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Synonyms and Antonyms of home

  1. 1 the place where one lives <as we entered his 34-room mansion, our host playfully exclaimed, “Welcome to my humble home!”> Synonyms abode, diggings, domicile, dwelling, fireside, habitation, hearth, hearthstone, house, lodging, pad, place, quarters, residence, roof Related Words accommodations, housing, nest, residency, shelter; bungalow, cabin, casita, chalet, cottage; duplex, ranch, ranch house, saltbox, semi [chiefly British], split level, townhome, town house, tract house, triplex; apartment, apartment house, condominium, flat, tenement, tenement house, walk-up; penthouse, salon, suite; barracks, billet, boardinghouse, dorm, dormitory, lodging house, lodgment (or lodgement), room(s), rooming house; castle, château, countryseat, estate, hall, manor, manor house, mansion, palace, villa; farmhouse, grange, hacienda, homestead; double-wide, houseboat, house trailer, mobile home, motor home, recreational vehicle, trailer; hermitage, manse, parsonage, rectory, vicarage; hooch (or hootch) [slang], hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shanty

  2. 2 the place where a plant or animal is usually or naturally found <the American south, the home of the armadillo> Synonyms habitat, niche, range, territory Related Words element, environment, environs, haunt, locality, milieu, neighborhood, setting, surroundings

  3. 3 the land of one's birth, residence, or citizenship <people who have a common home, traditions, language, and food tend to form their own communities in their adopted countries> Synonyms fatherland, country, homeland, mother country, motherland, sodRelated Words old country; community, neighborhood

  4. 4 those who live as a family in one house <a man who believes that a person's home is the most important thing in life> Synonyms extended family, household, house, ménageRelated Words blood, folks, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, kith; brood; nuclear family; clan, community

  5. 5 a place of origin <Springfield, Massachusetts, is the home of basketball, for it was there that the first hoops were hung in 1891> Synonyms cradle, birthplace, mother country, motherlandRelated Words hometown; Blighty [chiefly British], country, nativity, old country, roots

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February 6, 2016

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