HyperDic: homestead

English > 4 senses of the word homestead:
NOUNpossessionhomesteadthe home and adjacent grounds occupied by a family
possessionhomesteadland acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law
artifacthomesteaddwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land
VERBchangehomesteadsettle land given by the government and occupy it as a homestead
homestead > pronunciation
Soundshhow'msteh.d
Rhymesabed ... zed: 93 rhymes with ehd...
English > homestead: 4 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe home and adjacent grounds occupied by a family.
BroaderlandThe land on which real estate is located
Spanishcasa de labranza, masía
Catalancasa pairal, masia
English > homestead: 4 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningLand acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law.
Broaderestate, land, landed estate, acres, demesneextensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
Spanishcaserío, granja
Catalancaseriu, granja
Verbshomesteadsettle land given by the government and occupy it as a homestead
English > homestead: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningdwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land.
Broaderdwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling househousing that someone is living in
English > homestead: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningSettle land given by the government and occupy it as a homestead.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadersettleform a community / community
Nounshomesteadland acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law
homesteadersomeone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it

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