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I actually didn't grow up in a household that loved Chinese food particularly, and it's not really my go-to food or anything... We were more a pizza family, being from the Chicago area and all.
Jami Attenberg

Meaning of "household" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOUSEHOLD

household  [ˈhaʊsˌhəʊld] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOUSEHOLD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Household is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOUSEHOLD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Household

A household consists of one or more people who live in the same dwelling and also share at meals or living accommodation, and may consist of a single family or some other grouping of people. A single dwelling will be considered to contain multiple households if meals or living space are not shared. The household is the basic unit of analysis in many social, microeconomic and government models, and is important to the fields of economics, inheritance. Household models include the family, varieties of blended families, share housing, group homes, boarding houses, houses in multiple occupation, and a single room occupancy. In feudal times, the royal Household and medieval households of the wealthy would also have included servants and other retainers.

Definition of household in the English dictionary

The definition of household in the dictionary is the people living together in one house collectively. Other definition of household is of, relating to, or used in the running of a household; domestic.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOUSEHOLD


behold
bɪˈhəʊld
chokehold
ˈtʃəʊkˌhəʊld
commonhold
ˈkɒmənˌhəʊld
copyhold
ˈkɒpɪˌhəʊld
fingerhold
ˈfɪŋɡəˌhəʊld
foothold
ˈfʊtˌhəʊld
freehold
ˈfriːˌhəʊld
handhold
ˈhændˌhəʊld
hold
həʊld
leasehold
ˈliːsˌhəʊld
lifehold
ˈlaɪfˌhəʊld
roothold
ˈruːtˌhəʊld
stokehold
ˈstəʊkˌhəʊld
stranglehold
ˈstræŋɡəlˌhəʊld
stronghold
ˈstrɒŋˌhəʊld
throttlehold
ˈθrɒtəlˌhəʊld
toehold
ˈtəʊˌhəʊld
uphold
ʌpˈhəʊld
withhold
wɪðˈhəʊld
wormholed
ˈwɜːmˌhəʊld

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOUSEHOLD

housefly
housefront
houseful
household ammonia
household appliances
household arts
Household Cavalry
household chores
household gods
household goods
household insurance
household linen
household name
household rubbish
household soap
household troops
household word
householder
householdership
househusband

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOUSEHOLD

absolute threshold
buttonhold
difference threshold
Japanese stranglehold
Meyerhold
nuclear threshold
on hold
opposition hold
overhold
overwithhold
subthreshold
threshold
wrestling hold

Synonyms and antonyms of household in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HOUSEHOLD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «household» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of household

Translation of «household» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOUSEHOLD

Find out the translation of household to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of household from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «household» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

家庭
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hogar familiar
570 millions of speakers

English

household
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

घर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أَهلُ البَيْتُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

домочадцы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

residentes
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরিবার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ménage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Isi rumah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Haushalt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

家族
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가족
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kluwarga
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hộ gia đình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வீட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घरगुती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ev halkı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

famiglia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gospodarstwo domowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

родина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gospodărie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

νοικοκυριό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

huishouding
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hushåll
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

husholdning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of household

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOUSEHOLD»

The term «household» is very widely used and occupies the 1.270 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOUSEHOLD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about household

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10 QUOTES WITH «HOUSEHOLD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word household.
1
Jami Attenberg
I actually didn't grow up in a household that loved Chinese food particularly, and it's not really my go-to food or anything... We were more a pizza family, being from the Chicago area and all.
2
Joe Baca
The Postal Service's unmatched ability to reach every household and business in America six days a week is a vital part of the nation's infrastructure.
3
Rick Bayless
I usually get up around 6 A.M. It takes me a while to get going. In our household, I am the first one up. I usually make coffee for myself, draw a bath and have a big soak. I read in the bath.
4
Erma Bombeck
My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint.
5
Brittany Bowe
I live with fellow speed skaters and National Team members Heather Richardson, Sugar Todd and Mitch Whitmore, and Sugar lives up to her name. She spoils our household with baked goods, and not just at Christmastime.
6
Ann Brashares
My household is, in a nice way, very busy.
7
Christian Camargo
Actors are the most generous people when it comes to sharing their technique. But if you grew up in a household of carpenters, and you're making a table, everyone would have a different way of doing it.
8
Maggie Carey
In my household, a Trapper-Keeper was too expensive - we had plain old three-ring notebooks - and I always wanted a Trapper-Keeper.
9
Len Cariou
I grew up in Winnipeg, in the Canadian midwest, the fifth child. It was a great household to grow up in - I was loved to sweet death.
10
Ha-Joon Chang
By liberating women from household work and helping to abolish professions such as domestic service, the washing machine and other household goods completely revolutionised the structure of society.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOUSEHOLD»

