House vs Sand - What's the difference?

house | sand |


As a proper noun house

is (us) the house of representatives, "the house".

As a verb sand is

.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

house

English

Noun

(houses)
  • (lb) Human habitation.
  • #(senseid) A structure serving as an abode of human beings.
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  • #*:The big houses , and there are a good many of them, lie for the most part in what may be called by courtesy the valleys. You catch a glimpse of them sometimes at a little distance from the [railway] line, which seems to have shown some ingenuity in avoiding them,.
  • #*, chapter=1
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage=Pretty soon I struck into a sort of path 
  • #An animal's shelter or den, or the shell of an animal such as a snail, used for protection.
  • #A building used by people for something other than a main residence (typically with qualifying word).
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  • #A public house, an inn, or the management of such.
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  • #(senseid) A place of public entertainment, especially (without qualifying word) a theatre; also the audience for a live theatrical or similar performance.
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  • #*{{quote-book, year=1905, author=
  • , title= , chapter=2 citation , passage=Miss Phyllis Morgan, as the hapless heroine dressed in the shabbiest of clothes, appears in the midst of a gay and giddy throng; she apostrophises all and sundry there, including the villain, and has a magnificent scene which always brings down the house , and nightly adds to her histrionic laurels.}}
  • #A brothel.
  • #(lb) A place of business; a company or organisation.
  • #(lb) The building where a deliberative assembly meets; hence, the assembly itself, forming a component of a (national or state) legislature.
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  • #A printer's or publishing company.
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  • #A place of gambling; a casino.
  • #A grouping of schoolchildren for the purposes of competition in sports and other activities.
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  • (lb) Extended senses.
  • #(lb) Somewhere something metaphorically resides; a place of rest or repose.
  • #*1598 , (Ben Jonson), (Every Man in His Humour)
  • #*:Like a pestilence, it doth infect / The houses of the brain.
  • #*1815 , (Walter Scott), (The Lord of the Isles)
  • #*:Such hate was his, when his last breath / Renounced the peaceful house of death .
  • #The people who live in the same house; a household.
  • #*(Bible), (w) x.2:
  • #*:one that feared God with all his house
  • #A dynasty, a familial descendance; a family with its ancestors and descendants, especially a royal or noble one.
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  • #(lb) One of the twelve divisions of an astrological chart.
  • #*1971 , , Religion and the Decline of Magic , Folio Society 2012, p.313:
  • #*:Since there was a limited number of planets, houses and signs of the zodiac, the astrologers tended to reduce human potentialities to a set of fixed types and to postulate only a limited number of possible variations.
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  • #(lb) The four concentric circles where points are scored on the ice.
  • #Lotto; bingo.
  • #(senseid) House music.
  • # An aggregate of characteristics of a house.
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  • # (lb) A children's game in which the players pretend to be members of a household.
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  • Synonyms

    * (establishment) shop * (company or organisation) shop

    Derived terms

    * acid house * alehouse * auction house * basket house * birdhouse * boathouse * bring the house down * chapter house * country house * doghouse * doll's house * dosshouse * frame house * flophouse * full house * get on like a house on fire * glasshouse * Greek house * greenhouse * grow house * guesthouse, guest house * house arrest * houseboat * housebreaker * housecoat * house detective * household * householder * housekeeper * housekeeping * house leader * house lights * housemaid * house music * house of worship * houseplant * house poor * house-train * house warming * housewife * house wine * housework * housy-housy * lighthouse * lower house * meetinghouse, meeting house * on the house * outhouse * play house * playhouse * poorhouse * prisonhouse * public house * publishing house * put one's house in order * royal house * safe house * shophouse * storehouse * tiny house, 50 m2. * town house * tribal house * upper house * warehouse * wartime house * whorehouse * wirehouse

    Verb

    (hous)
  • To keep within a structure or container.
  • The car is housed in the garage.
  • * Evelyn
  • House your choicest carnations, or rather set them under a penthouse.
  • To admit to residence; to harbor/harbour.
  • * Sir Philip Sidney
  • Palladius wished him to house all the Helots.
  • To take shelter or lodging; to abide; to lodge.
  • * Shakespeare
  • You shall not house with me.
  • (astrology) To dwell within one of the twelve astrological houses.
  • * Dryden
  • Where Saturn houses .
  • To contain or cover mechanical parts.
  • (obsolete) To drive to a shelter.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (obsolete) To deposit and cover, as in the grave.
  • (Sandys)
  • (nautical) To stow in a safe place; to take down and make safe.
  • to house the upper spars

    Synonyms

    * (keep within a structure or container) store * (admit to residence) accommodate, harbor/harbour, host, put up * (contain or enclose mechanical parts) enclose

    sand

    English

    (wikipedia sand)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (label) Rock that is ground more finely than gravel, but is not as fine as silt (more formally, see ), forming beaches and deserts and also used in construction.
  • *
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage=For a spell we done pretty well. Then there came a reg'lar terror of a sou'wester same as you don't get one summer in a thousand, and blowed the shanty flat and ripped about half of the weir poles out of the sand .}}
  • A beach or other expanse of sand.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1892, author=(James Yoxall)
  • , chapter=7, title= The Lonely Pyramid , passage=It was the Lost Oasis, the Oasis of the vision in the sand . […] Deep-hidden in the hollow, beneath the cliffs, it lay; and round it the happy verdure spread for many a rood. […] Yes, the quest was ended, the Lost Oasis was the Found!}}
  • Personal courage (used before or around 1920s).
  • * {{quote-book, year=1979, title=Bendigo Shafter, first=Louis, last=L'Amour
  • , authorlink=Louis L'Amour, isbn=9780553123548, ol=24369989M , passage=There was youngsters all around him, and he stood there lookin’ at me and never turned a hair. He had sand , that Morrell.}}
  • A particle from 62.5 microns to 2 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale.
  • A light beige colour, like that of typical sand.
  • A single grain of sand.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (label) A moment or interval of time; the term or extent of one's life (referring to the sand in an hourglass).
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • The sands are numbered that make up my life.

    Derived terms

    * built on sand * bury one's head in the sand * Great Sandy Desert * kick sand in somebody's face * pound sand * oil sand * quicksand * sandbag * sandbank * sandbar * sand bath * sandblast * sand-blind * sandbox * sandbox tree * sandboy * sandbur * sand-cast * sand casting * sandcastle * sand crack * sand dab * sand dollar * sand dune * sand eel * sander * sanderling * sand flea * sandfly * sand fly * sandfly fever * sandglass * sandgroper * sandgrouse * sand hill * sandhill crane * sandhog * sand hopper * sandiness * sand iron * sand lance * sand leek * sand lily * sand lizard * sandman * sand martin * sand painting * sandpaper * sand pear * sandpiper * sandpit * sand shark * sand shoe * sandshoe * sandsoap * sandspit * sandstorm * sand table * sand trap * sand verbena * sand viper * sand wedge * sandworm * sandwort * sandy * sand yacht * sandyacht * tar sand

    See also

    (Other terms) * arena * arenicolous * psammite * sabulous * shar-pei * tombolo

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of a light beige colour, like that of typical sand.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To abrade the surface of (something) with sand or sandpaper in order to smooth or clean it.
  • To cover with sand.
  • See also

    *

    Anagrams

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