ADJ. average The average household pays 27p a day in water rates. | domestic, private, etc. | rural, urban | middle-class, working-class | high-income, low-income, poor, etc. | family, married-couple, single-person, etc.
VERB + HOUSEHOLD manage, run | set up Becoming an adult and setting up a household no longer mean the same thing.
HOUSEHOLD + NOUN appliance, contents, furniture, goods, item, product The household contents are covered by a separate insurance policy. | bills, budget, expenditure, expenses, income | chore, duties, task | rubbish, waste
PHRASES the head of the household The head of the household is responsible for completing the council tax form.