Synonyms for (noun) home

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: housing, living accommodations, lodging

Definition: structures collectively in which people are housed


Synonyms: home, nursing home, rest home

Definition: an institution where people are cared for

Usage: a home for the elderly

Similar words: institution

Definition: an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: bag, base

Definition: a place that the runner must touch before scoring

Usage: he scrambled to get back to the bag


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: unit, social unit

Definition: an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

Usage: the coach said the offensive unit did a good job; after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: location

Definition: a point or extent in space


Synonyms: home, base

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

Similar words: location

Definition: a point or extent in space


Synonyms: 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?

Similar words: abode, residence

Definition: any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

Usage: a person can have several residences


Synonyms: home

Definition: place where something began and flourished

Usage: the United States is the home of basketball

Similar words: root, rootage, source, beginning, origin

Definition: the place where something begins, where it springs into being

Usage: the Italian beginning of the Renaissance; Jupiter was the origin of the radiation; Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River; communism's Russian root


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: environment

Definition: the totality of surrounding conditions

Usage: he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room

Synonyms for (verb) home

Synonyms: home

Definition: return home accurately from a long distance

Usage: homing pigeons

Similar words: return

Definition: go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before

Usage: return to your native land; the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean


Synonyms: home

Definition: provide with, or send to, a home

Similar words: put up, domiciliate, house

Definition: provide housing for

Usage: The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town

Synonyms for (adjective) home

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: domestic

Definition: of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation

Usage: domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction