Definition of abode
Examples of abode in a Sentence
welcome to my humble abode
Recent Examples of abode from the Web
The show sports another fine set by Mark Lund of a musty country abode.
The six bedroom, five-and-a-half bathroom abode occupies over 7,200 square feet spread throughout two floors.
The abode, which sits near the Dordogne valley about five hours south of Paris, offers near-panoramic views of the lush setting from the private garden.
Paxton began researching both the late politician and his old abode.
Beijing has previously stepped in to rule, for example, over the right of abode in Hong Kong and how many years the city’s top official should serve after his predecessor resigned mid-term.
Riis loved the interstices—the alleys with no names, the rickety wooden structures hidden behind large buildings, and all the people with no fixed abode.
The decor is Bikini Bottom-chic, and actually, an uncanny replica of Spongebob's actual abode.
Ryan Roche and her close-knit kin thrive in their rambling 17th-century abode.
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Origin and Etymology of abode
Middle English abade, abode, from bade, bode “stay, delay” (going back to Old English bād “expectation, period of waiting,” probably going back to Germanic *baiđ-, noun derivative from the base of *bīđ- “wait, bide”) crossed with abiden “to abide”
First Known Use: 13th century
ABODE Defined for Kids
Definition of abode for Students
: the place where someone stays or lives
past and past part of abide
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