hour, n. sixty minutes; the time, the time of day, the specific time, a particular time, an appointed time, time slot, customary or usual time, critical time,
house, n. 1. dwelling, residence, home, abode, homestead, household; domicile, dwelling house, lodgings, quarters, Chiefly Brit. Inf. diggings or digs; mansion, castle, palace, manor house; villa, chateau, chalet, country seat, hall; hacienda, plantation, farmstead, grange; townhouse, condominium, suite, apartment house, apartment, Inf. pad, tenement, flat, Chiefly Brit, maisonette; inn, hotel, motel, hostelry, hospice; cabin, cottage, bower, log house, bungalow, hut, shanty, shack, lean-to, hovel.
2. household, home, family circle, domestic establishment, mdnage, home roof, homestead; hearth, chimney corner, Brit. Dial, ingleside, Chiefly Brit. inglenook; fraternity, fraternity members.
3. family, family tree, lineage, kindred, ancestors; ancestry, derivation, extraction, pedigree, descent; blood, race, strain, stock, root, people; clan, Rom. Hist., Anthropol. gens, Irish., Anthropol. sept; nation, dynasty.
4. public building, theater, concert hall, auditorium; church, temple, synagogue.
5. congregation, audience, listeners, spectators, public, gathering, assembly.
6. legislative body, advisory or deliberative group, congress, council assembly, legislature, (in Anglo-Saxon England) gemot; lower chamber, Commons; (of a legislative body) quorum.
7. business firm, commercial establishment, company, stock, business, corporation; partnership, copartnership; shop, store; enterprise, undertaking.
-v. 8. lodge, quarter, furnish with housing, enclose, board, put up, billet, bed, roof; dwell, reside, abide, remain, continue, live; room, bunk, tenant.
9. shelter, harbor, take in, befriend, care for, maintain, sustain, foster.
10. accommodate, contain, have room for, have capacity for, have space for.
11. remove from exposure, safeguard, secure, make fast, preserve; guard, shield, encase, sheathe; protect, look after, tend.
housebreaker, n. burglar, robber, thief; Inf. second-story man, SI. cracksman, Brit, picklock, Raffles; sneak thief, cat burglar, prowler; stealer, purloiner, pilferer, filcher, Inf. crook, SI. yegg or yeggman; criminal, gangster, felon.
household, n. 1. family, family circle, domestic establishment, mdnage, home roof, homestead; hearth, chimney corner, Brit. Dial, ingleside, Chiefly Brit, inglenook.
-adj. 2. ordinary, usual, common, everyday, average, typical; regular, routine, ritual, repeated, established, standard, conventional; plain, run-of-the-mill, garden-variety; domestic, homespun, workaday,
householder, n. 1. landowner, property owner, lord of the manor, landlord, landlady, master, mistress, host, hostess; proprietor, proprietress, innkeeper, hotel keeper.
2. family head, patriarch, matriarch, father, master, paterfamilias, elder,
housekeeper, n. housewife, matron, mistress, home economist; maid, chief maid, female servant, cleaning lady, Inf. help.