Synonyms of house in English:

house


See definition of house

noun

1‘the new estate comprises 200 houses’

SYNONYMS

home, place of residence, homestead, lodging place, a roof over one's head

formal habitation, residence, dwelling, dwelling place, abode, domicile

2‘make yourself scarce before you wake the whole house’

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household, family, family circle, ménage, clan, tribe

informal brood

3‘the power and prestige of the house of Stewart’

SYNONYMS

clan, kindred, family, tribe, race, strain

dynasty, line, lineage, ancestry, ancestors, bloodline, descent, family tree

4‘the publishing and printing house grew to become self-financing’

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firm, business, company, corporation, enterprise, establishment, institution, concern, organization, operation

informal outfit, set-up

5‘the sixty-member National Council, the country's upper house’

SYNONYMS

legislative assembly, legislative body, chamber, Council, parliament, diet, congress, senate

6‘the house burst into applause’

SYNONYMS

audience, crowd, those present, listeners, spectators, viewers, gathering, assembly, assemblage, congregation

gallery, stalls

informal punters

7‘the house offers a wide variety of real ales’

SYNONYMS

inn, bar, tavern, hostelry, taproom

restaurant, hotel, eating house

British pub, public house

informal eatery, boozer

historical alehouse, taphouse, beerhouse

North American historical saloon


verb

1‘they converted a disused cinema to house twelve employees’

SYNONYMS

accommodate, provide accommodation for, provide with accommodation, give accommodation to, make space for, make room for, give someone a roof over their head, provide a roof over someone's head, provide with a place to work, harbour

lodge, quarter, board, billet, take in, provide shelter for, shelter

sleep, put up, give a bed to, provide with a place to sleep

ANTONYMS

evict

2‘the rear panel houses the selector switch’

SYNONYMS

contain, hold, store, cover

protect, enclose, encase, sheathe, keep safe

ANTONYMS

expose


Phrases

    on the house

      ‘our first rounds always came on the house’

      SYNONYMS

      free, free of charge, without payment, without charge, at no cost, for nothing, gratis

      informal

      courtesy, complimentary

      informal

      for free

      North American informal

      comp

      ANTONYMS

      paid for