Synonyms of home in English:

home

noun

  • 2 there is a growing demand for new homes
    house, flat, apartment, bungalow, cottage, terraced house, semi-detached house, detached house
    informal semi
  • 5 Piedmont is the home of Italy's finest red wines
    domain, realm, place of origin, source, cradle, fount, fountainhead
  • 6 Montana is home to a surprising number of rare animals
    natural habitat, natural environment, natural territory, habitat, home ground, stamping ground, haunt

adjective

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  • 1 we need to stimulate demand within the UK home market we need to stimulate demand within the UK home market
    [Antonyms] foreign international

verb

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Phrases

at home

  • 1 I told him I'd be at home most of the day
    in, in one's house, present, available, indoors, inside, here
    I told him I'd be at home most of the day
    [Antonyms] out
  • 2 Milan was one of the big cities where she felt very much at home
    at ease, comfortable, relaxed, content, confident, at peace, in one's element
    Milan was one of the big cities where she felt very much at home
    [Antonyms] ill at ease
  • 4 she took to her room and was not at home to friends
    entertaining, receiving, playing host to, showing hospitality to

bring something home to someone

Art's illness brought home to them the gravity of the situation make someone realizemake someone understandmake someone aware ofmake someone conscious ofmake something clear to someonedrive homepress homeimpress upon someonedraw attention tofocus attention onpoint upunderlinehighlightspotlightforegroundemphasizestress

hit home

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nothing to write home about

informal his looks were nothing to write home about
[Antonyms] exceptional
unexceptionalmediocreordinarycommoncommonplaceindifferentaveragemiddle-of-the-roadrun-of-the-millmiddlingmediummoderateeverydayworkadaytolerablepassableadequatefairnothing out of the ordinary informalOKso-sobog-standardfair-to-middling(plain) vanillano great shakesnot so hotnot up to muchBritish informalcommon or gardenNorth American informalorneryNew Zealand informalhalf-pie

Phrases

home in on

a teaching style which homes in on what is of central importance for each pupil focus onfocus attention onconcentrate onzero in oncentre onfix onaim athighlightspotlightunderlinepinpoint informalzoom in on

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oikophobia fear of home

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