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home Explained

home at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[həum]

home at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

O.E. ham "dwelling, house, estate, village," from P.Gmc. *khaim- (cf. O.Fris. hem "home, village," O.N. heimr "residence, world," heima "home," Ger. heim "home," Goth. haims "village"), from PIE base *kei- "to lie, settle down" (cf. Gk. kome, Lith. kaimas "village;" O.C.S. semija "domestic servants"). The verb meaning "to be guided to a destination by radio signals, etc. (of missiles, aircraft, etc.) is from 1920; it had been used earlier in ref. to homing pigeons (1875). Home stretch (1841) is originally a reference from horse racing. Homebody is from 1821. Homeroom in the U.S. schools sense is first recorded 1915. Home-made is from 1659. Homeland first recorded 1670. Homeless is from 1615. Home economics first attested 1899. Homespun is from 1590 in the literal sense of "spun at home; 1600 in the fig. sense of "plain, homely." Home page first attested 1993. Slang phrase make (oneself) at home "become comfortable in a place one does not live" dates from 1892. To keep the home fires burning is from a song title from 1914. ///

home at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n ----------//
1 place where you live:
2 family:
3 where you came from/belong:
4 your country:
5 be/feel at home:
6 property:
7 for taking care of somebody:
8 make yourself at home:
9 make somebody feel at home:
10 the home of something:
11 sports team:
12 home from home:
13 home sweet home:
14 dogs'/cats' home:
15 find a home for something:
16 what's that when it's at home?:
17 games: ----------// [Language: Old English; Origin: ham 'village, home']//
1 PLACE WHERE YOU LIVE: [U and C] the house, apartment, or place where you live// --They have a beautiful home in California.// --Good luck in your new home! // at home// --Last night we stayed at home and watched TV.// away from home// --He was spending more and more time away from home.// work from/at home (=do your work at home instead of at a company office) // --A family of birds made their home (=started living) under the roof.//
2 FAMILY: [U and C] the place where a child lived with his or her family// --Jack left home when he was 16.// --Were you still living at home (=with your parents) ?// -- Carrie moved out of the family home a year ago.//
3 WHERE YOU CAME FROM/BELONG: [U and C] the place where you came from or where you usually live, especially when this is the place where you feel happy and comfortable// --She was born in Italy, but she's made Charleston her home .// back home// --The folks back home don't really understand what life is like here.//
4 YOUR COUNTRY: [U] the country where you live, as opposed to foreign countries// at home// --auto sales at home and abroad// back home// --Even though he's been travelling around the world, he's kept up with what's going on back home.//
5 be/feel at home: a) to feel comfortable in a place or with a person// be/feel at home in/with// --I'm already feeling at home in the new apartment.// --After a while we began to feel at home with each other.// b) to feel happy or confident about doing or using something// be/feel at home with/in// --Practise using the video until you feel quite at home with it.//
6 PROPERTY: [C] a house, apartment etc considered as property which you can buy or sell// --Attractive, modern homes for sale.//
7 FOR TAKING CARE OF SOMEBODY: [C] a place where people who are very old or sick, or children who have no family are looked after// --an old people's home// --I could never put Dad into a home .// children's home, nursing home, rest home//
