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 Another person in the group home at the time told officers Pankratz had thrown up earlier that day. Nicole Lopez, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 22 June 2024 Owens said the school closed in October and now remains as a group home facility. Lauren Brensel, Orlando Sentinel, 13 June 2024 The men lived together in a group home 20 years ago, and aside from five years Cayenne lived with another sister during his 20s, had been roommates since. Ellen Moynihan, New York Daily News, 27 Feb. 2024 The agency said some of the children recovered included a pregnant 16-year-old who ran away from a group home in Glendale back in March and a 14-year-old girl who went missing in May after her mother tried to pick her up from a Phoenix shopping center and couldn't find her. Perry Vandell, The Arizona Republic, 2 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for group home 

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Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of group home was in 1967

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“Group home.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

group home

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