Definition of At home

1. Noun. A reception held in your own home.

Generic synonyms: Reception

2. Adverb. On the home team's field. "They played at home last night"
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport

3. Adverb. At, to, or toward the place where you reside. "He worked at home"

Definition of At home

1. Adverb. In one's place of residence ¹

2. Adverb. (idiomatic) At ease, comfortable ¹

3. Adverb. In the home of one's parents. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of At Home

at first
at first bluff
at first blush
at first glance
at first sight
at full speed
at full stretch
at full throttle
at full tilt
at gaze
at grade
at gunpoint
at hand
at hand(p)
at heart
at home (current term)
at issue
at issue(a)
at knifepoint
at large
at large(ip)
at large(p)
at last
at latter Lammas
at least
at leisure
at leisure(p)
at length
at liberty(p)
at loggerheads

Literary usage of At home

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot (1860)
"GLEGG at home. IN order to see Mr. and Mrs. Glegg at home, we must enter the town of St. Ogg's—that venerable town with the red fluted roofs and the broad ..."

2. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1901)
"M Blanchard and Pollard call'd in the Evg. slept : and H. at home. ... I walk'd out to Neighbor Hastings and Cuttings we din'd, slept and H at home. ..."

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