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  • Hoe (noun)

    An agricultural tool consisting of a long handle with a flat blade fixed perpendicular to it at the end, used for digging rows.

  • Hoe (noun)

    The horned or piked dogfish.

  • Hoe (noun)

    alternative spelling of ho.

  • Hoe (noun)

    A piece of land that juts out towards the sea; a promontory.

  • Hoe (verb)

    To cut, dig, scrape, turn, arrange, or clean, with this tool.

    "to hoe the earth in a garden"

    "Every year, I hoe my garden for aeration."

    "I always take a shower after I hoe in my garden."

  • Hoe (verb)

    To clear from weeds, or to loosen or arrange the earth about, with a hoe.

    "to hoe corn"

  • Hoe (verb)

    alternative spelling of ho.

  • Home (noun)

    A dwelling.

  • Home (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.

  • Home (noun)

    The place where a person was raised; childhood or parental home; home of one’s parents or guardian.

  • Home (noun)

    The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections.

  • Home (noun)

    A house that has been made home-like, to suit the comfort of those who live there.

    "It's what you bring into a house that makes it a home"

  • Home (noun)

    A place of refuge, rest or care; an asylum.

    "a home for outcasts"

    "a home for the blind"

    "a veterans' home"

  • Home (noun)

    One’s native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one’s ancestors dwell or dwelt.

  • Home (noun)

    The locality where a thing is usually found, or was first found, or where it is naturally abundant; habitat; seat.

    "the home of the pine"

  • Home (noun)

    A focus point.

  • Home (noun)

    The grave; the final rest; also, the native and eternal dwelling place of the soul.

  • Home (noun)

    The ultimate point aimed at in a progress; the goal.

    "The object of Sorry! is to get all four of your pawns to your home."

  • Home (noun)

    Home plate.

  • Home (noun)

    The place of a player in front of an opponent’s goal; also, the player.

  • Home (noun)

    clipping of home directory

  • Home (verb)

    To seek or aim for something.

    "The missile was able to home in on the target."

  • Home (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to one’s dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.

  • Home (adjective)

    Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.

  • Home (adverb)

    to home

  • Home (adverb)

    to one's place of residence or one's customary or official location

    "l|en|go home, come home, carry home"

  • Home (adverb)

    to one's place of birth

  • Home (adverb)

    to the place where it belongs; to the end of a course; to the full length

    "to drive a nail home; to ram a cartridge home"

  • Home (adverb)

    in one's place of residence or one's customary or official location; at home

    "Everyone's gone to watch the game; there's nobody home."

  • Home (adverb)

    ; closely; to the center; deep

  • Home (adverb)

    into the goal

  • Home (adverb)

    into the right, proper or stowed position

    "Sails sheeted home."

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Hoe (noun)

    A tool chiefly for digging up weeds, and arranging the earth about plants in fields and gardens. It is made of a flat blade of iron or steel having an eye or tang by which it is attached to a wooden handle at an acute angle.

  • Hoe (noun)

    The horned or piked dogfish. See Dogfish.

  • Hoe

    To cut, dig, scrape, turn, arrange, or clean, with a hoe; as, to hoe the earth in a garden; also, to clear from weeds, or to loosen or arrange the earth about, with a hoe; as, to hoe corn.

  • Hoe (verb)

    To use a hoe; to labor with a hoe.

  • Home (noun)

    See Homelyn.

  • Home (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.

  • Home (noun)

    One's native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt.

  • Home (noun)

    The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections.

  • Home (noun)

    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.

  • Home (noun)

    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.

  • Home (noun)

    The home base; as, he started for home.

  • Home (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to one's dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.

  • Home (adjective)

    Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.

  • Home (adjective)

    In various games, the ultimate point aimed at in a progress; goal

  • Home (adverb)

    To one's home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home.

  • Home (adverb)

    Close; closely.

  • Home (adverb)

    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.

  • Home (verb)

    To return home.

  • Home (verb)

    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.

  • Home (verb)

    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.

Webster Dictionary
  • Hoe (noun)

    a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle

  • Hoe (verb)

    dig with a hoe;

    "He is hoeing the flower beds"

  • Home (noun)

    where you live at a particular time;

    "deliver the package to my home"

    "he doesn't have a home to go to"

    "your place or mine?"

  • Home (noun)

    housing that someone is living in;

    "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"

    "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"

  • Home (noun)

    the country or state or city where you live;

    "Canadian tariffs enabled United States lumber companies to raise prices at home"

    "his home is New Jersey"

  • Home (noun)

    an environment offering affection and security;

    "home is where the heart is"

    "he grew up in a good Christian home"

    "there's no place like home"

  • Home (noun)

    an institution where people are cared for;

    "a home for the elderly"

  • Home (noun)

    the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end

  • Home (noun)

    a social unit living together;

    "he moved his family to Virginia"

    "It was a good Christian household"

    "I waited until the whole house was asleep"

    "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"

  • Home (noun)

    (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score;

    "he ruled that the runner failed to touch home"

  • Home (noun)

    place where something began and flourished;

    "the United States is the home of basketball"

  • Home (verb)

    provide with, or send to, a home

  • Home (verb)

    return home accurately from a long distance;

    "homing pigeons"

  • Home (adjective)

    used of your own ground;

    "a home game"

  • Home (adjective)

    relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are;

    "my home town"

  • Home (adjective)

    inside the country;

    "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"

    "the nation's internal politics"

  • Home (adverb)

    at or to or in the direction of one's home or family;

    "He stays home on weekends"

    "after the game the children brought friends home for supper"

    "I'll be home tomorrow"

    "came riding home in style"

    "I hope you will come home for Christmas"

    "I'll take her home"

    "don't forget to write home"

  • Home (adverb)

    on or to the point aimed at;

    "the arrow struck home"

  • Home (adverb)

    to the fullest extent; to the heart;

    "drove the nail home"

    "drove his point home"

    "his comments hit home"

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