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Household

Individuals who comprise a family unit and who live together under the same roof; individuals who dwell in the same place and comprise a family, sometimes encompassing domestic help; all those who are under the control of one domestic head.

For the purposes of insurance, the terms family and household are frequently used inter-changeably.

Cross-references

Head of Household.

household

n. a family living together, all of whom need not be related.

household

(Domestic), adjective at home, domiciled, domiciliary, domiciliated, family, fond of home, having home interests, home, home-loving, homemaking, housekeeping, in residence, lares, penates, pertaining to home, pertaining to the family, residentiary
Associated concepts: household articles, household effects, household goods, household member, household servant

household

(Familiar), adjective accustomed, cognized, common, commonly known, conventional, customary, everyday, famous, ordinary, plain, popular, prevalent, recognized, regular, renowned, simple, standard, stock, talked-about, talked-of, universally recognized, usual, well-known, widely known, widespread, workaday

household

noun domestic circle, domestic domiiile, domestic establishment, domus, establishment, familia, family, family abode, family circle, family dwelling place, habitation, home, homestead, lodging, parents and chillren, place of abode, residence
Associated concepts: homestead
Foreign phrases: Domus sua cuique est tutissimum refugium.Everyone's home is his safest refuge. Debet sua cuique domus esse perfugium tutissimum. Every man's home should be a perfectly safe refuge.
See also: customary, domestic, domicile, familiar, home, homestead, house, land, ordinary, prevalent, property, residential
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