HyperDic: home

English > 17 senses of the word home:
NOUNlocationhome, placewhere you live at a particular time
artifacthome, dwelling, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling househousing that someone is living in
locationhomethe country or state or city where you live
artifacthome, home plate, home base, plate(baseball) base consisting of a rubber / rubber slab where the batter stands
locationhome, basethe place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
locationhomeplace where something began and flourished
statehomean environment offering affection and security
grouphome, family, household, house, menagea social unit living together
artifacthome, nursing home, rest homean institution where people are cared for
ADVERBallhomeat or to or in the direction of one's home / home or family
allhomeon or to the point aimed at
allhometo the fullest extent
ADJECTIVEallhomeused of your own ground
perthomerelating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are
allhome, interior, internal, nationalinside the country
VERBsocialhomeprovide with, or send to, a home / home / home / home
motionhomereturn home / home accurately from a long distance
home > pronunciation
Soundshhow'm
Rhymesaerodrome ... tome: 31 rhymes with owm...
English > home: 17 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsed of your own ground.
Example"a home game"
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
OppositeawayUsed of an opponent's ground
English > home: 17 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are.
Example"my home town"
Spanishnatal
Nounshomethe country or state or city where you live
English > home: 17 senses > adjective 3
MeaningInside the country.
Example"the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"
Synonymsinterior, internal, national
BroaderdomesticOf concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
Spanishnacional
Catalannacional
English > home: 17 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningWhere you live at a particular time.
Examples
  • "deliver the package to my home"
  • "he doesn't have a home to go to"
Synonymplace
Narrowerhome away from home, home from homeA place where you are just as comfortable and content as if you were home
Broaderresidence, abodeAny address at which you dwell more than temporarily
Spanishcasa
Catalancasa
Adjectiveshomelyhaving a feeling of home
Verbshomereturn home / home accurately from a long distance
English > home: 17 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaninghousing that someone is living in.
Example "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
Synonymsdwelling, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house
PartsbathroomA room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
bedroom, sleeping room, sleeping accommodation, chamber, bedchamberA room used primarily for sleeping
denA room that is comfortable and secluded / secluded
dinetteA small area off of a kitchen that is used for dining
dining room, dining-roomA room used for dining
dressing roomA room in which you can change clothes
family roomA recreation room in a private house
kitchenA room equipped for preparing meals
living room, living-room, sitting room, front room, parlor, parlourA room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax
Narrowercliff dwellingA rock and adobe dwelling built on sheltered ledges in the sides of a cliff
condominium, condoOne of the dwelling units in a condominium
fixer-upperA house or other dwelling in need of repair (usually offered for sale at a low price / price)
hearth, firesidehome symbolized as a part of the fireplace
hermitageThe abode of a hermit
homesteaddwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land
houseA dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
lake dwelling, pile dwellingdwelling built on piles in or near a lake
lodge, indian lodgeAny of various Native American dwellings
messuage(law) a dwelling house and its adjacent buildings and the adjacent land used by the household
semi-detached houseA dwelling that is attached to something on only one side
vacation homeA dwelling (a second home) where you live while you are on vacation
yurtA circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting
Broaderhousing, lodging, living accommodationsstructures collectively in which people are housed
Spanishcasa, domicilio, habitación, habitáculo, hogar, morada, piso, residencia, vasa, vivienda
Catalancasa, domicili, estatge, habitacle, habitatge, llar, pis, residència, vivenda
Adjectivesdomesticof or relating to the home / home / home / home
Verbshomeprovide with, or send to, a home / home / home / home
English > home: 17 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningThe country or state or city where you live.
Examples
  • "Canadian tariffs enabled United States lumber companies to raise prices at home"
  • "his home is New Jersey"
BroaderlocationA point or extent in space
Spanishcasa, hogar, país
Catalancasa, país
Adjectiveshomerelating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are
English > home: 17 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaning(baseball) base consisting of a rubber / rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score.
Example"he ruled that the runner failed to touch home"
Synonymshome plate, home base, plate
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Broaderbase, bagA place that the runner must touch before scoring
Spanishbase meta
Catalanbase de meta
English > home: 17 senses > noun 5, location
MeaningThe place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end.
Synonymbase
BroaderlocationA point or extent in space
Catalanbase
English > home: 17 senses > noun 6, location
Meaningplace where something began and flourished.
Example"the United States is the home of basketball"
Broaderbeginning, origin, root, rootage, sourceThe place where something begins, where it springs into being
Spanishcuna
English > home: 17 senses > noun 7, state
MeaningAn environment offering affection and security.
Examples
  • "home is where the heart is"
  • "he grew up in a good Christian home"
  • "there's no place like home"
BroaderenvironmentThe totality of surrounding conditions
Spanishcasa, hogar
Adjectiveshomey, homyhaving a feeling of home
Verbshomeprovide with, or send to, a home / home / home / home
English > home: 17 senses > noun 8, group
MeaningA social unit living together.
Example "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"
Synonymsfamily, household, house, menage
Narrowerbroken homeA family in which the parents have separated or divorced
extended familyA family consisting of the nuclear family and their blood relatives
foster familyThe family of a fosterling
foster homeA household in which an orphaned or delinquent child is placed (usually by a social-service agency)
menage a troishousehold for three
nuclear family, conjugal familyA family consisting of parents and their children and grandparents of a marital partner
Broaderunit, social unitAn organization regarded as part of a larger / larger social group
Spanishcasa, familia, hogar, menaje
Catalancasa, família, llar
Verbshomeprovide with, or send to, a home / home / home / home
English > home: 17 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningAn institution where people are cared for.
Example"a home for the elderly"
Synonymsnursing home, rest home
BroaderinstitutionAn establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated
Spanishclínica, hogar, sanatorio
Catalanclínica, llar, sanatori
Verbshomeprovide with, or send to, a home / home / home / home
English > home: 17 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAt or to or in the direction of one's home / home or family.
Examples
  • "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"
English > home: 17 senses > adverb 2
MeaningOn or to the point aimed at.
Example"the arrow struck home"
Spanishen la diana
English > home: 17 senses > adverb 3
MeaningTo the fullest extent; to the heart.
Examples
  • "drove the nail home"
  • "drove his point home"
  • "his comments hit home"
English > home: 17 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningProvide with, or send to, a home / home / home / home.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderhouse, put up, domiciliateProvide housing for
Nounshomehousing that someone is living in
homean institution where people are cared for
homea social unit living together
homean environment offering affection and security
English > home: 17 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningReturn home / home accurately from a long distance.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
BroaderreturnGo or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before
Nounshomewhere you live at a particular time

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