house-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: contain or provide housing for

Dallas Hall opened in 1915 and housed the entire university as well as a bank.
This building housed the elementary school.
The convention center housed homeless people during the depression.
The refugee camp housed over 400,000 people.
England's biggest collection of sculpture is housed in the estate of Bretton Park.

VerbNet: fit-54.3, pocket-9.10
FrameNet: Containing, Provide_lodging
PropBank: house.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2