Definitions

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  • In one's place of residence
  • At ease, comfortable
  • In the home of one's parents.
  • Available to receive visitors.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prep.
  • n. Prepared to receive callers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. on the home team's field
  • n. a reception held in your own home
  • adv. at, to, or toward the place where you reside

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Insauralde (born at Asunción; d. 1730), printed at Madrid in 1759-84 in two volumes, and which was very popular, gave directions concerning the performance of various acts at home and in church in a holy and meritorious manner.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • As I remarked at a ceremony in 1981 commemorating the two-hundredth anniversary of our victory over the British at Yorktown, We have economic problems at home and we live in a troubled and violent world.

    An American Life

  • Jeremy Black, a professor of history at the University of Exeter, said the scandal was a welcome distraction for political parties that are struggling for answers to economic challenges at home and across Europe, and that broader concerns about a "coarsening of public life" and the salacious nature of large segments of British media coverage are not being addressed.

    Scandalized Britain ponders press reform

  • Inattention to problems at home had clear political costs, but so did inattention to problems abroad.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Post-quarantine, Neil stayed at home one full day to take refuge from reporters.

    First Man

  • Transcendentals, people who score high on the transcendental-future time perspective, attend religious services and perform religious rituals at home more frequently than people who score lower on the scale.

    The Time Paradox

  • It also led to a series of attacks, both in Costa Rica and at home in River Heights, that

    SEEING GREEN

  • But to father a son who will be half-alien, half-human—to be at home nowhere, and never knowing quite why … it would be a monstrous thing to do, not only to Biddy, but to the child.

    Ishmael

  • Virginia was living at home at the time and attending State Normal College.

    Plain Language

  • As John Dickinson wrote, Nothing is wanted at home but a PRECEDENT, the force of which shall be established by the tacit submission of the colonies. . .

    Angel in the Whirlwind

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