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1. house

noun. ['ˈhaʊs'] a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families.

Synonyms

  • abode
  • soddy
  • boarding house
  • tract house
  • mansion house
  • ranch house
  • safe house
  • lodge
  • villa
  • rooming house
  • dwelling house
  • boardinghouse
  • dwelling
  • residence
  • porch
  • detached house
  • duplex house
  • farmhouse
  • chalet
  • garret
  • maisonette
  • solar house
  • doll's house
  • hacienda
  • cabin
  • maisonnette
  • loft
  • bungalow
  • single dwelling
  • semidetached house
  • town house
  • attic
  • frat house
  • cottage
  • lodging house
  • country house
  • study
  • library
  • habitation
  • hunting lodge
  • beach house
  • adobe house
  • chapterhouse
  • fraternity house
  • edifice
  • home
  • saltbox
  • duplex
  • building
  • dollhouse
  • mansion
  • manse
  • sod house
  • hall
  • gatehouse
  • domicile
  • row house

Antonyms

  • single
  • disassembly
  • Heaven
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • hous (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Clean House

  • boathouse
  • strouse
  • strauss
  • strause
  • straus
  • sprouse
  • schaus
  • espouse
  • spouse
  • smouse
  • shouse
  • prouse
  • krouse
  • krauss
  • kraus
  • klaus
  • grouse
  • crouse
  • clouse
  • brouse
  • blouse
  • youse
  • rousse
  • rouse
  • mouse
  • louse
  • laos
  • knouse
  • hauss
  • hause

2. clean

adjective. ['ˈkliːn'] free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits.

Synonyms

  • pristine
  • unsullied
  • antiseptic
  • spick
  • speckless
  • unused
  • scrubbed
  • spic-and-span
  • cleanness
  • immaculate
  • water-washed
  • unstained
  • tidy
  • fresh
  • unspotted
  • unsoiled
  • cleanable
  • spic
  • cleanly
  • washed
  • spotless
  • dry-cleaned

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • dirtiness
  • septic
  • handwash

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. clean

verb. ['ˈkliːn'] make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from.

Synonyms

  • sanitize
  • sweep
  • launder
  • alter
  • steam clean
  • disinfect
  • pipe-clay
  • wash up
  • sanitise
  • wash
  • plume
  • change
  • dry clean
  • vacuum-clean
  • vacuum
  • houseclean
  • clean house
  • brush
  • hoover
  • dust
  • steam
  • do the dishes
  • hygienize
  • hygienise
  • modify
  • make clean
  • scavenge
  • preen

Antonyms

  • infect
  • demagnetise
  • simplify
  • decrease

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. house

verb. ['ˈhaʊs'] contain or cover.

Synonyms

  • hold
  • accommodate

Antonyms

  • wholly
  • fire
  • negativeness

Etymology

  • hous (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. house

verb. ['ˈhaʊs'] provide housing for.

Synonyms

  • shelter
  • home
  • domiciliate
  • chamber
  • lodge
  • take in
  • put up
  • accommodate

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay
  • unify
  • arrive

Etymology

  • hous (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. clean

verb. ['ˈkliːn'] remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • awaken
  • deoxidize
  • nationalize
  • dehumanize

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. house

noun. ['ˈhaʊs'] the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments.

Synonyms

  • publishing firm
  • firm
  • publishing company
  • business organization
  • dealer
  • business concern
  • consulting firm
  • corporation
  • publishing house
  • auction house
  • business firm
  • concern
  • consulting company
  • business organisation
  • publisher
  • business
  • law firm
  • corp

Antonyms

  • male monarch
  • queen
  • female monarch
  • king

Etymology

  • hous (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. clean

adjective. ['ˈkliːn'] free of restrictions or qualifications.

Synonyms

  • clear

Antonyms

  • magnetise
  • naturalize

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. clean

verb. ['ˈkliːn'] clean and tidy up the house.

Synonyms

  • clean house
  • straighten
  • spring-clean
  • neaten
  • square away
  • G.I.
  • GI
  • straighten out
  • tidy up
  • tidy
  • make clean
  • clean up

Antonyms

  • mythologize
  • dull
  • sharpen
  • decentralize

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. house

noun. ['ˈhaʊs'] an official assembly having legislative powers.

Synonyms

  • British House of Lords
  • Seanad Eireann
  • House of Burgesses
  • US House of Representatives
  • legislative assembly
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • U.S. House
  • House of Representatives
  • law-makers
  • general assembly
  • United States House of Representatives
  • legislative body
  • Dail
  • Seanad
  • British House of Commons
  • US House
  • legislature
  • House of Commons
  • House of Lords

Antonyms

  • lose
  • undeceive
  • give
  • emit

Etymology

  • hous (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word clean-house


1. Noun Phrase
The nesting instinct typically affects you as you near the end of your pregnancy during the third trimester, which is when you might be tempted to move heavy objects and rearrange furniture as you clean house.

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