8 make yourself at home: spoken used to tell someone who is visiting you that they should relax// --Sit down and make yourself at home.//
9 make sb feel at home: to make someone feel relaxed by being friendly towards them// --We like to make our customers feel at home.//
10 the home of sth: a) the place where something was first discovered, made, or developed// --America is the home of baseball.// b) the place where a plant or animal grows or lives// --India is the home of elephants and tigers.//
11 SPORTS TEAM: at home// if a sports team plays at home, they play at their own sports field// → away// at home to// --Birmingham Bullets are at home to Kingston.//
12 home from home: BrE home away from home AmE a place that you think is as pleasant and comfortable as your own house//
13 home sweet home: used to say how nice it is to be in your own home//
14 dogs'/cats' home: BrE a place where animals with no owners are looked after//
15 find a home for sth: BrE to find a place where something can be kept// --Can you find a home for the piano?//
16 what's that when it's at home?: BrE spoken used humorously to ask what a long or unusual word means//
17 GAMES: [U] a place in some games or sports which a player must try to reach in order to win a point// home plate, home run//
home 2 adv
1 to or at the place where you live: --Is Sue home from work yet?// bring/take sb/sth home // --They brought the baby home from the hospital on Friday.// --We stayed home last night.// --I'm going home now. See you tomorrow.// come/get/reach etc home (=arrive at your home) // --It was midnight by the time we got home.// --What time are you coming home?//
2 take home [hA124]120 per week/$600 a month etc: to earn a certain amount of money after tax has been taken off// --The average worker takes home around $300 a week.//
3 hit/drive/hammer etc sth home: a) to make sure that someone understands what you mean by saying it in an extremely direct and determined way// --We really need to drive this message home.// b) to hit or push something firmly into the correct position//
4 bring sth home to sb/come home to sb: to make you realize how serious, difficult, or dangerous something is// --The episode has brought home to me the pointlessness of this war.//
5 hit/strike home: if a remark, situation, or experience hits home, it makes you realize how serious, difficult, or dangerous something is// --She could see that her remark had hit home.//
6 be home and dry: BrE informal to have succeeded in doing something//
7 be home free: AmE informal to have succeeded in doing the most difficult part of something// --If I last five years with no symptoms, I'll be home free.// close to home at close2 (19)// ----------// HINT sense 1 // Do not use a preposition (a word such as 'at' or 'to') before home when it is an adverb: I travel home by bus (NOT I travel at home by bus). He returned home (NOT He returned to home). // ----------//
home 3 adj [only before noun]
1 relating to or belonging to your home or family: home address/number (=the address or telephone number of your house) // --These children need a proper home life .//
2 done at home or intended for use in a home: --good old-fashioned home cooking // --a home computer//
3 played or playing at a team's own sports field, rather than an opponent's field: home team/game/crowd/club etc // --The home team took the lead after 25 minutes.//
4 relating to a particular country, as opposed to foreign countries: domestic// --The meat was destined for the home market.//
home 4 v home in on [home in on sth] phr v//
1 to aim exactly at an object or place and move directly to it: --The bat can home in on insects using a kind of 'radar'.//
2 to direct your efforts or attention towards a particular fault or problem: --He homed in on the one weak link in the argument.//

