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Synonyms of home in English:

noun

  • 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;
    informal pad, digs
    hearth, nest
  • 2 an Italian stonemason far from his home See homeland
  • 3 a home for the elderly
    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
  • 1.1 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

    2
    Sylvia's overdose brought home to them the fragility of their own lives
    make someone realize, make someone understand, make someone aware, make clear to someone;
    drive home to someone, impress upon someone, draw attention to, focus attention on, underline, highlight, spotlight, emphasize, stress
    informal clue someone in to

    hit home

    3
    See hit home at hit

    home free

    4
    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 free
    safe, secure, out of danger, off the hook;
    assured of success, the winner, victorious
    informal golden

    home in on

    5
    the reporters immediately wanted to home in on his broken engagement
    focus on, concentrate on, zero in on, center on, fix on;
    highlight, spotlight, target, underline, pinpoint, track, zoom in on

    nothing to write home about

    6
    informal the amusement park was enjoyable enough, but nothing to write home about
    unexceptional, mediocre, ordinary, commonplace, indifferent, average, middle-of-the-road, run-of-the-mill, garden variety;
    boring, mundane, humdrum, ho-hum;
    informal OK, so-so, 'comme ci, comme ça', plain-vanilla, no great shakes, not so hot

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