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0 Vote up! noun. A place where one lives; a residence.
0 Vote up! noun. The physical structure within which one lives, such as a house or apartment.
0 Vote up! noun. A dwelling place together with the family or social unit that occupies it; a household.
0 Vote up! noun. An environment offering security and happiness.
0 Vote up! noun. A valued place regarded as a refuge or place of origin.
0 Vote up! noun. The place, such as a country or town, where one was born or has lived for a long period.
0 Vote up! noun. The native habitat, as of a plant or animal.
0 Vote up! noun. The place where something is discovered, founded, developed, or promoted; a source.
0 Vote up! noun. A headquarters; a home base.
0 Vote up! noun. Baseball Home plate.
0 Vote up! noun. Games Home base.
0 Vote up! noun. An institution where people are cared for: a home for the elderly.
0 Vote up! noun. Computer Science The starting position of the cursor on a text-based computer display, usually in the upper left corner of the screen.
0 Vote up! noun. Computer Science A starting position within a computer application, such as the beginning of a line, file, or screen or the top of a chart or list.
0 Vote up! adjective. Of or relating to a home, especially to one's household or house: home cooking; home furnishings.
0 Vote up! adjective. Taking place in the home: home care for the elderly.
0 Vote up! adjective. Of, relating to, or being a place of origin or headquarters: the home office.
0 Vote up! adjective. Sports Relating to a team's sponsoring institution or to the place where it is franchised: a home game; the home field advantage.
0 Vote up! adjective. Of, relating to, or being the keys used as base positions for the fingers in touch-typing: The home row on a standard keyboard consists of the keys for A, S, D, F, J, K, L, and ;.
0 Vote up! adverb. At, to, or toward the direction of home: going home for lunch.
0 Vote up! adverb. On or into the point at which something is directed: The arrow struck home.
0 Vote up! adverb. To the center or heart of something; deeply: Your comments really hit home.
0 Vote up! verb-intransitive. To go or return to one's residence or base of operations.
0 Vote up! verb-intransitive. To be guided to a target automatically, as by means of radio waves.
0 Vote up! verb-intransitive. To move or lead toward a goal: The investigators were homing in on the truth.
0 Vote up! verb-transitive. To guide (a missile or aircraft) to a target automatically.
0 Vote up! idiom. at home Available to receive visitors: at home on Thursdays.
0 Vote up! idiom. at home Comfortable and relaxed; at ease: at home in diplomatic circles.
0 Vote up! idiom. at home Feeling an easy competence and familiarity: at home in French.
0 Vote up! idiom. home free Out of jeopardy; assured of success: We had our hardest exams first and were home free after that.
0 Vote up! noun. One’s own dwelling place; the house or structure in which one lives; especially the house in which one lives with his family; the habitual abode of one’s family; also, one’s birthplace.
0 Vote up! noun. One’s native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one’s ancestors dwell or dwelt.
0 Vote up! noun. The place where a person was raised; Childhood or parental home; home of one’s parents or guardian.
0 Vote up! noun. The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections.
0 Vote up! noun. The locality where a thing is usually found, or was first found, or where it is naturally abundant; habitat; seat.
0 Vote up! noun. A place of refuge, rest or care; an asylum.
0 Vote up! noun. the grave; the final rest; also, the native and eternal dwelling place of the soul.
0 Vote up! noun. The ultimate point aimed at in a progress; the goal.
0 Vote up! noun. Home plate.
0 Vote up! noun. The place of a player in front of an opponent’s goal; also, the player.
0 Vote up! noun. The landing page of a website; the site's homepage
0 Vote up! noun. shortened form of homeboy
0 Vote up! verb. To seek or aim for something.
0 Vote up! adjective. Of or pertaining to one’s dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.
0 Vote up! adjective. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.
0 Vote up! adverb. To one’s home or country.
0 Vote up! adverb. Close; closely.
0 Vote up! adverb. To the place where it belongs; to the end of a course; to the full length.
0 Vote up! adverb. In one's place of residence or one's customary or official location; at home.
0 Vote up! adverb. Into the goal.
0 Vote up! adverb. To the home page.
0 Vote up! noun. See homelyn.
0 Vote up! noun. 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.
0 Vote up! noun. One's native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt.
0 Vote up! noun. The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections.
0 Vote up! noun. The locality where a thing is usually found, or was first found, or where it is naturally abundant; habitat; seat.
0 Vote up! noun. A place of refuge and rest; an asylum; ; hence, esp., the grave; the final rest; also, the native and eternal dwelling place of the soul.
