Synonyms of home in English:

home


See definition of home

noun

1‘the floods forced people to flee their homes’

SYNONYMS

place of residence, accommodation, property, a roof over one's head

quarters, lodgings, rooms

address, location, place

informal pad

British informal digs

formal residence, domicile, abode, dwelling, dwelling place, habitation

2‘there is a growing demand for new homes’

SYNONYMS

house, flat, apartment, bungalow, cottage, terraced house, semi-detached house, detached house

informal semi

3‘I spent long stretches of time far from my home’

SYNONYMS

native land, homeland, home town, birthplace, roots, fatherland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, land of one's fathers, the old country

4‘a private home for the elderly’

SYNONYMS

institution, residential home, nursing home, old people's home, retirement home, convalescent home, rest home, children's home

hospice, shelter, refuge, retreat, asylum, hostel

5‘Piedmont is the home of Italy's finest red wines’

SYNONYMS

domain, realm, place of origin, source, cradle, fount, fountainhead

6‘Montana is home to a surprising number of rare animals’

SYNONYMS

natural habitat, natural environment, natural territory, habitat, home ground, stamping ground, haunt


adjective

1‘we need to stimulate demand within the UK home market’

SYNONYMS

domestic, internal, local, national, interior, native

ANTONYMS

foreign, international

2‘a sale of home produce’

SYNONYMS

home-made, home-grown, locally produced, family, local


Phrases

    at home

      1‘I told him I'd be at home most of the day’

      SYNONYMS

      in, in one's house, present, available, indoors, inside, here

      ANTONYMS

      out

      2‘Milan was one of the big cities where she felt very much at home’

      SYNONYMS

      at ease, comfortable, relaxed, content, confident, at peace, in one's element

      ANTONYMS

      ill at ease

      3‘he was not particularly at home with mathematics’

      SYNONYMS

      confident with, conversant with, proficient in, competent at, used to, familiar with, au fait with, au courant with, skilled in, experienced in, well versed in

      informal

      well up on

      ANTONYMS

      unused to

      4‘she took to her room and was not at home to friends’

      SYNONYMS

      entertaining, receiving, playing host to, showing hospitality to

    bring something home to someone

      ‘Art's illness brought home to them the gravity of the situation’

      SYNONYMS

      make someone realize, make someone understand, make someone aware of, make someone conscious of, make something clear to someone, drive home, press home, impress upon someone, draw attention to, focus attention on, point up, underline, highlight, spotlight, foreground, emphasize, stress

    hit home

      ‘she could see that her remark had hit home’

      SYNONYMS

      have the intended effect, make the intended impression, strike home, hit the mark, be registered, be understood, be comprehended, get through, sink in

      ANTONYMS

      have no effect

    nothing to write home about

      ‘his looks were nothing to write home about’

      SYNONYMS

      unexceptional, mediocre, ordinary, common, commonplace, indifferent, average, middle-of-the-road, run-of-the-mill, middling, medium, moderate, everyday, workaday, tolerable, passable, adequate, fair, nothing out of the ordinary

      informal

      OK, so-so, bog-standard, fair-to-middling, no great shakes, not so hot, not up to much

      British informal

      common or garden

      North American informal

      ornery

      NZ informal

      half-pie

      ANTONYMS

      exceptional

    home in on

      ‘a teaching style which homes in on what is of central importance for each pupil’

      SYNONYMS

      focus on, focus attention on, concentrate on, zero in on, centre on, fix on, aim at, highlight, spotlight, underline, pinpoint

      informal

      zoom in on

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