1. [ noun ] where you live at a particular time
Synonyms: place

"deliver the package to my home" "he doesn't have a home to go to" "your place or mine?"

Related terms: residence home_away_from_home place
2. [ noun ] (housing) housing that someone is living in
Synonyms: dwelling dwelling_house abode habitation domicile

"he built a modest dwelling near the pond" "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"

Related terms: housing house parsonage row_house hearth semi-detached_house messuage lodge hermitage vacation_home homestead yurt cliff_dwelling condominium fixer-upper lake_dwelling kitchen bedroom living_room dressing_room bathroom dining_room family_room den
3. [ noun ] the country or state or city where you live

"Canadian tariffs enabled United States lumber companies to raise prices at home" "his home is New Jersey"

Related terms: location
4. [ adverb ] at or to or in the direction of one's home or family

"He stays home on weekends" "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"

5. [ noun ] an environment offering affection and security

"home is where the heart is" "he grew up in a good Christian home" "there's no place like home"

Related terms: environment
6. [ noun ] (housing) an institution where people are cared for
Synonyms: rest_home nursing_home

"a home for the elderly"

Related terms: institution
7. [ noun ] the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
Synonyms: base
Related terms: location station
8. [ 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: plate home_plate home_base

"he ruled that the runner failed to touch home"

Related terms: base baseball
9. [ adjective ] (sport) used of your own ground

"a home game"

Related terms: away sport
10. [ noun ] place where something began and flourished

"the United States is the home of basketball"

Related terms: beginning
11. [ adjective ] relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are

"my home town"

12. [ adverb ] on or to the point aimed at

"the arrow struck home"

13. [ noun ] (housing) a social unit living together
Synonyms: family house household menage

"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"

Related terms: unit foster_home extended_family menage_a_trois foster_family nuclear_family
14. [ adverb ] to the fullest extent; to the heart

"drove the nail home" "drove his point home" "his comments hit home"

15. [ verb ] (housing) provide with, or send to, a home
Related terms: house dwelling
16. [ adjective ] relating to or taking place in a home or house or household

"home cooking" "home furnishings" "home care for the elderly"

Related terms: domestic
17. [ adjective ] having controlling authority; where important decisions are made

"home base" "home office"

Related terms: central base
18. [ adjective ] inside the country
Synonyms: national internal interior

"the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior" "the nation's internal politics"

Related terms: domestic
19. [ verb ] return home accurately from a long distance, as of some birds

"homing pigeons"

Related terms: return
Similar spelling:   Homme