The definition of a household is a family or social unit living together, or everything related to the actions of the household.(noun)
Household is defined as common or known to everyone.(adjective)
An example of household as an adjective is household name; a very familiar name.
See household in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME houshold: see house & hold,
See household in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English houshold
Origin: : hous, house; see House
Origin: + hold, possession, holding (from Old English, from healdan, to hold; see hold1).
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