Definitions of "house"
  1. A type of building that serves as a dwelling unit. It can be a single or multiple-family house, an apartment, or a hotel room. It usually includes the property surrounding that building, known as the 'curtilage'
  2. A building, such as a home or business, where a person is legally protected from unwarranted searches and seizures under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
  3. A legislative assembly, particularly one section of a bicameral legislative body
  4. The specific building or chamber where a legislative assembly holds sessions
  5. The minimum number of members of a legislative assembly needed to conduct business, also known as a quorum
How to use "house" in a sentence
  1. The legislation was first introduced to the house last month.
  2. The police could not search the person's house without a valid warrant.
  3. A minimum of 100 members is required to form the house for the session.

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