Home at English => English (Answers) Of Explained:

independantbelow, beneath, under, underneathbelow, downstairs, underneathchoke, quell, suffocate, suppressconversation, interviewenterp

home at German => English Of Explained:

home

Home at English => English (GNU/Linux) Of Explained:

A directory or WWW page that is 'owned' by a user is often referred to as their 'home directory' or 'home page'. From KADOWKEV http://www.tldp.org/LDP/Linux-Dictionary/

home at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

181 Moby Thesaurus words for "home":
Heaven, Paradise, VA hospital, Vaterland, a better place, abode,
accessible, adept in, afterlife, afterworld, almshouse,
ancestral halls, asylum, at ease, at home, available, bailiwick,
base hospital, birthplace, chimney corner, clinic, comfortable,
commorancy, community hospital, composed, convalescent home,
convalescent hospital, conversant with, cosy, cradle, cuttingly,
deeply, destiny, diggings, digs, domal, domestic, domicile,
domiciliary, dwelling, effectively, emphasize, eternal home,
evacuation hospital, familiar with, family, family homestead, fate,
fatherland, field hospital, fireplace, fireside, foster home,
foyer, future state, general hospital, habitat, habitation,
halfway house, harshly, haunt, haven, hearth, hearth and home,
hearthstone, home place, home roof, home sweet home, homeground,
homeland, homestead, homewards, hospice, hospital, hospitium,
house, household, impress upon, in, infirmary, ingle, inglenook,
ingleside, inland, inpatient clinic, institution, internal,
intestine, la patrie, life after death, life to come,
living quarters, locality, lodgings, maison de sante, make clear,
manorial, mansional, menage, mental hospital, mother country,
motherland, municipal, national, native, native environment,
native land, native soil, next world, nursing home, orphanage,
osteopathic hospital, otherworld, outpatient clinic, palatial,
paternal roof, patria, peaceful, place, placid, policlinic,
polyclinic, poor farm, poorhouse, postexistence, private hospital,
proficient in, profoundly, proprietary hospital, public hospital,
range, refuge, relaxed, residence, residency, residential,
residentiary, rest home, retreat, roof, rooftree, sanatorium,
serene, severely, shelter, sick bay, sickbed, sickroom, site,
skilled in, snug harbor, soil, special hospital, stamping,
station hospital, stress, surgical hospital, teaching hospital,
tellingly, territory, the beyond, the good hereafter, the grave,
the great beyond, the great hereafter, the hereafter,
the old country, the unknown, toft, tranquil, untroubled, up on,
veterans hospital, voluntary hospital, ward, welcoming,
well-baby clinic, what bodes, what is fated, workhouse,
world to come

home at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Focus): focus, point of convergence, center, gathering place, haunt, retreat, venue, rendezvous, rallying point, headquarters, home, club, depot, store, trysting place, meeting place.

[N] (Refuge): refuge, sanctuary, retreat, keep, last resort, ward, prison, asylum, ark, home, hiding place, sanctum sanctorum .

