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Definitions of home

  1. housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. provide with, or send to, a home Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the elderly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. (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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. where you live; "deliver the package to my home"; "he doesn't have a home to go to"; "your place or mine?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. place where something began and flourished; "the United States is the home of basketball" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. to the fullest extent; to the heart; "drove the nail home"; "drove his point home"; "his comments hit home" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. having controlling authority; where important decisions are made; "home base"; "home ofice" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. (sport) used of your own ground; "a home game" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. relating to or taking place in a home or house or household; "home cooking"; "home furnishings"; "home care for the elderly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. 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?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. return home accurately from a long distance; "homing pigeons" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. used of your own ground; "a home game" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are; "my home town" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. 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". Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. on or to the point aimed at; "the arrow struck home" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. See Homelyn. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. One's native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. The home base; he started for home. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. To one's home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. Close; closely. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. In various games, the ultimate point aimed at in a progress; goal Webster Dictionary DB
  35. The plate at which the batter stands. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. The place of a player in front of an opponent's goal; also, the player. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. One's abode or residence; dwelling place of a man and his family; fatherland; locality where a plant or animal abounds; a benevolent or charitable institution. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  38. Pertaining to one's abode or country; domestic; to the point designed; as, a home thrust; near; effective. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  39. To or at home; to the uttermost; closely. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  40. One's house or country: place of constant residence: the seat, as of war. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  41. Pertaining to one's dwelling or country: domestic: close: severe. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  42. To one's habitation or country: close: closely: to the point. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  43. HOMELESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  44. HOMELESSNESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  45. One's house or country. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  46. Pertaining to home; close. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  47. To one's home; to the full depth. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  48. Pertaining to home or country. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  49. Going home; effective. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  50. A place of abode; family residence; resting place; habitat. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  51. In games, a goal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  52. To or at home. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  53. To the place or point intended. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  54. Connected with one's dwelling or country; domestic; close; severe; pointed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  55. To one's habitation, or country; pointedly; closely. At home, at one's house; in one's country. To be at home, to be conversant with, or familiar. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  56. One's dwelling with one's family; where one stays; one's own country; where one is at rest; the grave; an institution to provide something like home comfort. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  57. A dwelling-house; an abode; one's own country. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  58. Domestic; produced at home or in one's own country; close or severe, as a home thrust. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  59. To one's own habitation or country; close to our own breast or affairs; to the utmost; fully; closely; home is used of anything close in its place-applied to the sheets of the sails, to the shot in a gun, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  60. L. Fr. Man; a man.Home ne sera puny pur suer des briefes en court le roy, soit il a droit on a tort.A man shall not be punished for suiug out writs in the king's court whether he be rightor wrong. 2 Inst 228. thelawdictionary.org
  61. h[=o]m, n. one's house or country: place of constant residence: the residence of a family: the seat, as of war: a charitable institution where domestic comforts are given to the destitute.--adj. pertaining to one's dwelling or country: domestic: close: severe.--adv. pertaining to one's habitation or country: close: closely: to the point: effectively.--adjs. HOME'-BORN, native, not foreign; HOME'BOUND, homeward-bound; HOME'-BRED, bred at home: native: domestic: plain: unpolished; HOME'-BREWED, brewed at home or for home use.--n. HOME'-FARM, the farm near the home or mansion of a gentleman.--adjs. HOME'FELT, felt in one's own breast: inward: private; HOME'-GROWN, produced in one's own country, not imported; HOME'-KEEP'ING, staying at home; HOME'LESS, without a home.--n. HOME'LESSNESS,--adv. HOME'LILY.--n. HOME'LINESS.--adjs. HOME'LY, pertaining to home: familiar: plain; HOME'-MADE, made at home: made in one's own country: plain.--n. HOM'ER, a pigeon trained to fly home from a distance.--adj. HOME'SICK, sick or grieved at separation from home.--n. HOME'SICKNESS.--adj. HOME'SPUN, spun or wrought at home: not made in foreign countries: plain: inelegant.--n. cloth made at home.--ns. HOME'STALL, HOME'STEAD, the place of a mansion-house: the enclosures immediately connected with it: original station.--advs. HOME'WARD, HOME'WARDS, towards home: towards one's habitation or country.--adj. in the direction of home.--adj. HOME'WARD-BOUND, bound homeward or to one's native land.--adjs. HOM'ING, having a tendency to return home; HOM'Y, home-like.--HOME CIRCUIT, the south-eastern circuit of Assize, including the home counties (except Middlesex), also Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk; HOME COUNTIES, the counties over and into which London has extended--Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, Surrey; HOME DEPARTMENT, that part of government which is concerned with the maintenance of the internal peace of the United Kingdom--its headquarters the HOME OFFICE, its official head the HOME SECRETARY; HOME RULE, a form of self-government claimed by Ireland, with a separate parliament for the management of internal affairs.--AT HOME, in one's own house: at ease: familiar: a phrase signifying that a family will be at home at a fixed date, and ready to receive visitors--as a n.--a reception; BRING HOME TO, to prove to, in such a way that there is no way of escaping the conclusion: to impress upon; EAT OUT OF HOUSE AND HOME, to live at the expense of another so as to ruin him; LONG HOME, the grave; MAKE ONE'S SELF AT HOME, to be as free and unrestrained as when in one's own house; PAY HOME, to strike to the quick: to retaliate. [A.S. hám; Dut. and Ger. heim, Goth. haims.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  62. Dwelling-place; fixed residence of family or household; native land; long or last h., the grave; place where thing is native or most common; institution of refuge or rest for destitute or infirm persons; (in games) goal; at h., in one\'s own house or native land, at one\'s ease, familiar with or on (subject, &c.), accessible to callers (esp. not at h.), (n.) see ATHOME; (adj.) of, connected with, h.; carried on at h.; proceeding from h.; in the neighbourhood of h.; h. counties, those nearest to London; carried on, produced, in one\'s own country, as h. industries, products; treating of domestic affairs; H. Office, department of Secretary of State for H. Affairs, building used for this; that comes h. to one, as h. question, truth, thrust; (adv.) to one\'s h. or country, as come, go, h.; arrived at h., as he is h.; to the point aimed at, as the thrust went h.; bring charge h. to person, convict him of it; come h. to, affect intimately; h.-born, native; h.-bred, bred at h.; h.-coming, arrival at home; h.-felt, felt intimately; h.-made, made at h. or for h. consumption; H. Rule, government of a country (esp. Ireland) by its own citizens; h.-sick (ness), depressed, depression, as result of absence from h. Hence homeless, homelike, aa. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  63. Go home (esp. of pigeons); furnish (person &c.) with a home. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  64. (beer &c.) brewed at h.; h.-keeping a., stay-at-home. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  65. n. [Anglo-Saxon, Gothic, Greek] The house in which one resides; residence;—the place or country in which one dwells, and also all that pertains to a dwelling-place;—the present state of existence;—the grave; the future state. Cabinet Dictionary
  66. His own house, the private dwelling; his own country; the place of constant residence; united to a substantive, it signifies domestick. Complete Dictionary
  67. To one’s own habitation; to one’s own country; close to one’s own breast or affairs; to the point designed; united to a substantive, it implies force and efficacy. Complete Dictionary

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