house

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciations'House': /ˈhaʊs/; 'house': noun: /ˈhaʊs/, verb: /ˈhaʊz/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/n., adj. haʊs; v. haʊz/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(n., adj. hous; v. houz)



Inflections of 'house' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
houses
v 3rd person singular
housing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
housed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
housed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
house
Your house is the building where you live and which you own or rent.
She has moved to a smaller house.
You do not usually say ‘I am going to my house’ or ‘She was in her house’. You say ‘I am going home’ or ‘She was at home’.
Brody arrived home a little before five.
I'll finish the work at home.
➜ See home
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