Definition of "House" :
noun: play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults
"The children were playing house."
noun: a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
"He has a house on Cape Cod."
noun: a building in which something is sheltered or located
"They had a large carriage house."
noun: a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
"The house was full."
noun: aristocratic family line
"The House of York."
noun: the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
"He worked for a brokerage house."
noun: a social unit living together
"It was a good Christian household."
noun: an official assembly having legislative powers
"A bicameral legislature has two houses."
noun: the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema
"The house applauded."
noun: the members of a religious community living together
noun: the management of a gambling house or casino
"The house gets a percentage of every bet."
noun: (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
verb: provide housing for
"The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town."
verb: contain or cover
"This box houses the gears."