house

n.
building
home

1) to build, put up a house

2) to redecorate, refurbish, remodel, renovate a house

3) to demolish, raze, tear down a house

4) to rent a house from smb.

5) to let (BE), rent out (AE) a house to smb.

6) a dilapidated, ramshackle house

7) an apartment (AE); brick; clapboard; country; detached; frame; manor (esp. BE); one-family, single; prefabricated; ranch (AE); rooming; row (AE), terraced (BE); semidetached; summer; town house

8) a haunted house

9) (AE) a fraternity; sorority house

housekeeping

10) to keep house for smb.

theater

11) to bring the house down ('to win thunderous approval')

12) an empty; full, packed house (to play to a packed house)

13) an opera house

chamber of a parliament

14) a lower; upper house

firm

15) a banking; discount; gambling; mail-order; pharmaceutical; publishing house; slaughterhouse

place providing a public service

16) a boarding; halfway; safe; settlement house

bar

(BE)

17) a free; public; tied house

shelter

18) a reptile house (at a zoo)

misc.

19) a house of correction/detention ('a prison'); a disorderly house ('a brothel'); (AE) a station house ('a police station'); drinks are on the house ('drinks are served free'); an open house ('informal hospitality'); ('a residence being sold or rented out that is open for inspection')

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[haʊs]
clapboard
detached
mail-order
one-family
pharmaceutical
prefabricated
publishing house
put up a house
ramshackle house
refurbish
remodel
renovate a house
rent out (AE) a house to smb.
rooming
semidetached
settlement house
single
slaughterhouse
sorority house
tear down a house
tied house
town house
upper house
a disorderly house ('a brothel')
(AE) a station house ('a police station')
drinks are on the house ('drinks are served free')
an open house ('informal hospitality')
ranch (AE)
row (AE)
terraced (BE)
manor (esp. BE)
packed house (to play to a packed house)
(AE) a fraternity
['bar'] (BE) a free
['building'] ['home'] to build
['chamber of a parliament'] a lower
['firm'] a banking
['housekeeping'] to keep house for smb.
['place providing a public service'] a boarding
a dilapidated
a haunted house
an empty
an opera house
to demolish
to redecorate
to rent a house from smb.
['misc. '] a house of correction/detention ('a prison')
['theater'] to bring the house down ('to win thunderous approval')
an apartment (AE)
to let (BE)
['shelter'] a reptile house (at a zoo)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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