meaning of home

1. See Homelyn.
Ones own dwelling place; the house in which one lives; esp. , the house in which one lives with his family; the habitual abode of ones family; also, ones birthplace.
Ones native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where ones ancestors dwell or dwelt.
The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections.
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.
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.
The home base; he started for home.
Of or pertaining to ones dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.
Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.
To ones home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home.
Close; closely.
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.
housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the ">homeless"

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