abode

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noun \ə-ˈbōd\

Definition of abode

  1. 1 obsolete :  wait, delay

  2. 2 :  a temporary stay :  sojourn

  3. 3 :  the place where one abides :  home

Examples of abode in a sentence

  1. <welcome to my humble abode>

Origin and Etymology of abode

Middle English abod, from abiden to abide


First Known Use: 13th century



ABODE Defined for English Language Learners

abode

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noun \ə-ˈbōd\

Definition of abode for English Language Learners

  • : the place where someone lives


ABODE Defined for Kids

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abode

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Definition of abode for Students

  1. past of abide


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abode

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noun \ə-ˈbōd\

Definition of abode for Students

  1. :  the place where someone stays or lives


Law Dictionary

abode

  1. past and past part of abide



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