(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. domicile, residence, abode, dwelling; shelter, refuge, asylum, sanctuary; habitat, habitation, environment; native land, fatherland, country, homeland, stateside (inf.). See obedience.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [At home]
Syn. in one's home, in one's house, at ease, in the family, at rest, about home, homely, domestic, familiar, being oneself, before one's own fireside, homey, in the bosom of one's family, down home, in one's element; see also comfortable 1 .
2. [Toward home]
Syn. to one's home, back, homeward bound; see homeward .
1. [A dwelling place]
Syn. house, dwelling, residence, habitation, habitat, tenement, abode, lodging, quarters, homestead, hospice, hostel, domicile, dormitory, seat, berth, apartment, condominium, flat, living quarters, messuage (British), palace, shelter, asylum, pied à terre (French), hut, haunt, resort, cabin, bungalow, cottage, chalet, mansion, castle, summer home, rooming house, country home, place, address, diggings, shanty, wigwam, igloo, topek, hovel, cave, isba (Russian), lodge, villa, hotel, inn, manor, tepee, farmhouse, tavern, resthouse, barrack, tent, pad*, hide-out*, dump*, hang-out*, headquarters*, parking place*, digs*, nest*, condo*, where one hangs one's hat*; see also apartment , trailer .
2. [The whole complex associated with domestic life]
Syn. homestead, hearth, fireside, birthplace, hometown, haven, rest, roof, the farm, the ancestral halls, the hills, the land, neck of the woods*, camping ground*, home-sweet-home*; see also sense 1.
3. [An asylum]
Syn. orphanage, orphan asylum, rest home, home for the aged, soldiers' home, shelter, sanatorium, insane asylum, mental hospital, poorhouse, poor farm, almshouse*, booby hatch*, bathouse*; see also hospital , sanitarium .
4. [In baseball, the base at which the batter stands]
Syn. home plate, the plate, batter's box, head of the diamond, the rubber*, the platter*; see also base 5 .
at home,
Syn. relaxed, at ease, familiar; see comfortable 1 , home 1 .
bring (something) home to,
Syn. impress upon, make apparent, make clear to, convince; see emphasize , persuade 1 .
come home,
Syn. come back, go back, return home, regress; see return 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. residence house, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling, quarters, place, castle, lodging, roost, *diggings, *pad. ''Where we love.''—Oliver Wendell Homes. ''A place where you can scratch any place you itch.''—Henry Ainsley. ''The abode of the heart.''—Elbert Hubbard.
2. home base or origin birthplace, native land, fatherland, habitat. see house
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A building or shelter where one lives: abode, domicile, dwelling, habitation, house, lodging (often used in plural), place, residence. Chiefly British: dig (used in plural). See PROTECTION. 2. The natural environment of an animal or plant: habitat, haunt, stamping ground. See TERRITORY. 3. An institution that provides care and shelter: asylum, hospice, hospital, shelter. See PROTECTION. II adjective 1. Of or relating to the family or household: domestic, familial, family, homely, household. See KIN, GROUP. 2. Of, from, or within a country's own territory: domestic, internal, national, native. See NATIVE.

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