house-sit

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house-sit (third-person singular simple present house-sits, present participle house-sitting, simple past and past participle house-sat)

  1. (intransitive) To live in someone else's home for the purpose of protecting and tending to it in the owner's or tenant's absence.
    • I'm housesitting for my friends while they're on vacation in France.