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house /haus/
  • danh từ, số nhiều houses
    • nhà ở, căn nhà, toà nhà
    • nhà, chuồng
      • the house of God: nhà thờ
      • house of detention: nhà tù, nhà giam
    • quán trọ, quán rượu, tiệm (rượu...)
    • (chính trị) viện (trong quốc hội)
      • the House of Lords: thượng nghị viện (ở Anh)
      • House of Representatives: hạ nghị viện (Mỹ)
      • to make a House: đảm bảo triệu tập đủ số đại biểu hạ nghị viện (quốc hội Anh) để có thể quyết định một vấn đề gì
    • rạp hát, nhà hát, người xem, khán giả; buổi biểu diễn (ở nhà hát
      • appreciative house: người xem biết thưởng thức
      • the first house starts at 8: buổi biểu diễn thứ nhất bắt đầu vào lúc 8 giờ
    • đoàn thể tôn giáo; trụ sở của đoàn thể tôn giáo; tu viện
    • hãng buôn
    • (the house) (thông tục) thị trường chứng khoán (Luân-ddôn)
    • (nói trại) nhà tế bần
    • nhà ký túc; toàn thể học sinh trong nhà ký túc
    • gia đình, dòng họ; triều đại
      • the House of Windsor: Hoàng gia Anh
      • the House of Stuart: đồng xtua
    • (quân sự), (từ lóng) xổ số nội bộ
    • (định ngữ) nuôi ở trong nhà, (ở) nhà (động vật)
    • to be turned out of house and home
      • bị đuổi ra vỉa hè sống lang thang không cửa không nhà
    • to bring down the house
      • (xem) bring
    • to clean house
      • quét tước thu dọn nhà cửa
    • giũ sạch những điều khó chịu
    • a drink on the house
      • chầu rượu do chủ quán thết
    • to keep house
      • quản lý việc nhà, tề gia nội trợ
    • to keep open house
      • (xem) keep
    • to keep the house
      • phải ở nhà không bước chân ra cửa
    • house of call house of cards
      • trò chơi xếp nhà (của trẻ con)
    • kế hoạch bấp bênh
    • house of ill fame
      • (xem) fame
    • like a house on fire
      • rất nhanh, mạnh mẽ
    • to set (put) one's house in order
      • thu dọn nhà cửa
    • thu xếp công việc đâu vào đó
    • ngoại động từ
      • đón tiếp (ai) ở nhà; cho ở, cho trọ, chưa (ai...) trong nhà
      • cất vào kho; lùa (súc vật) vào chuồng
        • to house the corn: cất thóc lúa vào kho
      • cung cấp nhà ở cho
      • (hàng hải) đặt (súng đại bác...) vào vị trí chắc chắn
      • (hàng hải) hạ (cột buồm)
      • (kỹ thuật) lắp vào ổ mộng (đồ mộc)
      • nội động từ
        • ở, trú
      Concise Dictionary
      +a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
      +an official assembly having legislative powers
      +a building in which something is sheltered or located
      +a social unit living together
      +a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
      +the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
      +aristocratic family line
      +the members of a religious community living together
      +the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema
      +play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults
      +(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
      +the management of a gambling house or casino
      +contain or cover
      +provide housing for

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 residence, dwelling, dwelling-place, home, abode, household, homestead, domicile, lodging(s), quarters, building, edifice:
      We are playing bridge at my house next Saturday.
      2 family, line, lineage, dynasty, clan, ancestry, strain, race, blood, descendants, forebears:
      She is a member of the royal house of Sweden.
      3 legislature, legislative body, congress, parliament, assembly, council, diet:
      Both houses of the legislature passed the bill.
      4 establishment, firm, concern, company, business, organization, enterprise, undertaking, Colloq outfit:
      He has gone from one publishing house to another with his manuscript.
      5 auditorium, theatre, concert-hall:
      The house is sold out.
      6 house of ill repute or ill fame or prostitution, brothel, whore-house, bagnio, bordello, Archaic bawdy-house, Colloq sporting house, crib, Slang US cat-house:
      She used to run a house in Lambeth.
      7 on the house. free, gratis, for nothing, as a gift:
      Drinks will be on the house tonight to celebrate the tenth anniversary of our opening.
      8 shelter, accommodate, domicile, lodge, quarter, put up, take in, board, billet, harbour:
      We have housed as many as ten people at a time in the cottage.
      9 contain, accommodate, quarter:
      This building houses our computer operations.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      1 [C] a building for people to live in, usually for one family: He went into the house. + a two-bedroom house + Let's have the party at my house. + House prices in London are still falling. + What time do you leave the house in the morning (= to go to work)? + We went on a tour of the house and grounds (for example, at a country house, open to the public).
      2 [sing.] all the people living in a house
      Synonym: HOUSEHOLD
      Be quiet or you'll wake the whole house!
      3 [C] (in compounds) a building used for a particular purpose, for example for holding meetings in or keeping animals or goods in: an opera house + a hen house
      4 (House) [sing.] (BrE) used in the names of office buildings: Their offices are on the second floor of Chester House.
      company / institution
      5 [C] (in compounds) a company involved in a particular kind of business; an institution of a particular kind: a fashion / banking / publishing house + a religious house (= a CONVENT or a MONASTERY)
      6 [C] (in compounds) a restaurant: a steakhouse + a coffee house + a bottle of house wine (= the cheapest wine available in a particular restaurant, not usually listed by name)
      7 [C] (often House) a group of people who meet to discuss and make the laws of a country: Legislation requires approval by both houses of parliament.
      8 (the House) [sing.] the House of Commons or the House of Lords in Britain; the House of Representatives in the US
      in debate
      9 (the house) [sing.] a group of people discussing sth in a formal debate: I urge the house to vote against the motion.
      in theatre
      10 [C] the part of a theatre where the audience sits; the audience at a particular performance: playing to a full / packed / empty house (= to a large / small audience) + The spotlight faded and the house lights came up.
      in school
      11 [C] an organized group of students of different ages who may live in the same building and who compete against other groups in sports competitions, etc.
      12 [C] (usually the House of ...) an old and famous family: the House of Windsor (= the British royal family)
      13 [U] = HOUSE MUSIC
      Help Note: There are many other compounds ending in house. You will find them at their place in the alphabet.
      Idioms: bring the house down to make everyone laugh or CHEER, especially at a performance in the theatre
      get on like a house on fire (BrE) (AmE get along like a house on fire) (informal) (of people) to become friends quickly and have a very friendly relationship
      go all round the houses (BrE, informal) to do sth or ask a question in a very complicated way instead of in a simple, direct way: You did go all round the houses didn't you? Why not get straight to the point?
      in house if you work in house, you work in the offices of a company or an organization, not at home
      keep house to cook, clean and do all the other jobs around the house: She had given up her career to devote herself to the task of keeping house and raising a family.
      on the house drinks or meals that are on the house are provided free by the pub/bar or restaurant and you do not have to pay: Have a drink on the house.
      put / set your (own) house in order to organize your own business or improve your own behaviour before you try to criticize sb else
      set up house to make a place your home: They set up house together in a small flat in Brighton.
      more at CLEAN v., EAT, PEOPLE n., SAFE adj.
      + verb [VN]
      provide home
      1 to provide a place for sb to live: The government is committed to housing the refugees.
      keep sth
      2 to be the place where sth is kept or where sth operates from: The gallery houses 2 000 works of modern art. + The museum is housed in the Old Court House. + These offices also house a printing firm. + The books were housed in glass-fronted cases.(also house)
      + noun
      [U] a type of popular dance music with a fast beat, played on electronic instruments
      Collocation Dictionary

