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  • n  where you live at a particular time
    deliver the package to my home
    he doesn't have a home to go to
  • n  housing that someone is living in
    they raise money to provide homes for the homeless
  • n  the country or state or city where you live
    Canadian tariffs enabled United States lumber companies to raise prices at home
    his home is New Jersey
  • n  (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    he ruled that the runner failed to touch home
  • n  the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
  • n  place where something began and flourished
    the United States is the home of basketball
  • n  an environment offering affection and security
    home is where the heart is
    he grew up in a good Christian home
    there's no place like home
  • n  a social unit living together
    the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • n  an institution where people are cared for
    a home for the elderly
  • v  provide with, or send to, a home
  • v  return home accurately from a long distance
  • a  used of your own ground
    a home game
  • a  relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are
    my home town
  • s  inside the country
  • r  at or to or in the direction of one's home or family
    He stays home on weekends
    after the game the children brought friends home for supper
    I'll be home tomorrow
    came riding home in style
    I hope you will come home for Christmas
    I'll take her home
    don't forget to write home
  • r  on or to the point aimed at
    the arrow struck home
  • r  to the fullest extent; to the heart
    drove the nail home
    drove his point home
    his comments hit home
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  • s  baked at home
    home-baked cakes and pies
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  • s  brewed at home
    home-brewed beer
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  • s  cured at home
    home-cured hams
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  • s  as if in the home
    home-style cooking
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  • n  people who are confined to their homes
  • s  confined usually by illness
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  • s  grown or originating in a particular place
    stands selling homegrown fruits and vegetables
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  • n  someone unfortunate without housing
    a homeless was found murdered in Central Park
  • n  poor people who unfortunately do not have a home to live in
    the homeless became a problem in the large cities
  • s  without nationality or citizenship
  • s  physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security
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  • s  lacking in physical beauty or proportion
    a homely child
    several of the buildings were downright homely
  • s  having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable
    the homely everyday atmosphere
  • s  plain and unpretentious
    homely truths
    letters to his son full of homely advice
    homely fare
  • s  without artificial refinement or elegance
    plain homely furniture
    homely manners
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  • a  made or produced in the home or by yourself
    homemade bread
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  • a  of or relating to the practice of homeopathy
    homeopathic medicine
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  • s  of birds and mammals; having constant and relatively high body temperature
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  • a  relating to or characteristic of Homer or his age or the works attributed to him
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  • n  a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home
  • s  of textiles; having a rough surface
    a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns
  • s  characteristic of country life
    the air of homespun country boys
  • s  made of cloth spun or woven in the home
    homespun linen
    homespun garments
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  • s  oriented toward home
    in a homeward direction
    homeward-bound commuters
  • r  toward home
    fought his way homeward through the deep snow
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  • s  oriented toward home
    homeward-bound commuters
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