ˌin-ˈhōm How to pronounce in-home (audio)
: occurring in one's home
in-home care for the elderly
in-home services

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Families can sink hundreds of thousands of dollars into in-home nursing care and making homes accessible. Maya Lora, Baltimore Sun, 24 Mar. 2023 Your $5,000 gift would pay for about a month of an in-home health aid, and a couple of weeks in a typical nursing home. Liz Weston, oregonlive, 19 Mar. 2023 Notably, the measure does not target gas-burning stoves, which have emerged as a cultural flashpoint in the debate over phasing out in-home use of the fossil fuel. David R. Baker, Fortune, 16 Mar. 2023 An in-home care attendant funded by the Wounded Warrior Project reported picking up her dog’s feces, something that was not in the job description. Brian Amaral,, 14 Mar. 2023 Soaring Eagles Home Care helped coordinate in-home hours; Walmart gift cards replenished caregivers’ groceries and gas. Alexandra Moe, The New Republic, 2 Mar. 2023 Otherwise, opt for one of the options that include white glove service or free in-home delivery. Jessica Cherner, House Beautiful, 24 Feb. 2023 Moreno said Paul gets help from the VA, which pays for 20 hours of in-home care per week. Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times, 22 Feb. 2023 Paying for in-home setup might be a worthwhile cost. Diana Kelly Levey, Health, 20 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of in-home was in 1956

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Cite this Entry

“In-home.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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