household meaning

EN[ˈhaʊshəʊld] [ˈhaʊshoʊld]
  • 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.

    Definition of household in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhouseholdsSUF-old
    1. Collectively, all the persons who live in a given house; a family including attendants, servants etc.; a domestic or family establishment.
      1. OBS A line of ancestry; a race or house.
      2. Adjective
        1. Belonging to the same house and family.
          1. Of anything found in or having its origin in a home.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • We included estimates of the inequality ratio and inequality gap, based on equivalized household income quintiles.
              • The reason for equivalization is to allow for household economies of scale–for example, cooking a meal for four people costs less than cooking four separate meals for one person.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • The community pieced together a quilt using a square stitched in each household.
              • But the other worshipers at the temple, known as a gurudwara, were a bit perplexed by the prayer the guru offered for Balbir Singh’s household.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Uncomparable adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
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              2. en households
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              4. en householders
              5. en householding
              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of household for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "household" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
              Difficultness: Level 1
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              Definiteness: Level 7
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