Home in a sentence

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Definition of Home

  • See Homelyn.
  • One's own dwelling place; the house in which one lives; esp., the house in which one lives with his family; the habitual abode of one's family; also, one's birthplace.
  • One's native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt.
  • The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections.
  • The locality where a thing is usually found, or was first found, or where it is naturally abundant; habitat; seat; as, the home of the pine.
  • A place of refuge and rest; an asylum; as, a home for outcasts; a home for the blind; hence, esp., the grave; the final rest; also, the native and eternal dwelling place of the soul.
  • The home base; as, he started for home.
  • Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.
  • Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.
  • In various games, the ultimate point aimed at in a progress; goal
  • The plate at which the batter stands; same as home base and home plate.
  • The place of a player in front of an opponent's goal; also, the player.
  • To one's home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home.
  • Close; closely.
  • To the place where it belongs; to the end of a course; to the full length; as, to drive a nail home; to ram a cartridge home.
  • To return home.
  • To proceed toward an object or location intended as a target; -- of missiles which can change course in flight under internal or external control; usually used with in on; as, the missile homed in on the radar site.
  • To arrive at or get closer to an object sought or an intended goal; used with in on; as, the repairman quickly homed in on the cause of the malfunction.
  • housing that someone is living in
  • an institution where people are cared for
  • (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
  • a social unit living together
  • the country or state or city where you live
  • the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
  • where you live at a particular time
  • place where something began and flourished
  • an environment offering affection and security
  • return home accurately from a long distance
  • provide with, or send to, a home
  • at or to or in the direction of one's home or family
  • to the fullest extent; to the heart
  • on or to the point aimed at
  • used of your own ground
  • relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are

How to use home in a sentence. Home pronunciation.

But do thee keep enough of thy inheritance to bring thee safe home again to those who love thee.
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England rushed back upon him-the love of those at home; of his father, the only father he had ever known; of Faith, the only mother or sister he had ever known; of old John Fairley; the love of the woods and the hills where he had wandered came upon him.
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I will drive Foorgat Bey to his home.
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As he turned his course to the Nile, and crossed over the great bridge, there went clanking by in chains a hundred conscripts, torn from their homes in the Fayoum, bidding farewell for ever to their friends, receiving their last offerings, for they had no hope of return.
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What their homes were to them, these fellaheen, dragged forth to defend their country, to go into the desert and waste their lives under leaders tyrannous, cruel, and incompetent, his old open life, his innocence, his integrity, his truthfulness and character, were to him.
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He rose and walked towards his home again.
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Why was it announced that he died in his bed at home?
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I have only mentioned it because I know what view the English take of killing, and how set thou art to have thy household above reproach, as is meet in a Christian home.
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In the morning he was found in bed at his own home.
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There was far, to go before those mud huts of the thousand years would give place to rational modern homes; and as he saw a solitary horseman spread his sheepskin on the ground and kneel to say his evening prayer, as Mahomet had done in his flight between Mecca and Medina, the distance between the Egypt of his desire and the ancient Egypt that moved round him sharply impressed his mind, and the magnitude of his task settled heavily on his spirit.
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But I'll go home and pray heartily we may meet again to morrow.
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Visibly our new home was a desert, walled in by barren, snow-clad mountains.
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We were gone all day, and reached home again about night-fall, pretty tired and hungry.
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He mounted the Genuine, got lifted into the air once, but sent his spurs home as he descended, and the horse darted away like a telegram.
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In the evening the Speaker came home afoot for exercise, and got the Genuine towed back behind a quartz wagon.
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And if I stay at home, 'tis only to make an Ass of thee whilst thou'rt abroad; for where thou get'st one Shilling a Broad, I get Five at Home.
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And she, a short time after, St. _Ant'lin_'s Lecture being done, according to her Custom return'd home, as if she'd only been at her Devotions.
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Besides, I see 'tis your own Fault; for if you wou'd be but as brisk at home as you are abroad, I should be very well Satisfy'd without going abroad, with your own performances at home.
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And so taking his leave, goes home very well satisfied; he had proceeded thus far prosperously.
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When he had thus debauch'd her, and satisfy'd his Lustful Appetite, he ask'd her how long 'twould be before her Husband wou'd be at home again, she told him he was gone out of Town; and wou'd not be at home this Ten-days.
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Examples of Home

Example #1
England is ever grey, Davy, but without thee it is grizzled-all one "Quaker drab," as says the Philistine.
Example #2
But that the Prince Pasha of Egypt has set up a claim against my uncle's property is evil news; though, thanks be to God, as my father says, we have enough to keep us fed and clothed and housed.
Example #3
There was work to do in England, work too little done-the memory of the great meeting at Heddington flashed upon him.
Example #4
Would he not prove to be as much out of place as was the face of that English girl?
Example #5
Wisdom is of thee as the breath of man is his life.
Example #6
A few moments later all that was left of Foorgat Bey was sitting in his carriage beside Mizraim the Chief Eunuch-sitting upright, stony, and still, and in such wise was driven swiftly to his palace.