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Another word for home

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Noun
  1. A building or shelter where one lives

    See also:

    protection

  2. The natural environment of an animal or plant

      1. (Informal) A regular or favorite gathering place, resort, or haunt
      1. (Chiefly Southern US) A ghost or other supernatural being.
      2. A place often visited
      3. A place much frequented.
      1. A structure that affords a controlled environment for living in extremely inhospitable locations, such as an underwater research laboratory.
      2. The region where a plant or animal naturally grows or lives; native environment
      3. An artificial environment created for an animal to live in:
    See also:

    territory

  3. An institution that provides care and shelter

      1. Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather:
      2. The state of being covered or protected:
      3. The state of being covered or protected; protection; refuge
      1. An institution providing medical, surgical, or psychiatric testing and treatment for people who are ill, injured, pregnant, etc. on an inpatient, outpatient, or emergency care basis: often involved with public health programs, research, medical education, etc.
      2. A charitable institution for providing and caring for the aged, infirm, orphaned, etc.
      3. A repair shop for specified items:
      1. A shelter or lodging for travelers, pilgrims, foundlings, or the destitute, especially one maintained by a monastic order.
      2. A homelike facility to provide supportive care for terminally ill patients
      3. Such care, often when provided in a patient's home, a nursing home, etc.
      1. (Obs.) A sanctuary, as a temple, where criminals, debtors, etc. were safe from arrest
      2. Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
      3. A place, such as a church, formerly constituting an inviolable refuge for criminals or debtors.
    See also:

    protection

Adjective
  1. Of or relating to the family or household

      1. Of a household or home; domestic
      2. Commonly known; familiar:
      3. Of, relating to, or used in a household:
      1. Of a simple or unpretentious nature; plain:
      2. Not attractive or good-looking:
      3. Characteristic of or suitable for home or home life; simple and unpretentious or plain and everyday
      1. Characteristic of or suitable for a family, esp. one regarded as traditional or typical; wholesome, middle-class, etc.
      2. Being suitable for a family:
      1. Occurring or tending to occur among members of a family, usually by heredity:
      2. Of or relating to a family.
      1. Made or produced in the home country; native
      2. Enjoying and attentive to the home and family life
      3. Of or relating to the family or household:
    See also:

    group

    kin

  2. Of, from, or within a country's own territory

      1. (Short for) Native American
      2. Natural, unaltered, or unadorned:
      3. Being such by birth or origin:
      1. Devoted to one's own nation or its interests; patriotic.
      2. Established, maintained, or owned by the federal government
      3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a nation:
      1. Of or relating to the domestic affairs of a nation, group, or business.
      2. Having to do with the domestic affairs of a country
      3. Residing in or dependent on essential nature; intrinsic:
      1. Made or produced in the home country; native
      2. Pertaining to the internal affairs or products of a country; relating to matters of the family. Pertaining to the internal affairs or products of a country; relating to matters of the family.
      3. Of or relating to a country's internal affairs:
    See also:

