group home

noun

Definition of group home

: a residence for persons requiring care or supervision

Examples of group home in a Sentence

a group home for young adults with disabilities
Recent Examples on the Web Glasby is currently operations manager at Kitchen to Kitchen, the restaurant group home base for Sweetbasil Thai Kitchen, Meatball Kitchen and Oddbird Kitchen. Nick Rallo, Dallas News, "Dan Dan tacos, pupusas, gumbo: How restaurant staff break bread together for ‘family meal’," 26 Nov. 2020 The man, 40, lives in a group home for the mentally challenged. cleveland, "Three who stole from Market District arrested outside grocery store: Solon Police Blotter," 25 Nov. 2020 The woman who killed her two children in a Gert Town apartment seven years ago can move from a state mental hospital to a group home in Baton Rouge, a judge in New Orleans said Monday. Matt Sledge, NOLA.com, "Woman who killed children in Gert Town in 2012 can move to mental health group home, judge says," 23 Nov. 2020 On Wednesday, a powerful piece by my colleague Jessica Contrera showed how caregivers at a Virginia group home for disabled women were counting on a stash of Clorox wipes to keep the staff and residents safe. Washington Post, "A 28-year-old ‘nerd’ in Baltimore invented a new type of mask, and tapped into the strangeness of this 2020 holiday season," 18 Nov. 2020 Later in the month, Grafwallner stopped by the group home one Sunday on one of her usual trips to drop off supplies. Sophie Carson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'She was our treasure': A pioneering Milwaukee woman with Down syndrome died alone from COVID-19, devastating her close-knit family," 6 Nov. 2020 Gallun’s family was devastated, then, when her full, rich life was ended so quickly and coldly by COVID-19. Since March, Gallun had been in quarantine at the Parkway House group home near Mount Mary University. Sophie Carson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'She was our treasure': A pioneering Milwaukee woman with Down syndrome died alone from COVID-19, devastating her close-knit family," 6 Nov. 2020 Staff at the group home told police that the man had returned safely and unharmed. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, "Berea man calls police after finding stranger eating potato chips in his house," 23 Oct. 2020 Police said Edwards stepped outside the group home shortly after 4 a.m. on Wednesday and met with Coleman. Washington Post, "Escapee from psychiatric hospital charged with kidnapping, assaulting group home worker, authorities say," 8 Oct. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'group home.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of group home

1967, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about group home

Time Traveler for group home

Time Traveler

The first known use of group home was in 1967

See more words from the same year

Statistics for group home

Last Updated

30 Nov 2020

Cite this Entry

“Group home.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/group%20home. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for group home

group home

noun

English Language Learners Definition of group home

US : a place where people who need special care or attention live together in a group

group home

noun
\ -ˌhōm How to pronounce group home (audio) \

Medical Definition of group home

: a residence for persons (as developmentally disabled individuals or foster children) requiring care, assistance, or supervision

Comments on group home

What made you want to look up group home? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!