What does the word household mean?

Usage examples for household

  1. The little mother had died two years ago, and the household cares had all fallen on Sara's shoulders since. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. For instance, the ladies of this household. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  3. I found the whole household full of the storm. – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald