house
house n
1 a: a building (as a single or multiple family house, apartment, or hotel room) serving as living quarters and usu. including the curtilage
b: a building (as one's residence or a locked place of business) in which one is entitled to protection (as from warrantless searches and seizures) under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
2 a: a legislative assembly esp. that constitutes a division of a bicameral body
the votes of both houses shall be determined by yeas and naysU.S. Constitution art. I
b: the building or chamber where such an assembly meets
c: a quorum of such an assembly

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

house
I noun abode, accommodations, aedes, business establishment, business firm, clan, commercial establishment, company, concern, domicile, domicilium, domus, dwelling, dwelling place, family, firm, habitation, home, homestead, household, kin, kindred, lineage, living place, living quarters, lodging, place of habitation, quarters, residence, shelter, tribe associated concepts: House of Representatives II index abode, building (structure), concern (business establishment), domicile, dwelling, enterprise (economic organization), family (common ancestry), firm, habitation (dwelling place), home (domicile), homestead, inhabitation (place of dwelling), institute, locate, market (business), parentage, preserve, protect, shelter (protection)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


house
n.
(1) A building or structure used as a dwelling.
(2) A legislative body.
v.
To provide a home for someone.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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