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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adv 1: at or to or in the direction of one's home or family; "He
           stays home on weekends"; "after the game the children
           brought friends home for supper"; "I'll be home
           tomorrow"; "came riding home in style"; "I hope you will
           come home for Christmas"; "I'll take her home"; "don't
           forget to write home"
    2: on or to the point aimed at; "the arrow struck home"
    3: to the fullest extent; to the heart; "drove the nail home";
       "drove his point home"; "his comments hit home"
    adj 1: used of your own ground; "a home game" [ant: away]
    2: relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots
       are; "my home town"
    3: inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader
       responsibilities than the United States Department of the
       Interior"; "the nation's internal politics" [syn: home(a),
       interior(a), internal, national]
    n 1: where you live at a particular time; "deliver the package
         to my home"; "he doesn't have a home to go to"; "your place
         or mine?" [syn: home, place]
    2: housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest
       dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes
       for the homeless" [syn: dwelling, home, domicile,
       abode, habitation, dwelling house]
    3: the country or state or city where you live; "Canadian
       tariffs enabled United States lumber companies to raise
       prices at home"; "his home is New Jersey"
    4: (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter
       stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to
       score; "he ruled that the runner failed to touch home" [syn:
       home plate, home base, home, plate]
    5: the place where you are stationed and from which missions
       start and end [syn: base, home]
    6: place where something began and flourished; "the United
       States is the home of basketball"
    7: an environment offering affection and security; "home is
       where the heart is"; "he grew up in a good Christian home";
       "there's no place like home"
    8: a social unit living together; "he moved his family to
       Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited
       until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how
       many people made up his home" [syn: family, household,
       house, home, menage]
    9: an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the
       elderly" [syn: home, nursing home, rest home]
    v 1: provide with, or send to, a home
    2: return home accurately from a long distance; "homing pigeons"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Home \Home\ (h[=o]m), n. (Zool.)
   See Homelyn.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Home \Home\ (h[=o]m; 110), n. [OE. hom, ham, AS. h[=a]m; akin to
   OS. h[=e]m, D. & G. heim, Sw. hem, Dan. hiem, Icel. heimr
   abode, world, heima home, Goth. haims village, Lith.
   k["e]mas, and perh. to Gr. kw`mh village, or to E. hind a
   peasant; cf. Skr. ksh[=e]ma abode, place of rest, security,
   kshi to dwell. [root]20, 220.]
   1. One's own dwelling place; the house in which one lives;
      esp., the house in which one lives with his family; the
      habitual abode of one's family; also, one's birthplace.
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            The disciples went away again to their own home.
                                                  --John xx. 10.
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            Home is the sacred refuge of our life. --Dryden.
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            Home! home! sweet, sweet home!
            There's no place like home.           --Payne.
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   2. One's native land; the place or country in which one
      dwells; the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt.
      "Our old home [England]." --Hawthorne.
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   3. The abiding place of the affections, especially of the
      domestic affections.
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            He entered in his house -- his home no more,
            For without hearts there is no home.  --Byron.
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   4. The locality where a thing is usually found, or was first
      found, or where it is naturally abundant; habitat; seat;
      as, the home of the pine.
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            Her eyes are homes of silent prayer.  --Tennyson.
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            Flandria, by plenty made the home of war. --Prior.
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   5. A place of refuge and rest; an asylum; as, a home for
      outcasts; a home for the blind; hence, esp., the grave;
      the final rest; also, the native and eternal dwelling
      place of the soul.
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            Man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go
            about the streets.                    --Eccl. xii.
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   6. (Baseball) The home base; as, he started for home.
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   At home.
      (a) At one's own house, or lodgings.
      (b) In one's own town or country; as, peace abroad and at
      (c) Prepared to receive callers.

   Home department, the department of executive
      administration, by which the internal affairs of a country
      are managed. [Eng.]

   To be at home on any subject, to be conversant or familiar
      with it.

   To feel at home, to be at one's ease.

   To make one's self at home, to conduct one's self with as
      much freedom as if at home.

   Syn: Tenement; house; dwelling; abode; domicile.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
home \home\ (h[=o]m), v. i.
   1. To return home.

   2. To proceed toward an object or location intended as a
      target; -- of missiles which can change course in flight
      under internal or external control; usually used with in
      on; as, the missile homed in on the radar site.

   3. [fig.] To arrive at or get closer to an object sought or
      an intended goal; used with in on; as, the repairman
      quickly homed in on the cause of the malfunction.

5. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Home \Home\, adv.
   1. To one's home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come
      home, carry home.
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   2. Close; closely.
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            How home the charge reaches us, has been made out.
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            They come home to men's business and bosoms.
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   3. To the place where it belongs; to the end of a course; to
      the full length; as, to drive a nail home; to ram a
      cartridge home.
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            Wear thy good rapier bare and put it home. --Shak.
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   Note: Home is often used in the formation of compound words,
         many of which need no special definition; as,
         home-brewed, home-built, home-grown, etc.
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   To bring home. See under Bring.

   To come home.
      (a) To touch or affect personally. See under Come.
      (b) (Naut.) To drag toward the vessel, instead of holding
          firm, as the cable is shortened; -- said of an anchor.

   To haul home the sheets of a sail (Naut.), to haul the
      clews close to the sheave hole. --Totten.
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6. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Home \Home\, a.
   1. Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic;
      not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.
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   2. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.
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   3. (Games) In various games, the ultimate point aimed at in a
      progress; goal; as:
      (a) (Baseball) The plate at which the batter stands; same
          as home base and home plate.
      (b) (Lacrosse) The place of a player in front of an
          opponent's goal; also, the player.
          [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

   Home base or Home plate (Baseball), the base at which the
      batter stands when batting, and which is the last base to
      be reached in scoring a run.

   Home farm, grounds, etc., the farm, grounds, etc.,
      adjacent to the residence of the owner.

   Home lot, an inclosed plot on which the owner's home
      stands. [U. S.]

   Home rule, rule or government of an appendent or dependent
      country, as to all local and internal legislation, by
      means of a governing power vested in the people within the
      country itself, in contradistinction to a government
      established by the dominant country; as, home rule in
      Ireland. Also used adjectively; as, home-rule members of

   Home ruler, one who favors or advocates home rule.

   Home stretch (Sport.), that part of a race course between
      the last curve and the winning post.

   Home thrust, a well directed or effective thrust; one that
      wounds in a vital part; hence, in controversy, a personal
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7. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Homelyn \Home"lyn\, n. [Scot. hommelin.] (Zool)
   The European sand ray (Raia maculata); -- called also
   home, mirror ray, and rough ray.
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8. The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018)

   1.  home directory.

   2.  home page.

   3.  home keys.

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