Science / Astrology / House: One of the twelve mathematically derived sections (houses) of a horoscope, each of which represents a particular area of life. The size of a house and the zodiacal degree that appears on its cusp depend upon the house system used.

Other Words for House

House Adverb Synonyms: residence, dwelling, dwelling-place, home, abode, household, homestead, domicile, lodging(s), quarters, building, edifice
House Verb Synonyms: family, line, lineage, dynasty, clan, ancestry, strain, race, blood, descendants, forebears
House Noun Synonyms: legislature, legislative body, congress, parliament, assembly, council, diet


Business / Finance / Clearinghouse: A member firm of a clearing house. Each clearing member must also be a member of the exchange. Not all members of the exchange, however, are members of the clearing organization. All trades of a non-c MORE

House Account

Business / Finance / House Account: Firms that conduct business as broker-dealers in securities or in the investment banking field are charaterized as houses. MORE

Angular Houses

Science / Astrology / Angular Houses: The first, fourth, seventh and tenth houses. In a quadrant system (unequal house), the angles form the cusps of these houses. The experiential focus of these house is initiatory and dynamic. They are MORE

Temporal Houses

Science / Astrology / Temporal Houses: House two, six and ten, ruled by earth signs; symbolic of the material aspects life. As a group they form the Trinity of Wealth. MORE

Eleventh House

Science / Astrology / Eleventh House: Also known as the House of Friends. It describes friendships and acquaintances, as well as hopes and dreams. It rules groups, humanitarianism and philanthropic attitudes. MORE

Cadent Houses

Science / Astrology / Cadent Houses: From the Latin cadere, to fall; houses three, six, nine and twelve fall behind angular houses. Ruled naturally by mutable signs (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces, respectively), they are also cal MORE