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Townhome vs. Home

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Townhomenoun

(US) A townhouse or row house.

Homenoun

(heading) A dwelling.

Homenoun

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.

Homenoun

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

Homenoun

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

Homenoun

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’;

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Homenoun

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

‘a home for outcasts’; ‘a home for the blind’; ‘a veterans' home’;

Homenoun

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

Homenoun

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

Homenoun

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’;

Homenoun

(heading) A focus point.

Homenoun

(board games) 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.’;

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Homenoun

(baseball) Home plate.

Homenoun

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

Homenoun

(Internet) The landing page of a website; the site's homepage.

Homenoun

clipping of home directory

Homeverb

To seek or aim for something.

‘The missile was able to home in on the target.’;

Homeadjective

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

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Homeadjective

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

Homeadverb

to home

Homeadverb

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

Homeadverb

to one's place of birth

Homeadverb

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’;

Homeadverb

(internet) to the home page

‘Click here to go home.’;

Homeadverb

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.’;

Homeadverb

; closely; to the center; deep

Homeadverb

into the goal

Homeadverb

(nautical) into the right, proper or stowed position

‘Sails sheeted home.’;

Homenoun

See Homelyn.

Homenoun

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.

‘The disciples went away again to their own home.’; ‘Home is the sacred refuge of our life.’; ‘Home! home! sweet, sweet home!There's no place like home.’;

Homenoun

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

Homenoun

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

‘He entered in his house - his home no more,For without hearts there is no home.’;

Homenoun

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.

‘Her eyes are homes of silent prayer.’; ‘Flandria, by plenty made the home of war.’;

Homenoun

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.

‘Man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets.’;

Homenoun

The home base; as, he started for home.

Homeadjective

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

Homeadjective

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

Homeadjective

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

Homeadverb

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

Homeadverb

Close; closely.

‘How home the charge reaches us, has been made out.’; ‘They come home to men's business and bosoms.’;

Homeadverb

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.

‘Wear thy good rapier bare and put it home.’;

Homeverb

To return home.

Homeverb

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.

Homeverb

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.

Homenoun

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?’;

Homenoun

housing that someone is living in;

‘he built a modest dwelling near the pond’; ‘they raise money to provide homes for the homeless’;

Homenoun

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’;

Homenoun

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’;

Homenoun

an institution where people are cared for;

‘a home for the elderly’;

Homenoun

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

Homenoun

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’;

Homenoun

(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’;

Homenoun

place where something began and flourished;

‘the United States is the home of basketball’;

Homeverb

provide with, or send to, a home

Homeverb

return home accurately from a long distance;

‘homing pigeons’;

Homeadjective

used of your own ground;

‘a home game’;

Homeadjective

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

‘my home town’;

Homeadjective

inside the country;

‘the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior’; ‘the nation's internal politics’;

Homeadverb

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’;

Homeadverb

on or to the point aimed at;

‘the arrow struck home’;

Homeadverb

to the fullest extent; to the heart;

‘drove the nail home’; ‘drove his point home’; ‘his comments hit home’;

Homenoun

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’;

Homenoun

the family or social unit occupying a permanent residence

‘he came from a good home’;

Homenoun

a house or flat considered as a commercial property

‘low-cost homes for first-time buyers’; ‘the growth in home ownership’;

Homenoun

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

‘they have made Provence their home’;

Homenoun

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

‘Montana is home to a surprising number of rare mammals’;

Homenoun

a place where an object is kept.

Homenoun

an institution for people needing professional care or supervision

‘an old people's home’;

Homenoun

the finishing point in a race

‘he was four fences from home’;

Homenoun

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

Homenoun

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

Homenoun

short for home plate

Homenoun

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

Homeadjective

relating to the place where one lives

‘I don't have your home address’;

Homeadjective

made, done, or intended for use in the home

‘a home computer’; ‘traditional home cooking’;

Homeadjective

relating to one's own country

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

Homeadjective

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

‘a home win’; ‘their first home match of the season’;

Homeadjective

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

‘the home side’; ‘home fans’;

Homeadjective

denoting the administrative centre of an organization

‘the company has moved its home office’;

Homeadverb

to or at the place where one lives

‘what time did he get home last night?’;

Homeadverb

to the end or conclusion of a race or something difficult

‘the favourite romped home six lengths clear’;

Homeadverb

to the intended or correct position

‘he slid the bolt home noisily’;

Homeverb

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

‘a dozen geese homing to their summer nesting grounds’;

Homeverb

(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’;

Homeverb

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

‘more than 100 missiles were launched, homing in on radar emissions’;

Homeverb

focus attention on

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

Homeverb

provide (an animal) with a home as a pet

‘each year thousands of cats which could have been homed are being needlessly put down’;

Home

A home, or domicile, is a space used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, group or family. It is a fully or semi sheltered space and can have both interior and exterior aspects to it.

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