home at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun, adjective, adverb, verb
noun
house, etc.
1 [C, U] the house or flat/apartment that you live in, especially with your family:
We are not far from my home now. * Old people prefer to stay in their own homes. * She leaves home at 7 every day. * the family home * While travelling she missed the comforts of home. * He left home (= left his parents and began an independent life) at sixteen. * Nowadays a lot of people work from home. * I'll call you from home later. * (figurative) We haven't found a home for all my father's books yet (= a place where they can be kept). * stray dogs needing new homes
see also STAY-AT-HOME
2 [C] a house or flat/apartment, etc., when you think of it as property that can be bought and sold:
a holiday / summer home * A lot of new homes are being built on the edge of town. * Private home ownership is increasing faster than ever. * They applied for a home improvement loan.
see also MOBILE HOME, SECOND HOME, STATELY HOME
town / country
3 [C, U] the town, district, country, etc. that you come from, or where you are living and that you feel you belong to:
I often think about my friends back home. * Jane left England and made Greece her home. * Jamaica is home to over two million people.
family
4 [C] used to refer to a family living together, and the way it behaves:
She came from a violent home. * They wanted to give the boy a secure and loving home. * He had always wanted a real home with a wife and children.
see also BROKEN HOME
for old people / children
5 [C] a place where people who cannot care for themselves live and are cared for by others:
a children's home * an old people's home * a retirement home * a home for the mentally ill * She has lived in a home since she was six.
see also NURSING HOME, REST HOME
for pets
6 [C] a place where pets with no owner are looked after:
a dogs' / cats' home
of plant / animal
7 [sing., U] the place where a plant or animal usually lives; the place where sb/sth can be found:
This region is the home of many species of wild flower. * The tiger's home is in the jungle. * The Rockies are home to bears and mountain lions. * Arizona is home to the Grand Canyon and the Petrified Forest. * Beverly Hills is the home of the stars.
where sth first done
8 [sing.] the ~ of sth the place where sth was first discovered, made or invented:
New Orleans, the home of jazz * Greece, the home of democracy
IDIOMS
at home
1 in a person's own house, flat/apartment, etc:
I phoned you last night, but you weren't at home. * Oh no, I left my purse at home. * He lived at home (= with his parents) until he was thirty.
2 comfortable and relaxed:
Sit down and make yourself at home. * Simon feels very at home on a horse.
3 (used especially in journalism) in sb's own country, not in a foreign country:
The president is not as popular at home as he is abroad.
4 if a sports team plays at home, it plays in the town, etc. that it comes from:
Leeds are playing at home this weekend. * Is the match on Saturday at home or away?
away from home
1 away from a person's own house, flat/apartment, etc:
He works away from home during the week. * I don't want to be away from home for too long.
2 (BrE) if a sports team plays away from home, it plays in the town, etc. that its opponent comes from:
The side has scored 24 goals away from home this season.
a home from home (BrE) (AmE a home away from home) a place where you feel relaxed and comfortable as if you were in your own home:
The guests are made to feel that the hotel is a home from home.
home sweet home (often ironic) used to say how pleasant your home is (especially when you really mean that it is not pleasant at all)
set up home (BrE) (used especially about a couple) to start living in a new place:
They got married and set up home together in Hull.
when he's, it's, etc. at home (BrE, humorous) used to emphasize a question about sb/sth:
Who's she when she's at home? (= I don't know her)
more at CHARITY, CLOSE adj., EAT, ENGLISHMAN, SPIRITUAL
adjective [only before noun]
where you live
1 connected with the place where you live:
home life (= with your family) * a person's home address / town * We offer customers a free home delivery service.
made / used at home
2 made or used at home:
home movies * home cooking * a home computer * home brew (= beer that is made at home)
own country
3 (especially BrE) connected with your own country rather than foreign countries
SYN DOMESTIC:
products for the home market * home news / affairs
OPP FOREIGN, OVERSEAS
in sport
4 connected with a team's own sports ground:
a home match / win * the home team * Rangers were playing in front of their home crowd.
compare AWAY
adverb
where you live
1 to or at the place where you live:
Come on, it's time to go home. * What time did you get home last night? * The trip has been exhausting and I'll be glad to be home. * After a month, they went back home to America. * It was a lovely day so I walked home. * Anna will drive me home after work. * Hopefully the doctors will allow her home tomorrow. * (AmE) I like to stay home in the evenings.
into correct position
2 into the correct position:
She leaned on the door and pushed the bolt home. * He drove the ball home (= scored a goal) from 15 metres. * The torpedo struck home on the hull of the ship.
IDIOMS
be home and dry (BrE) (AmE be home free) to have done sth successfully, especially when it was difficult:
I could see the finish line and thought I was home and dry.
bring home the bacon (informal) to be successful at sth; to earn money for your family to live on:
His friends had all gone to college or were bringing home the bacon.
bring sth home to sb to make sb realize how important, difficult or serious sth is:
The sight of his pale face brought home to me how ill he really was. * The television pictures brought home to us all the full horror of the attack.
come home to sb to become completely clear to sb, often in a way that is painful:
It suddenly came home to him that he was never going to see Julie again.
sth comes home to roost (also the chickens come home to roost) used to say that if sb says or does sth bad or wrong, it will affect them badly in the future
hit / strike home if a remark, etc. hits/ strikes home, it has a strong effect on sb, in a way that makes them realize what the true facts of a situation are:
Her face went pale as his words hit home.
more at COW n., DRIVE v., PRESS v., RAM v., ROMP n., WRITE
verb
PHRASAL VERBS
home in on sth
1 to aim at sth and move straight towards it:
The missile homed in on the target. * a shark homing in on its victim
2 to direct your thoughts or attention towards sth:
I began to feel I was really homing in on the answer. * The investigation homed in on the town of Carlton.

Home at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Home \Home\, n.
In various games, the ultimate point aimed at in a progress;
goal; as:
(a) (Baseball) The plate at which the batter stands.
(b) (Lacrosse) The place of a player in front of an
opponent's goal; also, the player.

Home \Home\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
See {Homelyn}.