    native

Another word for home

Noun
  1. A dwelling place

      1. A condominium.
      2. (Law) Abbreviation of condominium.
      1. A structure or complex built by ants, termites, or other social animals to house a colony.
      2. The people who frequent such a place
      3. A cozy or snug place in which to live or rest; retreat
      1. (Plural only, colloquial) Lodgings. From diggings.
      2. Plural form of dig
      1. The center of an organization's operations or administration.
      2. The main office, or center of operations and control, of anyone in command, as in an army or police force
      3. A place of concentrated activity or influence.
      1. (Computers) An instance or the result of dumping stored data.
      2. (Vulgar Slang) An act of defecating. Often used with take.
      3. (Slang) A poorly maintained or disreputable place.
      1. Alternative spelling of hideout.
      2. A place to hide
      3. (Informal) A hiding place, as for gangsters
      1. (--- Sports) A piece of equipment consisting of shaped cushioning material often attached to a hard outer surface and worn to protect against blows, collisions, or shots.
      2. The apartment, house, etc. where one lives
      3. Anything made of or stuffed with soft material to fill out a shape, protect against friction, pressure, jarring, or blows, etc.; cushion
      1. A small cylindrical plug of lint or gauze used to keep open or probe a wound or an orifice.
      2. A portable shelter consisting of canvas, skins, etc. stretched over poles and attached to stakes
      3. A portable shelter made of fabric or other material stretched over a supporting framework of poles and usually stabilized or secured to the ground with cords and stakes.
      1. A large, plain, often temporary building for housing workmen, police, etc.
      2. A building or group of buildings for housing soldiers
      3. A building or group of buildings used to house military personnel.
      1. An inn for travelers.
      2. A place where liquors, beer, etc. are sold to be drunk on the premises; saloon; bar
      1. A dwelling on a farm.
      2. The farmer's residence.
      3. A house on a farm; esp., the main dwelling house on a farm
      1. A similarly shaped Indian dwelling of other materials, such as canvas
      2. A portable dwelling of certain Native American peoples, especially on the Great Plains, consisting of a conical framework of poles covered with skins or bark.
      3. Alternative form of teepee.
      1. The district over which a lord had domain and could exercise certain rights and privileges in medieval western Europe.
      2. More recently, a landed estate, usually with a main residence, the owner of which still holds some feudal rights over the land
      3. The main house on an estate; a mansion.
      1. (Chiefly British) Formerly, a residence hall for students, especially law students, in London.
      2. An establishment or building providing lodging and, usually, food and drink for travelers; hotel or motel, esp. one in the country or along a highway
      3. A public lodging house serving food and drink to travelers; a hotel.
      1. A commercial establishment providing lodging and, usually, meals and other services for the public, esp. travelers
      2. In France, the mansion of a person of wealth or rank
      3. An establishment that provides lodging and usually meals and other services for travelers and other paying guests.
      1. The often large, luxurious country house of a well-to-do person.
      2. (Brit.) A small suburban house
      3. A country estate with a substantial house.
      1. A small house, esp. one for a servant or one for use during a special season
      2. A small house on the grounds of an estate or a park, used by a caretaker or gatekeeper.
      3. The meeting place of a local chapter, as of a fraternal organization
      1. A storage cellar, especially for wine.
      2. A hollow or natural passage under or into the earth, especially one with an opening to the surface.
      3. A hollow place inside the earth, usually an opening, as in a hillside, extending back horizontally; cavern
      1. Any small, miserable dwelling; hut
      2. A low, open shed as for sheltering animals or storing supplies or equipment
      1. A dome-shaped structure or building.
      2. Any dome-shaped building, esp. one used for storage
      3. An Eskimo house or hut, usually dome-shaped and built of blocks of packed snow
      1. A traditional dwelling of Indian peoples of E North America, consisting typically of a dome-shaped framework of poles covered with rush mats or sheets of bark
      2. A Native American dwelling commonly having an arched or conical framework overlaid with bark, hides, or mats.
      3. (Possibly dated) Any more or less similar dwelling used by indigenous people in other parts of the world.
      1. A sailor"²s work song.
      2. A rudimentary or improvised dwelling, especially one not legally owned.
      3. A roughly built, often ramshackle cabin; a shack.
      1. An excavation site, as for digging or mining ore, metals, or precious stones.
      2. One's lodging or quarters
      3. (Slang) Place, or locality
      1. A name or a sequence of characters that designates an e-mail account or a specific site on the Internet or other network.
      2. The location at which a particular organization or person may be found or reached:
      3. The place to which mail, etc. can be sent to someone; place where someone lives or works
      1. The specified stage in a list of points to be made, as in an argument:
      2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
      3. A dwelling; a house:
      1. A house where lodgers may rent rooms.
      2. A house with furnished rooms for rent
      1. A fortified stronghold converted to residential use.
      2. A large fortified building or group of buildings with thick walls, usually dominating the surrounding country.
      3. A safe, secure place; refuge
      1. (Brit.) An apartment house
      2. (Archaic) A dwelling place
      3. A separate dwelling place or lodging in a large house or structure
      1. A herdsman's hut or cabin in the Swiss Alps
      2. A cottage or lodge built in this style.
      3. A type of Swiss house, built of wood with balconies and overhanging eaves