      1 building that is made for one family to live in


      beautiful, comfortable, delightful, elegant, fine, grand, handsome, lovely, luxurious, magnificent, posh, pretty, splendid | dream
      They built their own dream house overlooking the river.
      | depressing, dingy, gloomy, ugly | derelict, dilapidated, ramshackle, shabby, untidy | detached, semi-detached, terrace/terraced | big, enormous, gigantic, huge, large, palatial, spacious | rambling
      It was easy to get lost in the rambling house.
      | little, modest, small, tiny
      They lived in a modest semi-detached house in the suburbs.
      | single-storey, single-storeyed, two-storey, etc. | four-bedroom, four-bedroomed, eight-room, eight-roomed, etc. | gabled, half-timbered, red-brick, thatched | exclusive, expensive | private | council
      (= rented from the local council)
      | rented | empty, unoccupied, vacant | country, suburban, town | great, manor, mansion
      The great house stood on the edge of the village.
      | farm
      ranch | ancestral | communal | summer | tree | halfway, safe
      a halfway house for prisoners returning to society The police provided a safe house for the informer.

      VERB + HOUSE

      live in, occupy
      a house occupied by students
      | share
      She shares a house with three other nurses.
      | buy, rent | sell | let (out)
      We let out our house when we moved to America.
      | repossess
      Their house was repossessed when they couldn't keep up their mortgage payments.
      | move, move into, move out of
      It's stressful moving house.
      | set up
      They want to set up house together
      | keep
      She kept house (= cooked, cleaned, etc.)for her elderly parents.
      | play (at)
      The children were playing house, giving dinner to their teddies.
      | build | demolish, knock down, tear down | maintain | decorate, do up, redecorate, refurbish, renovate
      They bought a dilapidated house when they got married, and are gradually doing it up.
      | furnish | insulate, rewire | extend
      We're hoping to extend the house.

      HOUSE + VERB

      be situated, lie, stand
      The house stood a short distance from the wood.
      | face sth, overlook sth
      The house faces south, making the most of the sun. houses overlooking the park
      | loom
      The house loomed over him as he waited at the front door.
      | be worth sth | collapse, fall down | burn down, catch fire | come into view

      HOUSE + NOUN

      agent | buyer, owner
      The bank offers attractive rates to first-time house buyers.
      | tenant | building, construction | decoration, improvement, renovation, repairs | builder, decorator, painter | contents | design, plan, planning | hunting | move
      They helped us with our house move.
      | prices, rents, values | purchase | sales | mortgage | insurance | repossession | front, interior | number | keys | guest | call
      In the morning, the doctor makes house calls.
      | arrest
      The former dictator is under house arrest in his country mansion.
      | dust | blaze, fire | party, -warming
      They've moved house and have invited us to their house-warming on Saturday.
      | husband
      He's happy being a house husband while his wife goes out to work.
      | plant | fly, mouse, sparrow, etc.


      at sb's/the ~
      I finally tracked him down at his house in London.
      | from ~ to ~
      She went from house to house collecting signatures for her campaign.
      | in a/the ~
      It was so hot outside we stayed in the house.


      Police are making house-to-house enquiries following the discovery of the body.

      2 all the people who live in one house


      friendly, happy

      VERB + HOUSE

      wake (up)
      You'll wake up the whole house with that noise.

      3 in a theatre/cinema


      empty | full, packed

      VERB + HOUSE

      play to
      They played to a packed house.

      HOUSE + NOUN

      lights | manager


      bring the house down
      (= please the audience very much),
      (= the parts of a theatre used by the audience)the front-of-house staff



      At no time in the 19th century were the working classes adequately housed.
      | badly, inadequately
      The losers in this society are the old, the sick, the jobless, the homeless and badly housed.
      | temporarily
      The fish can be temporarily housed in a smaller aquarium.

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