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Definition 1: a social unit living together - [noun denoting group]

Samples where household or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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
  • the family refused to accept his will

Synonyms for household in the sense of this definition

(household is a kind of ...) an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

"the coach said the offensive unit did a good job" "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"

(... is a kind of household ) a family in which the parents have separated or divorced

(... is a kind of household ) a family consisting of parents and their children and grandparents of a marital partner

(... is a kind of household ) a family consisting of the nuclear family and their blood relatives

(... is a kind of household ) the family of a fosterling

(... is a kind of household ) a household in which an orphaned or delinquent child is placed (usually by a social-service agency)

(... is a kind of household ) household for three; an arrangement where a married couple and a lover of one of them live together while sharing sexual relations

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