abode abode  /ə ˈboʊd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) housing that someone is living in
  2. (v) dwell
  3. (n) any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
  4. (v) put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Usage(s):

  1. The compartmentalized shelter with separate rooms for preparing food, eating, entertaining and watching television has been steadily giving way to an abode made up of larger, flexible living areas.
  2. Fortunately, there are a tremendous number of relatively simple changes that can green older homes, from historic ones like Lincoln's Cottage to your own postwar abode.
  3. What better way to welcome the goddess of wealth into one's life than by inviting Lakshmi into a new abode? Thus, the period from just before Diwali through March is usually a bonanza for the real estate industry.

News

  1. Modern Mediterranean Hits Market, Five Bedrooms for Under $3 Million

    The 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom modern Mediterranean home at 268 S. Maple Dr., which hosted its first open house Tuesday, may offer a traditional Beverly Hills abode, but it’s the little details that really make this 22-year-old home shine, according to listing agent J.J. Wallack.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Beverly Hills Courier

  2. 'Fu Manchu, God Bless You!' And Other Winning 'Show With Vinny' Quotes

    Hosting an iconic Playboy model like Jenny McCarthy is one thing, but when your verifiable celebrity crush swings by your house for coffee and dessert, that just takes the cake. On tonight's "Show with Vinny," a romantic prophecy was fulfilled when R&B heavy-hitter Ciara stopped by the Guadagnino abode to chat with Vinny about upcoming projects and bask [...]
    on June 7, 2013     Source: MTV

Quotes

  1. "With serious negotiations (with the Palestinians) under way that evidently could at some stage lead to decisions, including removing residents from their places of abode, we should start to look at what this all means," Olmert told the cabinet.
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Ehud Olmert Source: Washington Post

  2. "It has been 25 years since Indira Ji went for her heavenly abode. This exhibition has been put to re-live her fond memories by the way of photographs. A film is being shown too. This exhibition aims at reliving and reminiscing Indira Ji's memories....
    on Oct 31, 2009 By: Sheila Dikshit Source: Sify

  3. Kim Goodall, defending, said: "The police thought he was drunk and because he was asleep they had difficulty arousing him. He took offence to this. He has no fixed abode and is living rough together with his friend."
    on Jul 30, 2008 By: Jane Goodall Source: Sussex Express

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