Definitions for home

Definitions for (noun) home

Main entry: dwelling, dwelling house, domicile, habitation, home, abode

Definition: housing that someone is living in

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

Main entry: home, nursing home, rest home

Definition: an institution where people are cared for

Usage: a home for the elderly

Main entry: home, home base, home plate, plate

Definition: (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score

Usage: he ruled that the runner failed to touch home

Main entry: home, house, household, family, menage

Definition: a social unit living together

Usage: 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

Main entry: home

Definition: the country or state or city where you live

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

Main entry: home, base

Definition: the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end

Main entry: place, home

Definition: where you live at a particular time

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

Main entry: home

Definition: place where something began and flourished

Usage: the United States is the home of basketball

Main entry: home

Definition: an environment offering affection and security

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

Definitions for (verb) home

Main entry: home

Definition: return home accurately from a long distance

Usage: homing pigeons

Main entry: home

Definition: provide with, or send to, a home

Definitions for (adj) home

Main entry: interior, internal, home, national

Definition: inside the country

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

Main entry: home

Definition: used of your own ground

Usage: a home game

Main entry: home

Definition: relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are

Usage: my home town

Definitions for (adv) home

Main entry: home

Definition: at or to or in the direction of one's home or family

Usage: 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

Main entry: home

Definition: to the fullest extent; to the heart

Usage: drove the nail home; drove his point home; his comments hit home

Main entry: home

Definition: on or to the point aimed at

Usage: the arrow struck home

Visual thesaurus for home