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homeless Explained

homeless at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['həumləs]

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

adj
1 without a home: --Thousands of people have been made homeless .//
2 the homeless [plural] people who have nowhere to live, and who often live on the streets: -- homelessness n [U] //

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

65 Moby Thesaurus words for "homeless":
abandoned, alienated, alone, aloof, apart, bankrupt, bums,
companionless, defenseless, derelict, deserted, desolate,
destitute, detached, down-and-out, exiled, fatherless, forlorn,
forsaken, fortuneless, friendless, godforsaken, helpless,
houseless, in the gutter, in the red, insolvent, insular, isolated,
kithless, landless, lone, lonely, lonesome, moneyless, motherless,
out of funds, outcast, penniless, propertyless, removed, rootless,
separate, separated, single-handed, solitary, solo, stateless,
unabetted, unaccompanied, unaided, unassisted, unattended,
unescorted, unestablished, unfriended, unharbored, unhoused,
unplaced, unseconded, unsettled, unsupported, vagabond, withdrawn,
without a sou

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

[ADJ] (Displacement): displaced, unplaced, unsettled, homeless, out of place, out of a situation, misplaced, out of its element.

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

adjective
1 having no home:
The scheme has been set up to help homeless people.
2 (the homeless) noun [pl.] people who have no home:
helping the homeless
homelessness noun [U]:
Homelessness amongst young people has risen to record levels.

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

Homeless \Home"less\, a. [AS. h[=a]mleas.]
Destitute of a home. -- {Home"less*ness}, n.

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

homeless
adj 1: without nationality or citizenship; "stateless persons"
[syn: {stateless}]
2: physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security;
"made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from
one country to another"- James Stern [syn: {dispossessed},
{roofless}]
n 1: someone with no housing; "the homeless became a problem in
the large cities" [syn: {homeless person}]
2: people who are homeless; "the homeless lived on the city
streets"

homeless at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: recons » homles|lang=enm, Inter: recons » hamles|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » ang Inter: term » hamleas|hāmlēas|homeless|lang=ang, equivalent to Inter: suffix » home|less. Cognate with Inter: etyl » da|- Inter: term » hjemløs||homeless|lang=da, Inter: etyl » sv|- Inter: term » hemlös||homeless|lang=sv. Compare also Inter: etyl » de|- Inter: term » heimatlos||homeless|lang=de, Inter: etyl » is|- Inter: term » heimilislaus||homeless|lang=is.

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio » en-us-homeless.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective

Inter: en-adj » -
  • Lacking a permanent place of residence.
    1. : Whenever I pass the park, I see the homeless people sleeping on the benches.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » lacking a permanent residence

  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|sense llar
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|無家可歸|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|无家可归|tr=wújiākěguī|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|露宿街頭|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|露宿街头|tr=lùsù jiētóu|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|nebydlící, Inter: t- » cs|bez přístřeší, Inter: t- » cs|bez domova, Inter: t- » cs|bezprizorný
  • Danish: Inter: t+ » da|hjemløs
  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|dakloos
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|koditon, Inter: t+ » fi|asunnoton
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|SDF (Inter: t+ » fr|sans domicile fixe)
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|obdachlos
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|άστεγος|tr=ástegos|sc=Grek

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|hajléktalan
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|gan dídean
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|家のない|tr=ie-no nai, Inter: t- » ja|ホームレス|tr=hōmuresu
    • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|بی‌خانمان|tr=bixânemân|sc=fa-Arab
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|bezdomny|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|sem-abrigo|m, Inter: t+ » pt|sem-teto, Inter: t+ » pt|mendigo|m, Inter: t- » pt|mendiga|f
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|бездомный|m|tr=bezdómnyj, Inter: t+ » ru|бомж|m|tr=bomž Inter: qualifier » noun, Inter: qualifier » children Inter: t+ » ru|беспризорный|tr=besprizórnyj|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|sin hogar, Inter: t+ » es|desamparado
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|evsiz, Inter: t+ » tr|vatansız


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Derived terms

    * homeless dumping
  • homeless shelter
  • homelessness

    Related terms

    * home

    See also

    * destitute
  • bum
  • unhoused
  • transient

  • Translation: cy » homeless
    Translation: da » homeless
    Translation: et » homeless
    Translation: el » homeless
    Translation: fa » homeless
    Translation: fr » homeless
    Translation: ko » homeless
    Translation: io » homeless
    Translation: kn » homeless
    Translation: ku » homeless
    Translation: hu » homeless
    Translation: ml » homeless
    Translation: my » homeless
    Translation: pl » homeless
    Translation: ru » homeless
    Translation: fi » homeless
    Translation: sv » homeless
    Translation: ta » homeless
    Translation: te » homeless
    Translation: tr » homeless
    Translation: vi » homeless
    Translation: zh » homeless