Home
hōm/
noun
noun: home; plural noun: homes
 
  1. the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household.
    “I was nineteen when I left home and went to college”
    synonyms: residence, place of residence, house, apartment, flat, bungalow, cottage; More

    accommodations, property, quarters, rooms, lodgings;
    a roof over one’s head;
    informalpad, digs;
    formaldomicile, abode, dwelling, dwelling place, habitation
    “they fled their homes”
    • the family or social unit occupying a home.
      “he came from a good home and was well educated”
    • a house or an apartment considered as a commercial property.
      “low-cost homes for first-time buyers”
    • a place where something flourishes, is most typically found, or from which it originates.
      “Piedmont is the home of Italy’s finest red wines”
      synonyms: origin, source, cradle, fount, fountainhead

      “the home of fine wines”
    • informal
      a place where an object is kept.
  2.  
    an institution for people needing professional care or supervision.
    “an old people’s home”
    synonyms: institution, nursing home, retirement home, rest home; More

    children’s home;
    “a home for the elderly”
  3.  
    Sports
    the goal or end point.
    • the place where a player is free from attack.
    • (in lacrosse) each of the three players stationed nearest their opponents’s goal.
    • Baseball
      short for home plate.
    • a game played or won by a team on their own field or court.
adjective
adjective: home
  1.  
    of or relating to the place where one lives.
    “I don’t have your home address”
    • made, done, or intended for use in the place where one lives.
      “traditional home cooking”
      synonyms: homemade, homegrown, family

      “home movies”
    • relating to one’s own country and its domestic affairs.
      “Japanese competitors are selling cars for lower prices in the US than in their home market”
      synonyms: domestic, internal, local, national, interior

      “the home market”
      antonyms: foreign, international
  2.  
    (of a sports game) played at the team’s own field or court.
    “their first home game of the season”
    • relating to or denoting a sports team that is playing at its own field or court.
      “the home team”
  3.  
    North American
    denoting the administrative center of an organization.
    “the company has moved its home office”
adverb
adverb: home
  1.  
    to or at the place where one lives.
    “what time did he get home last night?”
    • to the end or conclusion of a race or something difficult.
      “the favorite romped home six lengths clear”
    • Baseball
      to or toward home plate.
    • to the intended or correct position.
      “he drove the bolt home noisily”
verb
verb: home; 3rd person present: homes; past tense: homed; past participle: homed; gerund or present participle: homing
  1.  
    (of an animal) return by instinct to its territory after leaving it.
    “a dozen geese homing to their summer nesting grounds”
    • (of a pigeon bred for long-distance racing) fly back to or arrive at its loft after being released at a distant point.
  2.  
    move or be aimed toward (a target or destination) with great accuracy.
    “more than 100 missiles were launched, homing in on radar emissions”
    synonyms: focus on, concentrate on, zero in on, center on, fix on.

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Home Page
noun
noun: home page; plural noun: home pages; noun: homepage; plural noun: homepages
  1.  
    the introductory page of a website, typically serving as a table of contents for the site.
  2.  
    a web page set as the default or start-up page on a browser.
    “I love his site and it’s been my home page for years”
 
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