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    home - Dictionary definition and meaning for word home

    Definition
    (noun) where you live at a particular time
    Synonyms : place
    Example Sentence
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
    Definition
    (noun) housing that someone is living in
    Example Sentence
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless
    Definition
    (noun) the country or state or city where you live
    Example Sentence
    • Canadian tariffs enabled United States lumber companies to raise prices at home
    • his home is New Jersey
    Definition
    (noun) (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    Synonyms : home base , home plate , plate
    Example Sentence
    • he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
    Definition
    (noun) the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
    Synonyms : base
    Definition
    (noun) place where something began and flourished
    Example Sentence
    • the United States is the home of basketball
    Definition
    (noun) an environment offering affection and security
    Example Sentence
    • home is where the heart is
    • he grew up in a good Christian home
    • there's no place like home
    Definition
    (noun) a social unit living together
    Synonyms : family , house , household , menage
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) an institution where people are cared for
    Synonyms : nursing home , rest home
    Example Sentence
    • a home for the elderly
    Definition
    (verb) provide with, or send to, a home Definition
    (verb) return home accurately from a long distance
    Example Sentence
    • homing pigeons
    Definition
    (adj) used of your own ground
    Example Sentence
    • a home game
    Definition
    (adj) relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are
    Example Sentence
    • my home town
    Definition
    (adj) inside the country
    Synonyms : interior , internal , national
    Example Sentence
    • the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior
    • the nation's internal politics
    Definition
    (adv) at or to or in the direction of one's home or family
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adv) on or to the point aimed at
    Example Sentence
    • the arrow struck home
    Definition
    (adv) to the fullest extent; to the heart
    Example Sentence
    • drove the nail home
    • drove his point home
    • his comments hit home
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for home

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