes or nativities. The houses were regarded as fixed in respect to the horizon, and numbered from the one at the eastern horizon, called the ascendant, first house, or house of life, downward, or in the direction of the earth's revolution, the stars and planets passing through them in the reverse order every twenty-four hours.
in astrology, each sign of the Zodiac is called a house; thus the house can be considered a unit of angle measure equal to 1/12 circle or 30°.
see Symbols of Astrology and The Twelve Houses.
One of the estates of a kingdom or other government assembled in parliament or legislature; a body of men united in a legislative capacity; as, the House of Lords; the House of Commons; the House of Representatives; also, a quorum of such a body. See Congress, and Parliament.
A legislative or deliberative assembly.
Short for House of Parliament. In Queensland, a unicameral Parliament, the term House means the Legislative Assembly. The term is used in this handbook to distinguish from the Committee of the Whole House.
A square on a chessboard, regarded as the proper place of a piece.
To stow in a safe place; to take down and make safe; as, to house the upper spars.
a better venue than an apartment, because the miniature loves to bark, although its voice is low rather than yappy and not unduly annoying
a novel of speculation which has become a classic masterwork on the role of women on any world, past, present, or future
House is a well-received 2006 horror novel co-authored by authors Frank Peretti and Ted Dekker. The book is meant to give the word "haunted house" a new meaning.
For the book by Frank E. Peretti which is being adapted into a film, see House (Peretti).
Keywords:  grave, live, family, corbusier, labeija
A family of ancestors, descendants, and kindred; a race of persons from the same stock; a tribe; especially, a noble family or an illustrious race; as, the house of Austria; the house of Hanover; the house of Israel.
The grave.
a social unit living together; "he moved his family to Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"
a group of students who have the same math, science, social studies, language arts and physical education teachers
a intriguing business and studying more about it can be extremely fulfilling
a intriguing industry and studying more about it is extremely advantageous
A public house; an inn; a hotel.
This is a general term that refers to the room in which the sound system is located.
A synonym for hotel commonly used within the industry. Examples are: full house, house count, house income, house bank and house charge.
The four colored rings at each end of the sheet.
The rings or circles toward which play is directed.
The round scoring area, 12 feet in diameter, with concentric circles 1, 4, and 8 feet in diameter.
Keywords:  alley, bowl, center, lanes, slang
Another term for a bowling center.
Slang for a bowling center or alley.
The bowling center; the "bowl"; the "alley"; the "lanes".
Dance music with R&B influence and 4/4/ beat that grew out of Chicago's famous Warehouse Club.
The beat of this popular dance music genre mimics the speed of the human heart. Mixes are cheerful with soulful female vocals. Subgenres include acid house, Euro house, hard house, progressive house, speed garage and tribal house.
Named after its birthplace, the Warehouse, a club in Chicago, House is in many ways an electronic extension of Disco. House features a steady 4/4 beat, with accented percussion and basslines.
a body in motion, which is continuously remoulded by daily movements of its inhabitants for whom it is a nexus of belonging
a dynamic system where heat, humidity and air motion interact with materials and people
Political connotation—a society of people from one of the numerous provincial powers. For example, the Phoenix was built by House Jade London, but is actually inhabited by people from several Houses, including Devon, Carlisle, Kubischev–Lloyd, and Augustus Hayes.
an incredible drain on cash flow, with payments for insurance, property taxes, not to mention unexpected repairs
A house suggests a happy change of address.
An old house signifies a reunion or renewal of old friends. A new house predicts financial security. To see a house under construction forecasts unexpected gain. A house being demolished or being empty suggests that you are grieving over a recent loss.
a progressive, ecumenical campus ministry serving UC Davis and Sacramento City College students
a token of our appreciation and encouragement to others not to be demotivated by the lack of support from our struggling sports ministry
a core asset, and the Federal Reserve in its studies believes it is a bankable asset
an appreciating asset
an architectural structure that has tangible market value that reaches beyond the warm memories you have created there
a better investment
a big commitment
a big deal whether you are buying or selling one
The kingside formation of a centrally-developed knight, fianchetto'ed bishop, and castled king.. ( Diagram)
a person's castle, but it is only as good as its wiring system
a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
a building you own
a hard thing to build, they say, And I believe them
outdo, outperform, or outwit; sometimes used after a particularly stinging insult or a spectacular victory over an opponent. "Man, checkmate in four moves! He just housed you!" "Dude, he called you an invertebrate. You got housed." Pronounced with a 'z' sound.
a computer and so are you," states Pentland
a hole in the air surrounded by wood into which you pour your time and money until you are both dead and broke
a huge commitment," I added, thinking how instead of touring Europe this summer I'll be landscaping my overgrown yard and pulling up tile in an out-of-date bathroom
a huge purchase for anyone
a major asset and the debt you incur in getting a mortgage to obtain the property is a pretty huge responsibility
a recent example of such targeting, and its directors have had to take drastic steps to eliminate this nuisance
House, originally House M.D., is a critically acclaimed American medical drama television series created by David Shore and executive produced by film director Bryan Singer. The Emmy- and Peabody-award-winning medical drama debuted on the FOX Network.
a means of looking at the garden," she says, and the reverse is also true
a unity, though there is no similarity between the gabled roof and the deep laid foundations
Houses are rare in Hong Kong due to the high price of land. Most houses will actually be "townhouses" meaning that they are attached on one or both sides to another house within a development. In this instance, each house will have its own garden or terrace and often a roof terrace. Detached houses are usually found on The Peak and in certain areas of the South Side, Kowloon, and New Territories; they are extremely rare and accordingly very expensive
Keywords:  makeshift, uprooted, hut, straw, mud
a makeshift hut, which can be uprooted easily; typically made from mud and straw
Keywords:  bungalow, planter, villa, luxury, tea
a tea-planter's bungalow converted to a top class luxury villa
Keywords:  nimble, surprisingly, wish, lion, god
a lion if god wishes it so
a surprisingly large search-space for a small, nimble object which actively does not wish to be found
a book about China, but it is more importantly a book about race
a story set inChina, but not limited to China
The word "house" often refers to a fraternity or sorority's physical house, but it is also used to refer to the organization itself. "I like your house because all the guys are so friendly."
