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Definitions by Oxford


[həʊm], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household
(e.g: the floods forced many people to flee their homes)

- an institution for people needing professional care or supervision
(e.g: an old people's home)

- the finishing point in a race
(e.g: he was four fences from home)


Phrases:
- a home from home
- at home
- bring something home to
- close to home
- come home
- come home to someone
- drive something home
- hit home
- home and dry
- home free
- home is where the heart is
- home on the pig's back
- home sweet home
- home, James!
- set up home
- when —'s at home

Origin:
Old English hām, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch heem and German Heim


[həʊm], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- relating to the place where one lives
(e.g: I don't have your home address)

- (of a sports fixture) played at the team's own ground
(e.g: their first home match of the season)

- denoting the administrative centre of an organization
(e.g: the company has moved its home office)


Phrases:
- a home from home
- at home
- bring something home to
- close to home
- come home
- come home to someone
- drive something home
- hit home
- home and dry
- home free
- home is where the heart is
- home on the pig's back
- home sweet home
- home, James!
- set up home
- when —'s at home

Origin:


[həʊm], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- to or at the place where one lives
(e.g: what time did he get home last night?)


Phrases:
- a home from home
- at home
- bring something home to
- close to home
- come home
- come home to someone
- drive something home
- hit home
- home and dry
- home free
- home is where the heart is
- home on the pig's back
- home sweet home
- home, James!
- set up home
- when —'s at home

Origin:


[həʊm], (Verb)

Definitions:
- (of an animal) return by instinct to its territory after leaving it
(e.g: a dozen geese homing to their summer nesting grounds)

- move or be aimed towards (a target or destination) with great accuracy
(e.g: more than 100 missiles were launched, homing in on radar emissions)

- provide (an animal) with a home as a pet
(e.g: each year thousands of cats which could have been homed are being needlessly put down)


Phrases:
- a home from home
- at home
- bring something home to
- close to home
- come home
- come home to someone
- drive something home
- hit home
- home and dry
- home free
- home is where the heart is
- home on the pig's back
- home sweet home
- home, James!
- set up home
- when —'s at home

Origin:







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