Definition of Home
1. Noun. Where you live at a particular time. "Your place or mine?"
Generic synonyms: Abode, Residence
Specialized synonyms: Home Away From Home, Home From Home
Derivative terms: Homely, Place
2. Verb. Provide with, or send to, a home.
3. Adjective. Used of your own ground. "A home game"
4. Adverb. At or to or in the direction of one's home or family. "Don't forget to write home"
5. Noun. Housing that someone is living in. "They raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
Terms within: Bath, Bathroom, Bedchamber, Bedroom, Chamber, Sleeping Accommodation, Sleeping Room, Den, Dinette, Dining Room, Dining-room, Dressing Room, Family Room, Kitchen, Front Room, Living Room, Living-room, Parlor, Parlour, Sitting Room
Specialized synonyms: Cliff Dwelling, Condo, Condominium, Fixer-upper, Fireside, Hearth, Hermitage, Homestead, House, Lake Dwelling, Pile Dwelling, Indian Lodge, Lodge, Messuage, Semi-detached House, Vacation Home, Yurt
Generic synonyms: Housing, Living Accommodations, Lodging
Derivative terms: Domiciliary, Dwell
6. Verb. Return home accurately from a long distance. "Homing pigeons"
7. Adjective. Relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are. "My home town"
8. Adverb. On or to the point aimed at. "The arrow struck home"
9. Noun. The country or state or city where you live. "His home is New Jersey"
10. Adjective. Inside the country. "The nation's internal politics"
11. Adverb. To the fullest extent; to the heart. "His comments hit home"
12. 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"
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Generic synonyms: Bag, Base
13. Noun. The place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end.
14. Noun. Place where something began and flourished. "The United States is the home of basketball"
15. Noun. An environment offering affection and security. "There's no place like home"
16. Noun. A social unit living together. "The teacher asked how many people made up his home"
Specialized synonyms: Broken Home, Conjugal Family, Nuclear Family, Extended Family, Foster Family, Foster Home, Menage A Trois
Generic synonyms: Social Unit, Unit
Derivative terms: Householder
17. Noun. An institution where people are cared for. "A home for the elderly"
Definition of Home
1. n. See Homelyn.
2. a. Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.
3. adv. To one's home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home.
4. n. In various games, the ultimate point aimed at in a progress; goal
Definition of Home
1. Noun. A key that when pressed causes the cursor to go to the first character of the current line. ¹
2. Proper noun. (surname habitational from=Old English) ¹
3. Noun. One’s own dwelling place; the house or structure in which one lives; especially the house in which one lives with his family; the habitual abode of one’s family; also, one’s birthplace. ¹
4. Noun. One’s native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one’s ancestors dwell or dwelt. ¹
5. Noun. The place where a person was raised; Childhood or parental home; home of one’s parents or guardian. ¹
6. Noun. The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections. ¹
7. Noun. The locality where a thing is usually found, or was first found, or where it is naturally abundant; habitat; seat. ¹
8. Noun. A place of refuge and rest; an asylum; as, a home for outcasts; a home for the blind; hence, especially, the grave; the final rest; also, the native and eternal dwelling place of the soul. ¹
9. Noun. (gaming in various games) The ultimate point aimed at in a progress; the goal. ¹
10. Noun. (baseball) Home plate. ¹
11. Noun. (lacrosse) The place of a player in front of an opponent’s goal; also, the player. ¹
12. Noun. (Internet) The landing page of a website; the site's homepage ¹
13. Verb. ''(usually with "in on")'' To seek or aim for something. ¹
14. Adjective. Of or pertaining to one’s dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts. ¹
15. Adjective. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust. ¹
16. Adverb. To one’s home or country ¹
17. Adverb. Close; closely. ¹
18. Adverb. To the place where it belongs; to the end of a course; to the full length. ¹
19. Adverb. In one's place of residence or one's customary or official location; at home ¹
20. Adverb. (UK soccer) Into the goal. ¹
21. Adverb. (internet) To the home page. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Home
1. to return to one's home (place of residence) [v HOMED, HOMING, HOMES]
Medical Definition of Home
1. One's own dwelling place; the house in which one lives; especially, the house in which one lives with his family; the habitual abode of one's family; also, one's birthplace. "The disciples went away again to their own home." (John xx. 10) "Home is the sacred refuge of our life." (Dryden) "Home! home! sweet, sweet home! There's no place like home." (Payne)
2. One's native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt. "Our old home [England]"
3. The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections. "He entered in his house his home no more, For without hearts there is no home." (Byron)
4. 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. "Her eyes are homes of silent prayer." (Tennyson) "Flandria, by plenty made the home of war." (Prior)
5. A place of refuge and rest; an asylum; as, a home for outcasts; a home for the blind; hence, especially, the grave; the final rest; also, the native and eternal dwelling place of the soul. "Man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets." (Eccl. Xii. 5)
6. The home base; he started for home. at home. At one's own house, or lodgings. In one's own town or country; as, peace abroad and at home. Prepared to receive callers. Home department, the department of executive administration, by which the internal affairs of a country are managed. To be at home on any subject, to be conversant or familiar with it. To feel at home, to be at one's ease. To make one's self at home, to conduct one's self with as much freedom as if at home.
Synonym: Tenement, house, dwelling, abode, domicile.
Origin: OE. Hom, ham, AS. Ham; akin to OS. Hem, D. & G. Heim, Sw. Hem, Dan. Hiem, Icel. Heimr abode, world, heima home, Goth. Haims village, Lith. Kemas, and perh. To Gr. Village, or to E. Hind a peasant; cf. Skr.kshma abode, place of rest, security, kshi to dwell.
1. Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.
2. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust. Home base, that part of a race course between the last curve and the winning post. Home thrust, a well directed or effective thrust; one that wounds in a vital part; hence, in controversy, a personal attack.
1. To one's home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home.
2. Close; closely. "How home the charge reaches us, has been made out." (South) "They come home to men's business and bosoms." (Bacon)
3. 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. "Wear thy good rapier bare and put it home." (Shak)
Home is often used in the formation of compound words, many of which need no special definition; as, home-brewed, home-built, home-grown, etc. To bring home. See Bring. To come home. To touch or affect personally. See Come.
To haul the clews close to the sheave hole.
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