house n1 a: a building (as a single or multiple family house, apartment, or hotel room) serving as living quarters and usu. including the curtilageb: 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. Constitution2 a: a legislative assembly esp. that constitutes a division of a bicameral bodythe votes of both houses shall be determined by yeas and nays — U.S. Constitution art. Ib: the building or chamber where such an assembly meetsc: a quorum of such an assembly
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
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
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. William C. Burton. 2006
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. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.