Noun Definition


1.Definition: (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score

"He ruled that the runner failed to touch home"

Related Noun(s):plate

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a social unit living together

"He moved his family to Virginia", "It was a good Christian household", "I waited until the whole house was asleep", "The teacher asked how many people made up his home", "The family refused to accept his will"

Related Noun(s):family, house, household, menage

Category: General

3.Definition: an environment offering affection and security

"Home is where the heart is", "He grew up in a good Christian home", "There's no place like home"

Category: General

4.Definition: an institution where people are cared for

"A home for the elderly"

Category: Objects

5.Definition: housing that someone is living in

"He built a modest dwelling near the pond", "They raise money to provide homes for the homeless"

Related Noun(s):abode, domicile, dwelling, habitation

Category: Objects

6.Definition: place where something began and flourished

"The United States is the home of basketball"

Category: Places

7.Definition: the country or state or city where you live

"Canadian tariffs enabled United States lumber companies to raise prices at home", "His home is New Jersey"

Category: Places

8.Definition: the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end

Related Noun(s):base

Category: Places

9.Definition: where you live at a particular time

"Deliver the package to my home", "He doesn't have a home to go to", "Your place or mine?"

Related Noun(s):place

Category: Places