a solid, practical, "user friendly" guide to the basics of building a serviceable home
a material thing and our losses were potentially recoverable, if not by the court than by working a few extra years
a perpetually dirty thing, and generates twice as much mess as you remember making
a square thing
play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults; "the children were playing house"
a group of people who create a family structure with an appointed Mother and /or Father and a collective of other members called "the children
Keywords:  unwholesome, spot
an unwholesome spot to be
a Modern Japanese Restaurant, Sushi Bar and Sake Lounge that embraces the flavor
Compacted earth, post molds, hearths, and/or other associated features representing the floor of a structure.
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Keywords:  escarpment, facade, adsl, refusal, door
a complex product and has parts that are regularly replaced such as doors and windows
an escarpment, a door Adsl is a refusal, a facade is a wall
a subjective concept
a substance but not capable of action, and thus not a self-subsistent substance in Leibniz' conception
Keywords:  chez, harbor, residence, admit, greek
To admit to residence; to harbor.
1) The residence of a Greek organization. 2) An informal reference to an individual's Greek organization.
Any building used as a residence. When in the phrase "the house of", it is used to describe a commercial business for the French "chez".
Keywords:  foh, see
a growing field and discovering more about it can prove to be very edifying
a stimulating field and studying more about it can prove to be quite productive
Keywords:  i'm, apartment, holiday, cave, nest
a home as well as an investment
a home for you, a nest is a home for a bird, and a cave is a home for a bear
a home unless, of course, it's an apartment
a prized possession for anyone and it lends security and emotional satisfaction to the individual for the rest of his life
a terrible metaphor for life
Keywords:  confront, cosmos, tool, deal, liability
a tool and a liability although a liability that I can deal with
a tool with which to confront the cosmos
a pretty amazing machine with a number of interrelated systems that we take for granted until they break
a system and any change can have either positive or negative effects
a system, making changes to the system affects every part of that system
a system, much like your body is a system
a basic unit of natural culture
a meaningful cultural object," writes Robert M
a crib because like a crib it holds occupants
a structure which waits for, or provides occupancy
A group of vampyres who share common beliefs, rituals traditions, etc.
The 100-member body that meets on the north side of the Capitol.
1 - A designation that refers to proprietary, non-segregated clearing member firm trading activity. 2 - A clearing member or a firm.
a complex creation, and on occasion issues will crop up
a complex structure with miles of electric wiring, water supply pipe, waste drainpipe, heating, air conditioning and ventilation
Keywords:  lashing, mast, heel, half, length
To house a mast, is to lower it almost half its length, and secure it by lashing its heel to the mast below.
Keywords:  worldly, sits, rain, eat, want
a box that contains all your worldly possessions, which sits outside all day in the sun and the rain, surrounded by things that want to eat it
a physical entity which sits on a piece of real estate
Keywords:  box, prison, drum, cone, gears
Prison Cell (or Box, Cage, Drum.
contain or cover; "This box houses the gears"
a box and a cone on top of it
a physical object
A physical facility, usually used to hold meetings and other events. Also a synonym for an organization or the word chapter.
a chapter's physical facility which serves as its home.
A term used for the image generating part of an SLR camera. To a house you can attach different lenses and other accessories.
Keywords:  averse, hedge, enough, risk, good
a good hedge, and that should be enough for a risk-averse person
an undiversified bet on a single piece of property
a good symbol, because it's built
a symbol of hope
a symbol of independence both spiritual and physical
Keywords:  audible, clearly, perceive, mind, ears
a capacity, which helps us to hear it more clearly, the ears are a capacity in which it becomes audible, the mouth is a capacity in which the words are formed, the mind is a capacity in which we perceive it
a wonderful industry and learning more about it can be very fruitful
provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
a smoke free rental, if you must light up it will have to be outside
Keywords:  champagne, producers, term
A term used for producers of Champagne.
a More Light, Open and Affirming, and Reconciling organization
members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
The operator of any gambling business.
Keywords:  gift, basket, need, asset, plan
a large asset so giving it to you may set off the need to pay a gift tax
a plan is a gift basket
a highly interactive program space offering a range of activities that encourages idea generation and innovation in
a commodity, and the market in them is liquid
a very expensive commodity
Keywords:  cursor, guides, remote, rolling, screen
A hand-held, rolling remote control device for a computer which guides the cursor on the computer screen.
Keywords:  twenty, segment, cycle, hour, four
a two hour segment of a twenty-four hour cycle
Keywords:  neighbor, lot, left, down, right
a neighbor if it is to the right, left, up or down from another lot
Household affairs; domestic concerns; particularly in the phrase to keep house. See below.
Keywords:  artificial, environment
an artificial environment
Keywords:  choice, great
a great choice
Keywords:  station
Station house
Keywords:  click
a click away at N-P
Keywords:  hole, ground
a Hole in the Ground
Keywords:  automated, vary, process, may
an automated process and results may vary
Keywords:  simple, construct
a simple construct
A house has a number of meanings in the financial world. In economics, a house...
Keywords:  improvement, land
an improvement to the land
Keywords:  oriented, project, community
a community-oriented project
Keywords:  position, see, one
To have a position in one of the houses. See House, n., 8.