Synonyms for housing


1. housing, lodging, living accommodations, structure, construction
usage: structures collectively in which people are housed
2. housing, protective covering, protective cover, protection
usage: a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
3. caparison, trapping, housing, stable gear, saddlery, tack
usage: stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse


1. house, accommodate, hold, admit
usage: contain or cover; "This box houses the gears"
2. house, put up, domiciliate, shelter
usage: provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
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