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home  


      n  
1    abode, domicile, dwelling, dwelling place, habitation, house, pad     (slang)   residence  
2    birthplace, family, fireside, hearth, homestead, home town, household  
3    abode, element, environment, habitat, habitation, haunt, home ground, range, stamping ground, territory  
4    at home:     
a    available, in, present  
b    at ease, comfortable, familiar, relaxed  
c    entertaining, giving a party, having guests, receiving  
d      (as a noun)    party, reception, soirée  
5    at home in, on, or with      conversant with, familiar with, knowledgeable, proficient, skilled, well-versed  
6    bring home to      drive home, emphasize, impress upon, make clear, press home  
      adj  
7    central, domestic, familiar, family, household, inland, internal, local, national, native  
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See also:

homely, homage, Homeric, homeland

Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
n.
care home
exp.
Port Out Starboard Home
Folk etymology: rich ship passengers paid for cabins on the side most in shadow. Supposedly shortened to P.O.S.H on tickets. No evidence for this origin; the word comes from 19th century slang.
adj.
Chick for home decorating
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
n.
informal name given to footwear items like socks, home foot covers or plastic foot covers used for hygienical reasons
n.
stereotypical belief that disconsiders in terms of intellectual and physical qualities women who stay home to look after their children
adj.
forced by a medical condition to spend most of the time home
n.
a false acronym created "backwards", i.e. from a phrase deliberately invented to generate the acronym, e.g. posh "port out starboard home".
n.
parent whose children no longer leave in the family home
n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")
n.
feeling of emptiness experienced by parents after the children leave their home
[Psych.]

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