Definitions of home

  1. 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"
  2. the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
  3. place where something began and flourished; " the United States is the home of basketball"
  4. 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"
  5. where you live at a particular time; " deliver the package to my home"; " he doesn't have a home to go to"; " your place or mine?"
  6. return home accurately from a long distance; " homing pigeons"
  7. used of your own ground; " a home game"
  8. relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are; " my home town"
  9. 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".
  10. on or to the point aimed at; " the arrow struck home"
  11. See Homelyn.
  12. 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.
  13. One's native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt.
  14. The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. The home base; he started for home.
  18. In various games, the ultimate point aimed at in a progress; goal
  19. The plate at which the batter stands.
  20. The place of a player in front of an opponent's goal; also, the player.
  21. One's abode or residence; dwelling place of a man and his family; fatherland; locality where a plant or animal abounds; a benevolent or charitable institution.
  22. One's house or country: place of constant residence: the seat, as of war.
  24. One's house or country.
  25. Pertaining to home; close.
  26. To one's home; to the full depth.
  27. A place of abode; family residence; resting place; habitat.
  28. In games, a goal.
  29. One's dwelling with one's family; where one stays; one's own country; where one is at rest; the grave; an institution to provide something like home comfort.
  30. A dwelling- house; an abode; one's own country.
  31. to the fullest extent; to the heart; " drove the nail home"; " drove his point home"; " his comments hit home"
  32. To one's home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home.
  33. 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.
  34. To or at home; to the uttermost; closely.
  35. To one's habitation or country: close: closely: to the point.
  36. To or at home.
  37. To the place or point intended.
  38. To one's habitation, or country; pointedly; closely. At home, at one's house; in one's country. To be at home, to be conversant with, or familiar.
  39. To one's own habitation or country; close to our own breast or affairs; to the utmost; fully; closely; home is used of anything close in its place- applied to the sheets of the sails, to the shot in a gun, & c.
  40. having controlling authority; where important decisions are made; " home base"; " home ofice"
  41. ( sport) used of your own ground; " a home game"
  42. relating to or taking place in a home or house or household; " home cooking"; " home furnishings"; " home care for the elderly"
  43. Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.
  44. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.
  45. Pertaining to one's abode or country; domestic; to the point designed; as, a home thrust; near; effective.
  46. Pertaining to one's dwelling or country: domestic: close: severe.
  48. Pertaining to home or country.
  49. Going home; effective.
  50. Connected with one's dwelling or country; domestic; close; severe; pointed.
  51. Domestic; produced at home or in one's own country; close or severe, as a home thrust.