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home

noun

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2 the place where a plant or animal is usually or naturally found
  • the American south, the home of the armadillo
  • the island is home to many thousands of plant species

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3 the land of one's birth, residence, or citizenship
  • the U.S. is my home
  • the folks back home were always eager for news about how well they had fared since moving away

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4 those who live as a family in one house
  • comes from a loving home
  • a man who believes that a person's home is the most important thing in life

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5 a place of origin
  • Springfield, Massachusetts, is the home of basketball, for it was there that Dr. James Naismith invented the game to keep his students active during foul weather

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home

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of home (Entry 2 of 2)

as in secure, shed

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The first known use of home was before the 12th century

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“Home.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/home. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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