house-sit
intransitive verb see house sitter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • house-sit — past tense and past participle house sat present participle house sitting v to look after someone s house while they are away >housesitter[i] n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • house-sit — house ,sit verb intransitive to live in someone s house in order to take care of it while they are away ╾ house ,sitter noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • house-sit — UK / US verb [intransitive] Word forms house sit : present tense I/you/we/they house sit he/she/it house sits present participle house sitting past tense house sat past participle house sat to live in someone s house in order to look after it… …   English dictionary

  • house-sit — [c]/ˈhaʊs sɪt/ (say hows sit) verb (house sat, house sitting) –verb (i) 1. to occupy a house, apartment, etc., temporarily and without the payment of rent, for the purpose of providing security or daily maintenance during the absence of the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • house-sit — verb live in and look after a house while its owner is away. Derivatives house sitter noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • house-sit — verb ˈhaʊsˌsɪt/ to live in someones house and take care of it while they are away Im housesitting for my friends while theyre on vacation in France …   Wiktionary

  • house-sit — verb (I) to look after someone s house while they are away …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • house-sit — intransitive verb see house sitter …   Useful english dictionary

  • house´-sit´ter — house sit «HOWS SIHT», intransitive verb. Especially U.S. to live in and take care of a house while the regular occupants are away. –house´ sit´ter, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • house-sitter — noun [countable] [singular house sitter plural house sitters] Thesaurus: people who guard or look after places or peoplehyponym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

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