lighthouse

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlaɪthaʊs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlaɪtˌhaʊs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(līthous′)

Inflections of 'lighthouse' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": lighthouses
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lighthouse

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. visit a lighthouse in [England]
  2. [works, lives] in the lighthouse
  3. [maintains, cares for] the lighthouse
  4. a [functioning, historical, tourist] lighthouse
  5. the lighthouse is still in [operation, service]
  6. the lighthouse has been decommissioned
  7. convert a lighthouse into a [restaurant, museum, nightclub]
  8. the [beams, lights, beacon] [of, from] the lighthouse
n as adj
  1. guided by the lighthouse [beam, beacon]
  2. could [see, make out] the lighthouse [beam]
  3. is the lighthouse keeper
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