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Meaning of home

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: 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"
      2: on or to the point aimed at; "the arrow struck home"
      3: to the fullest extent; to the heart; "drove the nail home";
         "drove his point home"; "his comments hit home"
      adj 1: used of your own ground; "a home game" [ant: {away}]
      2: relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots
         are; "my home town"
      3: inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader
         responsibilities than the United States Department of the
         Interior"; "the nation's internal politics" [syn: {home(a)},
         {interior(a)}, {internal}, {national}]
      n 1: 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?" [syn: {home}, {place}]
      2: housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest
         dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes
         for the homeless" [syn: {dwelling}, {home}, {domicile},
         {abode}, {habitation}, {dwelling house}]
      3: 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"
      4: (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" [syn:
         {home plate}, {home base}, {home}, {plate}]
      5: the place where you are stationed and from which missions
         start and end [syn: {base}, {home}]
      6: place where something began and flourished; "the United
         States is the home of basketball"
      7: 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"
      8: a social unit living together; "he moved his family to
         Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited
         until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how
         many people made up his home" [syn: {family}, {household},
         {house}, {home}, {menage}]
      9: an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the
         elderly" [syn: {home}, {nursing home}, {rest home}]
      v 1: provide with, or send to, a home
      2: return home accurately from a long distance; "homing pigeons"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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