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Dictionary definition for: Home

1. (n) where you live at a particular time; "deliver the package to my home" "he doesn''t have a home to go to" "your place or mine?"

2. (v) provide with, or send to, a home

3. (r) at or to or in the direction of one''s home or family; "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 tak

4. (n) housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond" "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"

5. (v) return home accurately from a long distance; "homing pigeons"

6. (a) relating to or being where one lives or where one''s roots are; "my home town"

7. (r) on or to the point aimed at; "the arrow struck home"

8. (n) the country or state or city where you live; "Canadian tariffs enabled United States lumber companies to raise prices at home" "his home is New Jersey"

9. (r) to the fullest extent; to the heart; "drove the nail home" "drove his point home" "his comments hit home"

10. (n) an environment offering affection and security; "home is where the heart is" "he grew up in a good Christian home" "there''s no place like home"

11. (n) an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the elderly"

12. (n) the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end

13. (n) a social unit living together; "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"

14. (n) (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"

15. (n) place where something began and flourished; "the United States is the home of basketball"

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