home adv

see home, n.

  1. Homeward; toward one's dwelling place; again in the direction of one's habitation after an absence; back to one's loved ones after a period of separation.
  2. Heavenward; beyond mortality; to paradise; toward immortality; back to the presence of God.
  3. Back; to a former place; to one's rightful position.
  4. Away.
  5. Domestically; in this country.

home [-s] n

OE hám < Germanic.

  1. Nest; perch; roost.
  2. Haven; refuge; sanctuary; safe abode; place of rest.
  3. House; habitation; dwelling place; place of residence.
  4. Familiar dwelling; comfortable residence; native country or place; one's own personal abode.
  5. Family; kinsfolk; loved ones; beloved group of people.
  6. Heaven; paradise; celestial realm; presence of God.
  7. Mortal existence; life on earth.
  8. Phrase. “At home”: at ease; confident; comfortable; free to relax; in one's own element; able to be completely oneself.
  9. Phrase. “At home”: available; able to receive guests.
  10. Phrase. “At home”: alive; living; not dead; not deceased.
  11. Phrase. “At home”: in; here; present; on the premises; at one's place of residence.