Synonyms of home in English:



  • 1 they fled their homes
    residence, place of residence, house, apartment, flat, bungalow, cottage; accommodations, property, quarters, rooms, lodgings; a roof over one's head; address, place
    informal pad, digs
    hearth, nest
  • 2 an Italian stonemason far from his home See homeland
  • 3 a home for the elderly
    institution, nursing home, retirement home, rest home; children's home; hospice, shelter, refuge, retreat, asylum, hostel, halfway house
  • 4 the home of fine wines
    origin, source, cradle, fount, fountainhead
  • adjective

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  • 1 the home market
    domestic, internal, local, national, interior
    [Antonyms] foreign international
  • 2 home movies the sale of home produce
    homemade, homegrown, family
  • Phrases

    at home

  • 1.1 I was at home all day
    in, in one's house, present, available, indoors, inside, here
  • 2.1 she felt very much at home
    at ease, comfortable, relaxed, content; in one's element, on one's own turf
  • 3.1 he is at home with mathematics
    confident with, conversant with, proficient in; used to, familiar with, au fait with, au courant with, skilled in, experienced in, well versed in
  • bring home to someone

    Sylvia's overdose brought home to them the fragility of their own livesmake someone realizemake someone understandmake someone awaremake clear to someonedrive home to someoneimpress upon someonedraw attention tofocus attention onunderlinehighlightspotlightemphasizestress informalclue someone in to

    hit home

    See hit home at hit

    home free

    when the inspector at the third checkpoint nodded at Mitchell, I knew we were home free I passed the final flag with so much stamina that I knew I was home freesafesecureout of dangeroff the hookassured of successthe winnervictorious informalgolden

    home in on

    the reporters immediately wanted to home in on his broken engagementfocus onconcentrate onzero in oncenter onfix onhighlightspotlighttargetunderlinepinpointtrackzoom in on

    nothing to write home about

    informal the amusement park was enjoyable enough, but nothing to write home aboutunexceptionalmediocreordinarycommonplaceindifferentaveragemiddle-of-the-roadrun-of-the-millgarden varietyboringmundanehumdrumho-humtolerablepassableadequatefair informalOKso-so'comme ci, comme ça'plain-vanillano great shakesnot so hot

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