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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
                    • They spent the whole visit talking a mile a minute and then went home and phoned each other!
                    • “I do what I like”, he said, and — just to drive home the point — he spat on the newly-cleaned floor.
                    • They had also seen a Lockwood show home utilizing a mix of timber and gibbed walls.
                  2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                    • If I can get off early tomorrow, I'll give you a ride home.
                    • When I texted her, I accidentally asked her "Are you at good?" because good is a textonym of home.
                    • He was made one of the guardians of the young king James IV. but soon lost influence, being superseded by the Homes and Hepburns, and the wardenship of the marches was given to Alexander 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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