Home \Home\, adv.
1. To one's home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come
home, carry home.

2. Close; closely.

How home the charge reaches us, has been made out.
--South.

They come home to men's business and bosoms.
--Bacon.

3. To the place where it belongs; to the end of a course; to
the full length; as, to drive a nail home; to ram a
cartridge home.

Wear thy good rapier bare and put it home. --Shak.

Note: Home is often used in the formation of compound words,
many of which need no special definition; as,
home-brewed, home-built, home-grown, etc.

{To bring home}. See under {Bring}.

{To come home}.
(a) To touch or affect personally. See under {Come}.
(b) (Naut.) To drag toward the vessel, instead of holding
firm, as the cable is shortened; -- said of an anchor.


{To haul home the sheets of a sail} (Naut.), to haul the
clews close to the sheave hole. --Totten.

Home \Home\, a.
1. Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic;
not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.

2. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.

{Home base} (Baseball), the base at which the batsman stands
and which is the last goal in making a run.

{Home farm}, {grounds}, etc., the farm, grounds, etc.,
adjacent to the residence of the owner.

{Home lot}, an inclosed plot on which the owner's home
stands. [U. S.]

{Home rule}, rule or government of an appendent or dependent
country, as to all local and internal legislation, by
means of a governing power vested in the people within the
country itself, in contradistinction to a government
established by the dominant country; as, home rule in
Ireland. Also used adjectively; as, home-rule members of
Parliament.

{Home ruler}, one who favors or advocates home rule.

{Home run} (Baseball), a complete circuit of the bases made
before the batted ball is returned to the home base.

{Home stretch} (Sport.), that part of a race course between
the last curve and the winning post.

{Home thrust}, a well directed or effective thrust; one that
wounds in a vital part; hence, in controversy, a personal
attack.

Home \Home\ (110), n. [OE. hom, ham, AS. h[=a]m; akin to OS.
hem, D. & G. heim, Sw. hem, Dan. hiem, Icel. heimr abode,
world, heima home, Goth. haims village, Lith. k["e]mas, and
perh. to Gr.? village, or to E. hind a peasant; cf. Skr.
ksh?ma abode, place of rest, security, kshi to dwell. ?, ? ]
1. One's own dwelling place; the house in which one lives;
esp., the house in which one lives with his family; the
habitual abode of one's family; also, one's birthplace.

The disciples went away again to their own home.
--John xx. 10.

Home is the sacred refuge of our life. --Dryden.

Home! home! sweet, sweet home! There's no place like
home. --Payne.

2. One's native land; the place or country in which one
dwells; the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt.
``Our old home [England].'' --Hawthorne.

3. The abiding place of the affections, especially of the
domestic affections.

He entered in his house -- his home no more, For
without hearts there is no home. --Byron.

4. The locality where a thing is usually found, or was first
found, or where it is naturally abundant; habitat; seat;
as, the home of the pine.

Her eyes are homes of silent prayer. --Tennyson.

Flandria, by plenty made the home of war. --Prior.

5. A place of refuge and rest; an asylum; as, a home for
outcasts; a home for the blind; hence, esp., the grave;
the final rest; also, the native and eternal dwelling
place of the soul.

Man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go
about the streets. --Eccl. xii.
5.

6. (Baseball) The home base; he started for home.

{At home}.
(a) At one's own house, or lodgings.
(b) In one's own town or country; as, peace abroad and at
home.
(c) Prepared to receive callers.

{Home department}, the department of executive
administration, by which the internal affairs of a country
are managed. [Eng.]

{To be at home on any subject}, to be conversant or familiar
with it.

{To feel at home}, to be at one's ease.

{To make one's self at home}, to conduct one's self with as
much freedom as if at home.

