[countable] a building for people to live in, usually for one family He went into the house. a two-bedroom house Let's have the party at my house. house prices What time do you leave the house in the morning (= to go to work)? (British English) We're moving house (= leaving our house and going to live in a different one). We went on a tour of the house and grounds (= for example, at a country house, open to the public).