What does household mean?

Definitions for household
ˈhaʊsˌhoʊld, -ˌoʊldhouse·hold

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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?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Emily Sickbert-Bennett:

    Surfaces can be disinfected with everyday household wipes or sprays, and that certainly eliminates the microbes that are found on those surfaces.

  2. Rob Quist:

    Republican Greg Gianforte is putting out false attacks because Republican Greg Gianforte knows we have the momentum, i come from a ranching and farming household and I have guns older than the number of years Republican Greg Gianforte has been in Montana. I am a stronger supporter of our Second Amendment rights.

  3. Eric Marshall:

    Consumer savings have come up, household formation continues to grow faster than the supply of housing, and I think all of those things coming together make for a more stable environment for the publicly traded housing stocks.

  4. Millan Mulraine:

    This suggests that U.S. household sentiment has turned an important corner, and is a hopeful sign on the outlook for consumer spending activity going forward, given signs of weakness in other parts of the economy.

  5. John Piper:

    The Apostle Paul is probably writing to be read by government officials as well as by the church in Rome, the Apostle Paul knows that this letter will find its way into Caesar's household and into the hands of the civil authorities. The Apostle Paul wants them to understand two truths. One is that Christians are not out to overthrow the empire politically by claiming Jesus, and not Caesar, is Lord.

Images & Illustrations of household

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