What does household mean?

Definitions for household
ˈhaʊsˌhoʊld, -ˌoʊldhouse·hold

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word household.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. family, household, house, home, menage(noun)

    a social unit living together

    "he moved his family to Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"

Wiktionary

  1. household(Noun)

    Collectively, all the persons who live in a given house; a family including attendants, servants etc.; a domestic or family establishment.

    Etymology: From houshold, equivalent to . Cognate with huishouden, Haushalt, hushåll, husholdning.

  2. household(Adjective)

    Belonging to the same house and family.

    Etymology: From houshold, equivalent to . Cognate with huishouden, Haushalt, hushåll, husholdning.

  3. household(Adjective)

    Of anything found in or having its origin in a home.

    Etymology: From houshold, equivalent to . Cognate with huishouden, Haushalt, hushåll, husholdning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Household(noun)

    those who dwell under the same roof and compose a family

  2. Household(noun)

    a line of ancestory; a race or house

  3. Household(adj)

    belonging to the house and family; domestic; as, household furniture; household affairs

Freebase

  1. Household

    The household is "the basic residential unit in which economic production, consumption, inheritance, child rearing, and shelter are organized and carried out"; [the household] "may or may not be synonymous with family". The household is the basic unit of analysis in many social, microeconomic and government models. The term refers to all individuals who live in the same dwelling. In economics, a household is a person or a group of people living in the same residence. Most economic models do not address whether the members of a household are a family in the traditional sense. Government and policy discussions often treat the terms household and family as synonymous, especially in western societies where the nuclear family has become the most common family structure. In reality, there is not always a one-to-one relationship between households and families.

Editors Contribution

  1. household

    The person or group of people who live at a house or property.

    The household expenses were covered by a collective contribution.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'household' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2588

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'household' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3703

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'household' in Nouns Frequency: #813

How to pronounce household?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say household in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of household in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of household in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of household in a Sentence

  1. Kevin McAlister:

    Apparently he's hoping that most wouldn't expect a full accounting of his consulting company, additional corporate ownerships, rental income from properties co-owned with (Rubio friend) David Rivera, capital gains, household employees, and self-employment, what is Marco Rubio hiding by not reaching the bar he's setting for Trump and releasing his full tax returns?

  2. Jay Carney:

    We're working closely with our sellers to prioritize the shipment of and delivery of needed supplies, medical supplies, household goods and the like, we're taking that action now in our fulfillment centers to create that prioritization, and we're working directly with our suppliers for Amazon retail, Amazon inventory to do the same. Obviously, there's a great demand for these products and we want to make sure customers get them.

  3. Wilhelm von Humboldt:

    Wherever the citizen becomes indifferent to his fellows, so will the husband be to his wife, and the father of a family toward the members of his household.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    Were it not for the transformative love of Jesus Christ, I would have been raised by a single mom without my father in the household, this is our fight, and that is why I’m running for president.

  5. Kessara Thanyalakpark:

    We have also switched to the high-end market, others probably think the same, as household debt is quite a problem for the lower segment of the market.

Images & Illustrations of household

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