0 Vote up! noun. The home base.
0 Vote up! adjective. Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign.
0 Vote up! adjective. Close; personal; pointed.
0 Vote up! adjective. In various games, the ultimate point aimed at in a progress; goal.
0 Vote up! adjective. The plate at which the batter stands; same as home base and home plate.
0 Vote up! adjective. The place of a player in front of an opponent's goal; also, the player.
0 Vote up! adverb. To one's home or country
0 Vote up! adverb. Close; closely.
0 Vote up! adverb. To the place where it belongs; to the end of a course; to the full length
0 Vote up! verb-intransitive. To return home.
0 Vote up! verb-intransitive. 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.
0 Vote up! verb-intransitive. To arrive at or get closer to an object sought or an intended goal; used with in on.
0 Vote up! noun. A dwelling; the residence of a family or household; a seat of domestic life and interests; hence, one's abode; the house in which one has his fixed or usual residence, or which he regards as his definite dwelling-place.
0 Vote up! noun. The place or region in which one lives; one's own locality or country.
0 Vote up! noun. The place or region where some specified thing is most common, indigenous, or native; the seat or native habitat.
0 Vote up! noun. An institute or establishment designed to afford the comforts of domestic life to the homeless, sick, or destitute: as, a sailors’ or soldiers’ home; a home for the aged.
0 Vote up! noun. In games, the ultimate point to which a player runs, or to which effort is directed; the goal.
0 Vote up! noun. Specifically— In base-ball, the space or base immediately in front of the batters’ position. See base-ball.
0 Vote up! noun. In lacrosse, the position of a player who stands just in front of his opponents’ goal, and who tries to throw the ball through it; also, the player himself.
0 Vote up! noun. In the position of being thoroughly familiar with a subject; conversant: as, to be at home in a science.
0 Vote up! noun. In one's own country.
0 Vote up! noun. Prepared to receive social calls or visits: a conventional phrase. Hence, as a noun
0 Vote up! noun. A time fixed for receiving callers; a reception.
0 Vote up! others. Connected with one's home or place of abode, or with one's country; domestic: often opposed to foreign.
0 Vote up! others. Close; to the point; effective; coming home to the subject or the thing: as, a home thrust in argument; a home blow in boxing.
0 Vote up! others. In sporting: Situated near or at the goal; final: as, the home stretch; the home base.
0 Vote up! others. Reaching, or enabling a player to reach, home or the goal: as, a home run; a home hit.
0 Vote up! others. To, toward, or at home, in any sense of that word.
0 Vote up! others. To the point; to the mark aimed at; so as to produce an intended effect; effectively; satisfactorily; closely: as, to strike home; to charge home; to speak home.
0 Vote up! others. To dwell; have a home; also (chiefly in the present participle), to go home instinctively, as a carrier-pigeon. See homing.
0 Vote up! others. To bring, carry, or send home: as, the homing of the harvest; to home a carrier-pigeon.
0 Vote up! adverb. at or to or in the direction of one's home or family
0 Vote up! adverb. to the fullest extent; to the heart
0 Vote up! adverb. on or to the point aimed at
0 Vote up! noun. an environment offering affection and security
0 Vote up! noun. (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
0 Vote up! noun. where you live at a particular time
0 Vote up! noun. the country or state or city where you live
0 Vote up! noun. a social unit living together
0 Vote up! noun. housing that someone is living in
0 Vote up! noun. place where something began and flourished
0 Vote up! noun. the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
0 Vote up! noun. an institution where people are cared for
0 Vote up! adjective. used of your own ground
0 Vote up! adjective. inside the country
0 Vote up! adjective. relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are
0 Vote up! verb. return home accurately from a long distance
0 Vote up! verb. provide with, or send to, a home

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0 Vote up! I think it was supposed to say "Best @home," meaning Melissa could win the at-home prize for losing the most weight.
0 Vote up! In any case, the fun part was not being at home& not knowing what time we'd get home.
0 Vote up! Also, because I teach preschool we have 2 weeks at the beginning of the school year which everyone thinks is so lucky because we start later than the rest of the district…but really those days are full of meetings and mass screening and home visits…..home visits….yuck!
0 Vote up! Contractors will reduce the level of gas in your home by: • Installing a suction system to draw the gas out of and away from the home• Changing the ventilation and pressurization in the basement• Sealing foundation cracks and openings
0 Vote up! Contractors will reduce the level of gas in your home by:• Installing a suction system to draw the gas out of and away from the home• Changing the ventilation and pressurization in the basement• Sealing foundation cracks and openings

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