      1. A small, usually one-storied house, often one that is the dwelling of a peasant or a farm laborer
      2. A small, single-storied house, especially in the country.
      3. A house at a resort or in the country, used for vacations or as a summer home
      1. In India, a low, one-storied house, usually with a wide, sweeping porch
      2. A small house or cottage usually having a single story
      1. (Nautical) A room in a ship used as living quarters by an officer or passenger.
      2. A private room on a ship, as a bedroom or office
      3. A small, one-story house built simply or crudely, as of logs
      1. (Obsolete) Active power or movement; spring.
      2. A place to which people go often or generally, esp. one for rest or recreation, as on a vacation
      3. A customary or frequent going or gathering:
      1. (Chiefly Southern US) A ghost or other supernatural being.
      2. A place often visited
      3. A lair or feeding place of animals
      1. A temporary structure for sheltering troops.
      2. A crude or makeshift dwelling or shelter; a shack.
      3. A little house or cabin of the plainest or crudest kind
      1. Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
      2. A place where one is safe and secure; refuge
      3. Protection or shelter; refuge:
      1. Any of various places for providing food and lodging on a temporary or emergency basis, as one for the homeless or one for stray pets
      2. The state of being covered or protected:
      3. Something that covers or protects; protection, or place affording protection, as from the elements or danger
      1. A large, often gaudily ornate building used for entertainment or exhibitions.
      2. Any large, magnificent house or building
      3. A large, ornate place of entertainment
      1. (Music) A note or tone one half step below another
      2. (Archaic) A story in a house.
      3. A flat surface or part
      1. Joint sovereignty, especially joint rule of territory by two or more nations, or a plan to achieve it:
      2. Such a unit, or such a building or complex
      3. A form of real property ownership in which the purchaser of each unit of an apartment building or in a complex of multiunit dwellings acquires full title to the unit and an undivided interest in the common elements (the land, roof, elevator, etc.)
      1. (Chiefly British) A suite of rooms within a larger building set aside for a particular purpose or person.
      2. A room or suite of rooms to live in; esp., one suite in an apartment house
      3. An apartment house
      1. A space for a ship to moor or a vehicle to park.
      2. A job or position, especially on a ship.
      3. A position, place, office, job, etc.
      1. A place or space to sit, or the right to such a place, esp. as evidenced by a ticket
      2. The place where something is located or based:
      3. A place of abode or residence, especially a large house that is part of an estate:
      1. A room providing sleeping quarters for a number of persons.
      2. A community whose inhabitants commute to a nearby city for employment and recreation.
      3. A room, building, or part of a building with sleeping accommodations for a number of people
      1. One's legal residence.
      2. (Law) One's fixed place of dwelling, where one intends to reside more or less permanently
      3. A customary dwelling place; home; residence
      1. An inn; hostelry; specif., youth hostel
      2. An inn; a hotel.
      3. A supervised, inexpensive lodging place for travelers, especially young travelers.
      1. A shelter or lodging for travelers, pilgrims, foundlings, or the destitute, especially one maintained by a monastic order.
      2. Such care, often when provided in a patient's home, a nursing home, etc.
      3. A place of shelter for travelers, esp. such a shelter maintained by monks
      1. A tract of public land (160 acres by the Homestead Act of 1862) granted by the U.S. government to a settler to be developed as a farm
      2. A house, especially a farmhouse, with adjoining buildings and land.
      3. A place where a family makes its home, including the land, house, and outbuildings
      1. A commonly played university drinking game in North America.
      2. (Plural only, military) Housing, barracks or other habitation or living space. Compare cuarto.
      3. Plural form of quarter
      1. A place to live:
      2. Furnished rooms in another's house rented for accommodation.
      3. A place to live in, esp. temporarily; quarters
      1. (Formal) A residence, dwelling or habitation. [First attested from around 1350 to 1470.]
      2. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, The Celebrity:
      3. A dwelling place; a home.
      1. (Law) A property of a permanent nature that is possessed or owned, such as land or a building, along with the rights associated with such possession or ownership.
      2. A dwelling house
      3. (Old Poet.) A dwelling place; abode
      1. An artificial environment created for an animal to live in:
      2. The region where a plant or animal naturally grows or lives; native environment
      3. The place where a person lives or is most likely to be found:
      1. The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy.
      2. A residence.
      3. A place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house.
      1. The place in which one lives; a dwelling.
      2. The fact or status of living or staying in a place while working, going to school, carrying out official duties, etc., esp. long enough to qualify for certain rights, privileges, etc.
      3. The place in which a person or thing resides; dwelling place; abode; esp., a house
      1. A habitation; a place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile.
      2. A place to live in; residence; house; abode
      1. A building that functions as the primary shelter or location of something:
      2. The building or part of a building occupied by one family or tenant; dwelling place
      3. Something regarded as a house; place that provides shelter, living space, etc.
  2. The whole complex associated with domestic life

  3. An asylum

  4. In baseball, the base at which the batter stands

    See also:

    base

Idioms:

    come home