Syn: Tenement; house; dwelling; abode; domicile.

home at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Homelyn \Home"lyn\, n. [Scot. hommelin.] (Zo["o]l)
The European sand ray ({Raia maculata}); -- called also
{home}, {mirror ray}, and {rough ray}.

home at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

home
n 1: where you live at a particular time; "deliver the package to
my home"; "he doesn't have a home to go to"; "your place
or mine?" [syn: {place}]
2: housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest
dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide
homes for the homeless" [syn: {dwelling}, {domicile}, {abode},
{habitation}, {dwelling house}]
3: the country or state or city where you live; "Canadian
tariffs enabled United States lumber companies to raise
prices at home"; "his home is New Jersey"
4: an environment offering affection and security; "home is
where the heart is"; "he grew up in a good Christian
home"; "there's no place like home"
5: an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the
elderly" [syn: {nursing home}, {rest home}]
6: the place where you are stationed and from which missions
start and end [syn: {base}]
7: a social unit living together; "he moved his family to
Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited
until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how
many people made up his home" [syn: {family}, {household},
{house}, {menage}]
8: (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter
stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to
score; "he ruled that the runner failed to touch home"
[syn: {home plate}, {home base}, {plate}]
9: place where something began and flourished; "the United
States is the home of basketball"

home
adv 1: at or to or in the direction of one's home or family; "He
stays home on weekends"; "after the game the children
brought friends home for supper"; "I'll be home
tomorrow"; "came riding home in style"; "I hope you
will come home for Christmas"; "I'll take her home";
"don't forget to write home"
2: on or to the point aimed at; "the arrow struck home"
3: to the fullest extent; to the heart; "drove the nail home";
"drove his point home"; "his comments hit home"

home
v 1: provide with, or send to, a home
2: return home accurately from a long distance; "homing
pigeons"

home
adj 1: used of your own ground; "a home game" [syn: {home(a)}]
[ant: {away}]
2: relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots
are; "my home town"
3: inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader
responsibilities than the United States Department of the
Interior"; "the nation's internal politics" [syn: {home(a)},
{interior(a)}, {internal}, {national}]

home at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Home|home-

English

Inter: wikipedia » dab=home (disambiguation)|home

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » enm|en Inter: term » home|lang=enm, Inter: term » hom|lang=enm, Inter: term » hoom|lang=enm, Inter: term » ham|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » ang|en Inter: term » ham|hām|village, hamlet, manor, estate, home, dwelling, house, region, country|lang=ang, from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|en Inter: recons » haimaz||home, village|lang=gem-pro, from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|en Inter: recons » ḱóymos||village, home|lang=ine-pro.
Inter: rel-top » cognates
Cognate with Inter: etyl » sco|- Inter: term » hame||home, homeland|lang=sco, Inter: etyl » frr|- Inter: term » hamm||home, homeland|lang=frr, Inter: etyl » nl|- Inter: term » heem||home|lang=nl, Inter: etyl » de|- Inter: term » Heim||home|lang=de, Inter: etyl » da|- Inter: term » hjem||home|lang=da, Inter: etyl » sv|- Inter: term » hem||home|lang=sv, Inter: etyl » is|- Inter: term » heimur||heimur||abode, village, home, the world|lang=is, Inter: etyl » ga|- Inter: term » caoimh|lang=ga||dear, Inter: etyl » lt|- Inter: term » kaimas||village|lang=lt, Inter: term » šeima||family|lang=lt, Inter: etyl » sq|- Inter: term » lang=sq|komb||nation, people, Inter: etyl » cu|- Inter: term » lang=cu|сѣмь||seed, Inter: etyl » grc|- Inter: term » lang=grc|κώμη||village|tr=kṓmē), from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|en Inter: recons » ḱey-||to lie|lang=ine-pro (compare Inter: etyl » hit|- Inter: term » |kittari|it lies|leng=hit, Inter: etyl » grc|- Inter: term » κεῖμαι||to lie down|tr=keîmai|lang=grc, Inter: etyl » la|- Inter: term » civis||citizen|leng=la, Inter: etyl » ae|- Inter: term » |...|tr=saēte|he lies, rests|leng=ae, Inter: etyl » sa|- Inter: term » |...|tr=śáye|he lies|leng=sa.
Inter: rfscript » Deva Inter: rfscript » Avestan Inter: rfscript » Cuneiform
Inter: rel-botto » m

