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Home Definition

(n.) See Homelyn.

(n.) 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.

(n.) One's native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt.

(n.) The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections.

(n.) 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.

(n.) 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.

(n.) The home base; he started for home.

(a.) Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.

(a.) Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.

(adv.) To one's home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home.

(adv.) Close; closely.

(adv.) 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.