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home British & World English

The place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household

when one's ship comes in British & World English

When one’s fortune is made

at-home British & World English

A party in a person’s home

at home British & World English

In one’s own house

in-home British & World English

(Of a service or activity) provided or taking place within a person’s home

care home British & World English

A small institution providing accommodation and care for people who are unable to look after themselves

park home British & World English

A prefabricated building occupied as a permanent home, located with others in a dedicated area of ground

rest home British & World English

A residential institution where old or frail people are cared for

down-home British & World English

Connected with an unpretentious way of life, especially that of rural peoples or areas

come home British & World English

Play the second nine holes in a round of eighteen holes

hit home British & World English

(Of a blow or a missile) reach an intended target

home base British & World English

A place from which operations or activities are carried out; headquarters

home bird British & World English

Another term for homebody.

home-bred British & World English

Reared at home or in one’s own country

home brew British & World English

Beer or other alcoholic drink brewed at home

home farm British & World English

A farm on an estate that is set aside to provide produce for the owner of the estate

home help British & World English

A person employed, especially by a local authority, to help in another’s home

home key British & World English

The basic key in which a work is written

home loan British & World English

A loan advanced to a person to assist in buying a house or flat

home-made British & World English

Made at home, rather than in a shop or factory

home page British & World English

The introductory page of a website, typically serving as a table of contents for the site

home port British & World English

The port from which a ship originates

home rule British & World English

The government of a colony, dependent country, or region by its own citizens, in particular as advocated for Ireland 1870–1914

home run British & World English

A hit that allows the batter to make a complete circuit of the bases and score a run

home town British & World English

The town of one’s birth or early life or present fixed residence

home unit British & World English

A flat, especially one occupied by the owner, that is one of several in a large building

broken home British & World English

A family in which the parents are divorced or separated

tract home British & World English

A house forming part of a housing estate

smart home British & World English

A home equipped with lighting, heating, and electronic devices that can be controlled remotely by smartphone or computer

group home British & World English

A home where a small number of unrelated people in need of care, support, or supervision can live together

home, James ! British & World English

Used as a humorous way of exhorting the driver of a vehicle to drive home quickly

home birth British & World English

An instance of giving birth at home, rather than in a hospital

home cinema British & World English

Television and video equipment designed to reproduce at home the experience of being in a cinema, typically including stereo speakers and a widescreen set

home fries British & World English

Fried sliced potatoes

home front British & World English

The civilian population and activities of a nation whose armed forces are engaged in war abroad

home-grown British & World English

Grown or produced in one’s own garden or country

Home Guard British & World English

The British citizen army organized in 1940 to defend the UK against invasion, finally disbanded in 1957

home-loving British & World English

Fond of staying at home

home movie British & World English

A film made at home or without professional equipment or expertise

Home Office British & World English

The British government department dealing with domestic affairs, including law and order, immigration, and broadcasting, in England and Wales

home plate British & World English

The five-sided white rubber plate-like base next to which the batter stands and which must be touched in scoring a run

home range British & World English

An area over which an animal or group of animals regularly travels in search of food or mates, and which may overlap with those of neighbouring animals or groups of the same species

home screen British & World English

The introductory visual interface displayed on a device or computer program, from which a user is able to access particular functions

home signal British & World English

A railway signal controlling entry to the immediate section of the line

home stand British & World English

A series of consecutive games played at a team’s home stadium, field, or court

home study British & World English

A course of study carried out at home, rather than in a traditional classroom setting

home truth British & World English

An unpleasant fact about oneself, especially as pointed out by another person

home video British & World English

A film on videotape for viewing at home

mobile home British & World English

A large caravan that is parked in one particular place and used as permanent living accommodation

model home British & World English

North American term for show house.


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