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home meaning

EN[həʊm] [hoʊm] [-əʊm]
US
WHome
  • A home is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families in a tribe.
  • Transitory accommodation, such as a hospital, prison, boarding school, college or university is not normally considered permanent enough to replace a more stable location as 'home'.
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    Definition of home in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhomesPREhome-SUF-ome
    1. (heading) A dwelling.
      1. And the disciples wet awaye agayne vnto their awne home.
      2. The rights listed in the UNCRC cover all areas of children's lives such as their right to have a home and their right to be educated.
      3. He enter'd in the house—his home no more, / For without hearts there is no home; [ …]
      4. It's what you bring into a house that makes it a home
      5. a home for outcasts;  a home for the blind;  a veterans' home
      6. [ …] because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets: [ …]
    2. One’s native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one’s ancestors dwell or dwelt.
      1. The locality where a thing is usually found, or was first found, or where it is naturally abundant; habitat; seat.
        1. the home of the pine ‎
      2. (heading) A focus point.
        1. The object of Sorry! is to get all four of your pawns to your home. ‎
      3. (US) SLA Shortened form of homeboy.
        1. (computing) Short for home directory.
        2. VerbSGhomesPRhomingPT, PPhomed
          1. (usually with "in on") To seek or aim for something.
            1. The missile was able to home in on the target.
        3. Adjective
          1. Of or pertaining to one’s dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.
            1. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.
            2. Adverb
              1. To one’s home or country.
                1. go home, come home, carry home.
              2. Close; closely.
                1. To the place where it belongs; to the end of a course; to the full length.
                  1. to drive a nail home; to ram a cartridge home
                2. In one's place of residence or one's customary or official location; at home.
                  1. Everyone's gone to watch the game; there's nobody home.
                3. (Britain, soccer) Into the goal.
                  1. (Internet) To the home page.
                    1. Click here to go home.
                4. More Examples
                  1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                    • I spent the last 2 Christmases abroad, so it's good to be at home this Christmas.
                    • We're going to stay home this year. No holidays. You can like it or lump it.
                    • “I do what I like”, he said, and — just to drive home the point — he spat on the newly-cleaned floor.
                  2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                    • She got ridiculously drunk last night and chucked up in the back of the minicab on the way home.
                    • Will he stick with cartoonishly cardiganed replacement bro Jerry (Tim Key), or let Jez come home?
                    • As he would hitch it up, the horse would bolt and light out for home.
                • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                  1. Adjectives
                    • Uncomparable adjectives
                    • Adverbs
                      • Uncomparable adverbs
                      • Nouns
                        • Countable nouns
                        • Verbs
                        Related Links:
                        1. en homes
                        2. en homer
                        3. en homeward
                        4. en homely
                        5. en homestead
                        Source: Wiktionary
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                        Meaning of home for the defined word.

                        Grammatically, this word "home" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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