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  Definition 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"
  2. an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the elderly"
  3. (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"
  4. 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"
  5. 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"
  6. the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
  7. 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?"
  8. place where something began and flourished; "the United States is the home of basketball"
  9. 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"
  10. return home accurately from a long distance; "homing pigeons"
  11. provide with, or send to, a home
  12. relating to or being where one lives or where one''s roots are; "my home town"
  13. 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 tak
  14. to the fullest extent; to the heart; "drove the nail home"; "drove his point home"; "his comments hit home"
  15. on or to the point aimed at; "the arrow struck home"
Similar Words: dwelling, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house, nursing home, rest home, home plate, home base, plate, family, household, house, menage, base, place


Hyponyms: cliff dwelling, condominium, condo, fixer-upper, hearth, fireside, hermitage, homestead, house, lake dwelling, pile dwelling, lodge, indian lodge, messuage, semi-detached house, vacation home, yurt, nuclear family, conjugal family, extended family, foster family, foster home, menage a trois, home away from home, home from home


Derivational Morphology: dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate, station, post, base, send, place, family, household, house, menage, nursing home, rest home, dwelling, abode, habitation, dwelling house


Language Translations:
Bosnian: dom   Bulgarian: дом  
Catalan: llar   Chinese:  
Croatian: dom and domovina   Danish: hjem and hjemland  
Estonian: kodu and kodumaa and sünnikodu   Finnish: koti and kotimaa  
French: foyer and patrie   Georgian: სახლი  
German: Heim and Heimat   Greek: πατρίδα and σπίτι  
Hungarian: otthon and szülőföld   Italian: casa and patria  
Japanese: and 故郷   Kurdish: mal  
Latin: domus   Maltese: dar and pajjiż  
Norwegian: heim and hjemland   Polish: dom  
Portuguese: lar   Romanian: casă  
Russian: дом   Slovene: dom  
Spanish: hogar   Swedish: hem and hemland  
Tagalog: bahay   Telugu: ఇల్లు  
Turkish: ev   Vietnamese: nhà and quê hương  
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