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: enPR » hōm, Inter: IPA » /həʊm/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /h@Um/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: enPR » hōm, Inter: IPA » /hoʊm/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /hoUm/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-home.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » əʊm

    Noun

    Inter: wikipedi » a


Inter: en-nou » n
  • One’s own dwelling place; the house or structure in which one lives; especially the house in which one lives with his family; the habitual abode of one’s family; also, one’s birthplace.
    1. c.1526, Inter: w » William Tyndale, Category: s - :Bible (Tyndale)/John|Bible (Tyndale): John, xx, 10,
    2. : And the disciples wet awaye agayne vnto their awne home.
    3. 1808, Inter: w » John Dryden, Inter: w » Walter Scott (editor), The Works of John Dryden,
    4. : Thither for ease and soft repose we come: / Home is the sacred refuge of our life; / Secured from all approaches, but a wife.
    5. 1822, Inter: w » John Howard Payne, Inter: w » Home! Sweet Home!
    6. : ''Home! home! sweet, sweet home! / There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home.
    7. One’s native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one’s ancestors dwell or dwelt.
    8. 1863, Inter: w » Nathaniel Hawthorne, Our Old Home: A Series of English Sketches,
    9. : Visiting these famous localities, and a great many others, I hope that I do not compromise my American patriotism by acknowledging that I was often conscious of a fervent hereditary attachment to the native soil of our forefathers, and felt it to be our own Old Home.
    10. 1980, Inter: w » Peter Allen, song, Inter: w » I Still Call Australia Home,
    11. : I've been to cities that never close down / From New York to Rio and old London town / But no matter how far or how wide I roam / I still call Australia home.
    12. The place where a person was raised; Childhood or parental home; home of one’s parents or guardian.
    13. : I left home last year.
    14. 2004, Jean Harrison, Home,
    15. : The rights listed in the UNCRC cover all areas of children's lives such as their right to have a home and their right to be educated.
    16. The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections.
    17. 1837, Inter: w » George Gordon Byron, Don Juan,
    18. : He enter'd in the house—his home no more, / For without hearts there is no home; ...
    19. The locality where a thing is usually found, or was first found, or where it is naturally abundant; habitat; seat.
    20. : ''the home of the pine.
    21. 1706, Inter: w » Matthew Prior, An Ode, Humbly Inscribed to the Queen, on the ẛucceẛs of Her Majeẛtys Arms, 1706, as republished in 1795, Robert Anderson (editor), The Works of the British Poets'',
    22. : ... Flandria, by plenty made the home of war, / Shall weep her crime, and bow to Charles r'estor'd, ...
    23. 1849, Inter: w » Alfred Tennyson, Category: s - :In Memoriam A. H. H.|In Memoriam A. H. H.,
    24. : Her eyes are homes of silent prayer, / Nor other thought her mind admits / But, he was dead, and there he sits, / And he that brought him back is there.
    25. A place of refuge, rest or care; an asylum.
    26. : a home for outcasts
    27. : a home for the blind
    28. : a veterans home''
    29. Inter: by extensio » n the grave; the final rest; also, the native and eternal dwelling place of the soul.
    30. 1769, King James Bible, Oxford Standard text, Category: s - :Bible (King James)/Ecclesiastes|Ecclesiastes, xii, 5,
    31. : ... because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets:
    32. Inter: gaming » in various games The ultimate point aimed at in a progress; the goal.
    33. : The object of Sorry! is to get all four of your pawns to your home.
    34. Inter: basebal » l Home plate.
    35. Inter: lacross » e The place of a player in front of an opponent’s goal; also, the player.
    36. Inter: Interne » t The landing page of a website; the site's homepage
    37. Inter: US » slang shortened form of homeboy
    38. 2008, Category: w - :Breaking Bad|Breaking Bad, Cancer Man:
    39. : Jesse Pinkman: Hey, homes. I'm joking! Ok? I'm totally joking!

