adj 1: (sport) used of your own ground; "a home game" [syn: home(a)
2: relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots
are; "my home town"
3: having controlling authority; where important decisions are
made; "home base"; "home ofice"
4: relating to or taking place in a home or house or household;
"home cooking"; "home furnishings"; "home care for the
elderly" [syn: home(a)
5: 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)
n 1: where you live; "deliver the package to my home"; "he
doesn't have a home to go to"; "your place or mine?"
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
, 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: 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: an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the
elderly" [syn: nursing home
, rest home
6: the place where you are stationed and from which missions
start and end [syn: base
7: 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
8: (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
9: place where something began and flourished; "the United
States is the home of basketball"
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"
v 1: provide with, or send to, a home
2: return home accurately from a long distance, as of some
birds; "homing pigeons"