household
I (domestic) adjective at home, domesticus, domiciled, domiciliary, domiciliated, family, fond of home, having home interests, home, home-loving, home-owning, homemaking, housekeeping, in residence, lares, penates, pertaining to home, pertaining to the ramny, residential, residentiary associated concepts: household articles, household effects, household goods, household member, household servant II (familiar) adjective accustomed, celebrated, cognized, common, commonly known, commonplace, conventional, customary, everyday, famous, habitual, ordinary, plain, popular, prevalent, recognized, regular, renowned, simple, standard, stock, talked-about, talked-of, universally recognized, usual, well-known, well-recognized, widely known, widespread, workaday III noun domestic circle, domestic domicile, domestic establishment, domus, establishment, familia, family, family abode, family circle, family dwelling place, habitation, home, homestead, lodging, parents and children, place of abode, residence associated concepts: homestead foreign phrases:
- Domus sua cuique est tutisslmum refugium. — Everyone's home is his safest refuge
- Debet sua cuique domus esse perfugium tutisslmum. — Every man's home should be a perfectly safe refuge.
IV index domestic (household), familiar (customary), home (domicile), homestead, house, ordinary, prevalent, property (land), residential

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


household
People living together in one dwelling, who may or may not be related.
Category: Divorce & Family Law
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


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.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


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.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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