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Home vs. Residence

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The main difference between Home and Residence is that the Home is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual,family,household or several families in a tribe. It is often a house, apartment, or other building, or alternatively a mobile home,houseboat,yurt, other portable shelter and Residence is a Wikimedia disambiguation page

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  • 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."

  • Residence (noun)

    The place where one lives; one's home.

  • Residence (noun)

    A building used as a home.

  • Residence (noun)

    The place where a corporation is established.

  • Residence (noun)

    The state of living in a particular place or environment.

  • Residence (noun)

    Accommodation for students at a university or college.

  • Residence (noun)

    The place where anything rests permanently.

  • Residence (noun)

    subsidence, as of a sediment

  • Residence (noun)

    That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum.

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  • Home (noun)

    the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household

    "the floods forced many people to flee their homes"

    "I was nineteen when I left home and went to college"

  • Home (noun)

    the family or social unit occupying a permanent residence

    "he came from a good home"

  • Home (noun)

    a house or flat considered as a commercial property

    "low-cost homes for first-time buyers"

    "the growth in home ownership"

  • Home (noun)

    the district or country where one was born or has settled on a long-term basis

    "they have made Provence their home"

  • Home (noun)

    a place where something flourishes, is most typically found, or from which it originates

    "Montana is home to a surprising number of rare mammals"

  • Home (noun)

    a place where an object is kept.

  • Home (noun)

    an institution for people needing professional care or supervision

    "an old people's home"

  • Home (noun)

    the finishing point in a race

    "he was four fences from home"

  • Home (noun)

    (in games) the place where a player is free from attack.

  • Home (noun)

    (in lacrosse) each of the three players stationed nearest their opponents' goal.

  • Home (noun)

    short for home plate

  • Home (noun)

    a match played or won by a team on their own ground.

  • Home (adjective)

    relating to the place where one lives

    "I don't have your home address"

  • Home (adjective)

    made, done, or intended for use in the home

    "a home computer"

    "traditional home cooking"

  • Home (adjective)

    relating to one's own country

    "we need to stimulate demand within the UK home market"

  • Home (adjective)

    (of a sports fixture) played at the team's own ground

    "a home win"

    "their first home match of the season"

  • Home (adjective)

    relating to or denoting a sports team that is playing at its own ground

    "the home side"

    "home fans"

  • Home (adjective)

    denoting the administrative centre of an organization

    "the company has moved its home office"

  • Home (adverb)

    to or at the place where one lives

    "what time did he get home last night?"

  • Home (adverb)

    to the end or conclusion of a race or something difficult

    "the favourite romped home six lengths clear"

  • Home (adverb)

    to the intended or correct position

    "he slid the bolt home noisily"

  • Home (verb)

    (of an animal) return by instinct to its territory after leaving it

    "a dozen geese homing to their summer nesting grounds"

  • Home (verb)

    (of a pigeon bred for long-distance racing) fly back to or arrive at its loft after being released at a distant point

    "pigeons who do not home will win no prizes"

  • Home (verb)

    move or be aimed towards (a target or destination) with great accuracy

    "more than 100 missiles were launched, homing in on radar emissions"

  • Home (verb)

    focus attention on

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

  • Home (verb)

    provide (an animal) with a home as a pet

    "each year thousands of cats which could have been homed are being needlessly put down"

  • Residence (noun)

    a person's home, especially a large and impressive one

    "the youth hostel has been adapted from a private residence"

  • Residence (noun)

    the official home of a government minister or other public or official figure

    "the palace was designated the official residence of the head of state"

  • Residence (noun)

    the fact of living in a particular place

    "she took up residence in Paris"

    "Rome was his main place of residence"

Oxford Dictionary
  • 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.

  • Residence (noun)

    The act or fact of residing, abiding, or dwelling in a place for some continuance of time; as, the residence of an American in France or Italy for a year.

  • Residence (noun)

    The place where one resides; an abode; a dwelling or habitation; esp., a settled or permanent home or domicile.

  • Residence (noun)

    The residing of an incumbent on his benefice; - opposed to nonresidence.

  • Residence (noun)

    The place where anything rests permanently.

  • Residence (noun)

    Subsidence, as of a sediment.

  • Residence (noun)

    That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum.

Webster Dictionary
  • 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"

  • Residence (noun)

    any address at which you dwell more than temporarily;

    "a person can have several residences"

  • Residence (noun)

    the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president);

    "he refused to live in the governor's residence"

  • Residence (noun)

    the act of dwelling in a place

  • Residence (noun)

    a large and imposing house

Princeton's WordNet

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