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Engelsk substantiv: house

1. house (om gjenstand) a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe has a house on Cape Cod.
She felt she had to get out of the house.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkabode, building, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, edifice, habitation, home

Mere spesifikke uttrykkadobe house, beach house, boarding house, boardinghouse, bungalow, cabin, chalet, chapterhouse, cottage, country house, detached house, doll's house, dollhouse, duplex, duplex house, farmhouse, frat house, fraternity house, gatehouse, guesthouse, hacienda, hall, hunting lodge, lodge, lodging house, maisonette, maisonnette, manse, mansion, mansion house, ranch house, residence, residence, rooming house, row house, safe house, saltbox, semidetached house, single dwelling, sod house, soddy, solar house, town house, tract house, villa

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkattic, garret, library, loft, porch, study

2. house (om gruppe) the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe worked for a brokerage house.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)business firm, firm

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbusiness, business concern, business organisation, business organization, concern

Mere spesifikke uttrykkaccounting firm, auction house, consulting company, consulting firm, corp, corporation, dealer, law firm, publisher, publishing company, publishing firm, publishing house

3. house (om gruppe) the members of a religious community living together

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcommunity

4. house (om gruppe) the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe house applauded.
He counted the house.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaudience

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkclaque

5. house (om gruppe) an official assembly having legislative powers

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA bicameral legislature has two houses.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgeneral assembly, law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature

Mere spesifikke uttrykkBritish House of Commons, British House of Lords, Dail, Dail Eireann, House of Burgesses, House of Commons, House of Lords, House of Representatives, Seanad, Seanad Eireann, U.S. House, U.S. House of Representatives, United States House of Representatives, US House, US House of Representatives

6. house (om gruppe) aristocratic family line

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe House of York.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkfamily, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept

Mere spesifikke uttrykkMedici, royal family, royal house, royal line, royalty

7. house (om handling) play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe children were playing house.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchild's play, play

8. house (om sted) (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)mansion, planetary house, sign, sign of the zodiac, star sign

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpart, region

Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkAquarius, Aquarius the Water Bearer, Archer, Aries, Aries the Ram, Balance, Bull, Cancer, Cancer the Crab, Capricorn, Capricorn the Goat, Crab, Fish, Gemini, Gemini the Twins, Goat, Leo, Leo the Lion, Libra, Libra the Balance, Libra the Scales, Lion, Pisces, Pisces the Fishes, Ram, Sagittarius, Sagittarius the Archer, Scorpio, Scorpio the Scorpion, Scorpion, Taurus, Taurus the Bull, Twins, Virgin, Virgo, Virgo the Virgin, Water Bearer

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenezodiac

Overordnet kategoriastrology, star divination

9. house (om gruppe) the management of a gambling house or casino

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe house gets a percentage of every bet.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmanagement

10. house (om gruppe) a social unit living together

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)family, home, household, menage

Mindre spesifikke uttrykksocial unit, unit

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbroken home, conjugal family, extended family, foster family, foster home, menage a trois, nuclear family

11. house (om gjenstand) a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe house was full.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)theater, theatre

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbuilding, edifice

Mere spesifikke uttrykkarena theater, cinema, dinner theater, dinner theatre, home theater, home theatre, little theater, little theatre, movie house, movie theater, movie theatre, music hall, opera, opera house, picture palace, theater in the round, vaudeville theater, vaudeville theatre

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkbox office, circle, dress circle, dressing room, greenroom, orchestra, orchestra pit, parquet, parquet circle, parterre, pit, stage, standing room, theater stage, theatre stage, ticket booth, ticket office, tiered seat

Overordnet kategoridramatic art, dramatics, dramaturgy, theater, theatre

12. house (om gjenstand) a building in which something is sheltered or located

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey had a large carriage house.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbuilding, edifice

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbagnio, bathhouse, courthouse, field house, icehouse, meat house, meat house, oast house, pump house, pumping station, smokehouse, sports arena, stash house

Engelsk verb: house

1. house (om tilstand) contain or cover

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis box houses the gears.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaccommodate, admit, hold

2. house (om adferd) provide housing for

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)domiciliate, put up

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkshelter

Mere spesifikke uttrykkaccommodate, chamber, home, lodge, rehouse, take in

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