Discover the use of household in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to household and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Analysis of Household Surveys: A Microeconometric ...
Using data from several countries, including Cote d'Ivoire, India, Pakistan, Taiwan, and Thailand, this book analyzes household survey data from developing countries and illustrates how such data can be used to cast light on a range of ...
Angus Deaton, 1997
2
Hints on Household Taste: The Classic Handbook of Victorian ...
Primary authority on what was proper, beautiful, efficient in all aspects of mid-19th-century interior design. Originally published in 1868. Over 100 illustrations.
Charles Locke Eastlake, 1986
3
Mrs Beeton's Household Management
Isabella Beeton's Book of Household Management is both an entertaining curiosity and an important social document, providing an invaluable insight into the day-to-day workings of a Victorian household.
Isabella Beeton, Mrs. Beeton (Isabella Mary), 2006
4
Household Gods: The British and Their Possessions
At what point did the British develop their mania for interiors, wallpaper, furniture, and decoration? Richly illustrated, 'Household Gods' chronicles 100 years of British interiors, focusing on class, choice, shopping and possessions.
Deborah Cohen, 2006
5
Mrs. B's Guide to Household Witchery: Everyday Magic, ...
The book includes simple rituals, spells, and ways to connect with the spirits that watch over your home and family. Includes an appendix of herbs and a complete materia magica from the kitchen pantry. Mrs.
Kris Bradley, 2012
6
The Fall of the Roman Household
This surprising 2007 study suggests that, far from seeing Christianity as the cause of the fall of the Roman Empire, we should understand the Christianisation of the household as a central Roman survival strategy.
Kate Cooper, 2007
7
1,001 Old-time Household Hints: Timeless Bits of Household ...
A full-color compendium of tips, recipes and recommendations for everyday living, collected by the editors of a popular New England periodical, covers a wide range of topics, from baking bread using traditional methods and simplifying ...
Yankee Magazine, 2011
8
Household Portfolios
Theoretical and empirical analysis of the structure of household portfolios.
Luigi Guiso, Michael Haliassos, Tullio Jappelli, 2002
9
The Great Household in Late Medieval England
In this vividly illuminating book, C. M. Woolgar explores the details of life in these great houses.
C. M. Woolgar, 1999
10
Technician's Formulation Handbook for Industrial and ...
Formulation Handbook for Industrial and Household Cleaning Products
Henry J. Hannan, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOUSEHOLD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term household is used in the context of the following news items.
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When do common household products go bad? - TODAY.com
But other common household products aren't so easy. For instance, how long should you keep a disposable razor? Do pillows have a limited ... «Today.com, Jul 15»
2
Blog: Scotland's household estimates: are we building to last …
This week National Registers of Scotland released their updated household estimates for 2015. They show that the number of Scottish ... «Scottish Housing News, Jul 15»
3
Unable to curb household debt, S.Korea puts focus on loan quality …
But with the average household already spending more than one-third ... President Park Geun-hye said she aimed to cut the household debt to ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
4
'The Household Spirit' Is a Strange Book | PopMatters
I thought about that day – and many other experiences I'd had with mental illness – as I read Tod Wodicka's second novel, The Household ... «PopMatters, Jul 15»
5
"Is there one invention from India that has become a household
In a blunt message, IT czar N R Narayana Murthy said India has failed to generate even a single “earth-shaking” invention in the past 60 years ... «YourStory.com, Jul 15»
6
Household help hits woman with hammer, fractures skull - Mumbai …
Household help hits woman with hammer, fractures skull. The attacker's voter ID card. By Lievanta Millar The Gamdevi police are on the lookout ... «Mumbai Mirror, Jul 15»
7
When to repair, replace common household appliances - Local10.com
Major appliances always break at the worst possible time and getting them repaired can create a major financial headache. The Local 10 News ... «Local 10, Jul 15»
8
Average household debt in B.C. rises 26% - Richmond Review
British Columbians had an average of $99,834 in household debt in 2014, according to a new survey by Pollara conducted for BMO's annual ... «Richmond Review, Jul 15»
9
Bosch and Siemens Household Appliances targets upto 60 branded …
NEW DELHI: Bosch and Siemens Household Appliances (BSH) plans to take the number of its branded stores to 60 by the year-end and add ... «ET Retail, Jul 15»
10
Food drop-off sites, household waste collections sites changed in …
The City of Quincy made arrangements for four household waste collection sites around the city for private citizens of the city to use during this ... «Hannibal Courier, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Household [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/household>. Jul 2020 ».
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