* (adverb) at or to or in the direction of one''s home or family; "I''ll tak
Example(s) of use: "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"
Other definitions and usage examples for Home in different contexts:
- (verb) provide with, or send to, a home;
- (noun) where you live at a particular time; "deliver the package to my home"; "he doesn''t have a home to go to"; "your place or mine?"
- (noun) housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
- (adjective) relating to or being where one lives or where one''s roots are; "my home town"
- (verb) return home accurately from a long distance; "homing pigeons"
- (adverb) on or to the point aimed at; "the arrow struck home"
- (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"
- (adverb) to the fullest extent; to the heart; "drove the nail home"; "drove his point home"; "his comments hit home"
- (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"
- (noun) an institution where people are cared for "a home for the elderly"
- (noun) the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
- (noun) a social unit living together "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"
- (noun) (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score "he ruled that the runner failed to touch home"
- (noun) place where something began and flourished "the United States is the home of basketball"
- (n.) See Homelyn.
- (n.) One's own dwelling place; the house in which one lives; esp.,
the house in which one lives with his family; the habitual abode of
one's family; also, one's birthplace.
- (n.) One's native land; the place or country in which one dwells;
the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt.
- (n.) The abiding place of the affections, especially of the
- (n.) The locality where a thing is usually found, or was first
found, or where it is naturally abundant; habitat; seat; as, the home
of the pine.
- (n.) A place of refuge and rest; an asylum; as, a home for
outcasts; a home for the blind; hence, esp., the grave; the final rest;
also, the native and eternal dwelling place of the soul.
- (n.) The home base; he started for home.
- (a.) Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not
foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.
- (a.) Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.
- (adv.) To one's home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come
home, carry home.
- (adv.) Close; closely.
- (adv.) To the place where it belongs; to the end of a course; to
the full length; as, to drive a nail home; to ram a cartridge home.
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