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » one’s own dwelling place tenement, house, dwelling, abode, domicile, residence

  • Inter: sense » (baseball) home plate home base

    Derived terms

    Inter: rel-top3 » Terms derived from the noun "home"
  • at home
  • at-homeness
  • bring home
  • broken home
  • drive home
  • funeral home
  • holiday home
  • homebuilder
  • home computer
  • Home Depot

  • Inter: rel-mid » 3
    • home-grown
    • home help
    • home is where you hang your hat
    • home is where the heart is
    • home-made
    • home movie
    • homeowner
    • home plate
    • home run


    Inter: rel-mid » 3
  • Home Secretary
  • homesickness
  • home stretch
  • home teach
  • home team
  • motor home
  • nursing home
  • parental home

  • Inter: rel-botto » m
    Inter: lookfrom » home

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » house or structure in which someone lives
    • Afrikaans: Inter: t+ » af|huis
    • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|shtëpi
    • Inter: trreq » am
    • Arabic: Inter: t+ » ar|بيت|m|tr=bayt
    • Inter: trreq » an
    • Armenian: Inter: t+ » hy|տուն|tr=tun
    • Inter: trreq » as
    • Asturian: Inter: t+ » ast|casa|f
    • Inter: trreq » ay
    • Inter: trreq » az
    • Bakhtiari: Inter: tø » bqi|حونه|sc=fa-Arab
    • Baluchi: Inter: tø » bal|لوگ, Inter: tø » bal|گس|tr=gis
    • Basque: Inter: t+ » eu|etxe
    • Inter: trreq » bn
    • Inter: trreq » br
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|дом|m
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|llar|m, Inter: t+ » ca|casa|f
    • Chamicuro: Inter: tø » ccc|ajkochi
    • Inter: trreq » ch
    • Cherokee: Inter: t- » chr|ᎣᏪᏅᏒ|tr=owenvsv|sc=Cher
    • Inter: trreq » ny
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|家|tr=jiā|sc=Hani
    • : Min Nan: Inter: t+ » nan|厝|tr=chhù|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » nan|㢄|tr=tau|sc=Hani
    • Chiricahua: Inter: tø » apm|kuugha̧
    • Choctaw: Inter: tø » cho|chuka
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|domov|m
    • Danish: Inter: t+ » da|hjem|n
    • Inter: trreq » dv
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|huis|m, Inter: t- » nl|heem|n
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|hejmo, Inter: t- » eo|loĝejo
    • Estonian: Inter: t+ » et|kodu
    • Inter: trreq » ee
    • Inter: trreq » ext
    • Faroese: Inter: t- » fo|heim|n
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|koti, Inter: qualifier » colloquial Inter: t+ » fi|hima, Inter: qualifier » colloquial Inter: t- » fi|himppe
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|maison|f
    • Inter: trreq » fur
    • Galician: Inter: t+ » gl|fogar|m
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|სახლი|tr=saxli|sc=Geor
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Heim|n, Inter: t+ » de|Zuhause|n, Inter: t+ » de|Wohnung|f

  • Gothic: {{tø|got|
  • Home at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » home

    English

    Etymology 1

    From home

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • A key that when pressed causes the cursor to go to the first character of the current line.
    Antonyms
    * Inter: l » en|End

  • Category: Category:en:Buttons -

    Etymology 2

    Pronunciation

    * /ˈhjuːm/

    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • Inter: surname » habitational|from=Old English

  • Category: ang:Home -
    Translation: fr » Home
    Translation: mr » Home