Found 4 items, similar to house.
English → Indonesian
English → Indonesian
balai, mengakomodasikan, rorompok, rumah
English → English
v 1: contain or cover; “This box houses the gears”
2: provide housing for; “The immigrants were housed in a new
development outside the town”
[syn: put up
n 1: a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more
families; “he has a house on Cape Cod”
; “she felt she
had to get out of the house”
2: an official assembly having legislative powers; “the
legislature has two houses”
3: a building in which something is sheltered or located; “they
had a large carriage house”
4: a social unit living together; “he moved his family to
; “It was a good Christian household”
; “I waited
until the whole house was asleep”
; “the teacher asked how
many people made up his home”
5: a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture
shows can be presented; “the house was full”
6: members of a business organization that owns or operates one
or more establishments; “he worked for a brokerage house”
, business firm
7: aristocratic family line; “the House of York”
8: the members of a religious community living together
9: the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema; “the
; “he counted the house”
10: play in which children take the roles of father or mother or
children and pretend to interact like adults; “the
children were playing house”
11: (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is
divided [syn: sign of the zodiac
, star sign
, planetary house
12: the management of a gambling house or casino; “the house
gets a percentage of every bet”
English → English
(hous), n.; pl. Houses
. [OE. hous, hus, AS. h?s;
akin to OS. & OFries. h?s, D. huis, OHG. h?s, G. haus, Icel.
h?s, Sw. hus, Dan. huus, Goth. gudh?s, house of God, temple;
and prob. to E. hide to conceal. See Hide
, and cf. Hoard
1. 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
Houses are built to live in; not to look on.
Bees with smoke and doves with noisome stench
Are from their hives and houses driven away. --Shak.
2. Household affairs; domestic concerns; particularly in the
phrase to keep house. See below.
3. Those who dwell in the same house; a household.
One that feared God with all his house. --Acts x. 2.
4. 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 last remaining pillar of their house,
The one transmitter of their ancient name.
5. 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
6. (Com.) A firm, or commercial establishment.
7. A public house; an inn; a hotel.
8. (Astrol.) 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.
9. A square on a chessboard, regarded as the proper place of
10. An audience; an assembly of hearers, as at a lecture, a
theater, etc.; as, a thin or a full house.
11. The body, as the habitation of the soul.
This mortal house I'll ruin,
Do C[ae]sar what he can. --Shak.
Usage: [With an adj., as narrow, dark, etc.] The grave. “The
Note: House is much used adjectively and as the first element
of compounds. The sense is usually obvious; as, house
cricket, housemaid, house painter, housework.
(Zo["o]l.), a very small, yellowish brown ant
), which often infests houses, and
sometimes becomes a great pest.
House of bishops
(Prot. Epis. Ch.), one of the two bodies
composing a general convertion, the other being House of
Clerical and Lay Deputies.
, a covered boat used as a dwelling.
House of call
, a place, usually a public house, where
journeymen connected with a particular trade assemble when
out of work, ready for the call of employers. [Eng.]
To bring down the house
. See under Bring
To keep house
, to maintain an independent domestic
To keep open house
, to entertain friends at all times.
Syn: Dwelling; residence; abode. See Tenement
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Housed
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [AS. h?sian.]
1. To take or put into a house; to shelter under a roof; to
cover from the inclemencies of the weather; to protect by
covering; as, to house one's family in a comfortable home;
to house farming utensils; to house cattle.
At length have housed me in a humble shed. --Young.
House your choicest carnations, or rather set them
under a penthouse. --Evelyn.
2. To drive to a shelter. --Shak.
3. To admit to residence; to harbor.
Palladius wished him to house all the Helots. --Sir
4. To deposit and cover, as in the grave. --Sandys.
5. (Naut.) To stow in a safe place; to take down and make
safe; as, to house the upper spars.
, v. i.
1. To take shelter or lodging; to abide to dwell; to lodge.
You shall not house with me. --Shak.
2. (Astrol.) To have a position in one of the houses. See
, n., 8. “Where Saturn houses.”