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Definition of Home

Home

  1. See Homelyn.
  2. 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.
  3. One's native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt.
  4. The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. The home base; he started for home.
  8. Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.
  9. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.
  10. To one's home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home.
  11. Close; closely.
  12. 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.
  13. In various games, the ultimate point aimed at in a progress; goal
  14. The plate at which the batter stands.
  15. The place of a player in front of an opponent's goal; also, the player.

Home Quotations

Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do... but how much love we put in that action. - Mother Teresa
Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do... but how much love we put in that action.
Mother Teresa

When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home's potential for positive influence.
Stephen Covey

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
Jane Austen

And when the day arrives I'll become the sky and I'll become the sea and the sea will come to kiss me for I am going home. Nothing can stop me now.
Trent Reznor
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Home Translations

home in Afrikaans is huis toe
home in Danish is hjem
home in Dutch is huiswaarts, naar huis
home in Finnish is koti
home in French is patrie, hospice
home in German is Zuhause, HOME, Haus, Eigenheim
home in Italian is ospizio, patria, nazionale
home in Latin is domus
home in Norwegian is hjem, hus
home in Spanish is vernaculo, asilo
home in Swedish is hem
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