the house or flat/apartment that you live in, especially with your family
We are not far from my home now.
Old people prefer to stay in their own homes.
She leaves home at 7 every day.
the family home
While travelling she missed the comforts of home.
He left home (= left his parents and began an independent life) at sixteen.
Nowadays a lot of people work from home .
I'll call you from home later.
We haven't found a home for all our books yet (= a place where they can be kept) .
stray dogs needing new homes
a house or flat/apartment, etc., when you think of it as property that can be bought and sold
假日 / 消夏寓所
a holiday/summer home
A lot of new homes are being built on the edge of town.
Private home ownership is increasing faster than ever.
They applied for a home improvement loan.
the town, district, country, etc. that you come from, or where you are living and that you feel you belong to
I often think about my friends back home .
Jane left England and made Greece her home.
Jamaica is home to over two million people.
used to refer to a family living together, and the way it behaves
She came from a violent home.
He had always wanted a real home with a wife and children.
for old people/children
a place where people who cannot care for themselves live and are cared for by others
a children's home
an old people's home
a retirement home
a home for the mentally ill
She has lived in a home since she was six.
a place where pets with no owner are taken care of
狗 / 猫之家
a dogs'/cats' home
the place where a plant or animal usually lives; the place where sb/sth can be found
This region is the home of many species of wild flower.
The tiger's home is in the jungle.
The Rockies are home to bears and mountain lions.
where sth first done
the place where sth was first discovered, made or invented
New Orleans, the home of jazz
Greece, the home of democracy
in a person's own house, flat/apartment, etc.
I phoned you last night, but you weren't at home.
Oh no, I left my purse at home.
He lived at home (= with his parents) until he was thirty.
comfortable and relaxed
Sit down and make yourself at home .
Simon feels very at home on a horse.
used especially in journalism
in sb's own country, not in a foreign country
The president is not as popular at home as he is abroad.
if a sports team plays at home , it plays in the town, etc. that it comes from
Leeds are playing at home this weekend.
Is the match on Saturday at home or away?
away from a person's own house, flat/apartment, etc.
He works away from home during the week.
I don't want to be away from home for too long.
if a sports team plays away from home , it plays in the town, etc. that its opponent comes from
a place where you feel relaxed and comfortable as if you were in your own home
a home is where the people you love are
used to say how pleasant your home is (especially when you really mean that it is not pleasant at all)
(used especially about a couple) to start living in a new place
They got married and set up home together in Hull.
used to emphasize a question about sb/sth
Who's she when she's at home? (= I don't know her)
you should help and care for your own family, etc. before you start helping other people
if a remark or topic of discussion is close to home , it is accurate or connected with you in a way that makes you uncomfortable or embarrassed
Her remarks about me were embarrassingly close to home.
to eat a lot of sb else's food
a person's home is a place where they can be private and safe and do as they like
where you live
connected with the place where you live
home life (= with your family)
a person's home address/town
We offer customers a free home delivery service.
家里做 / 用
made/used at home
made or used at home
a home computer
connected with your own country rather than foreign countries
products for the home market
国内新闻 / 事件
connected with a team's own sports ground
主场比赛 / 胜利
a home match/win
the home team
Rangers were playing in front of their home crowd .
where you live
to or at the place where you live
Come on, it's time to go home .
What time did you get home last night?
The trip has been exhausting and I'll be glad to be home .
After a month, they went back home to America.
It was a lovely day so I walked home.
Anna will drive me home after work.
Hopefully the doctors will allow her home tomorrow.
I like to stay home in the evenings.
into correct position
into the correct position
She leaned on the door and pushed the bolt home.
He drove the ball home (= scored a goal) from 15 metres.
The torpedo struck home on the hull of the ship.
to have done sth successfully, especially when it was difficult
I could see the finish line and thought I was home and dry.
to be successful at sth; to earn money for your family to live on
to make sb realize how important, difficult or serious sth is
The television pictures brought home to us the full horror of the attack.
to become completely clear to sb, often in a way that is painful
It suddenly came home to him that he was never going to see Julie again.
used to say that if sb says or does sth bad or wrong, it will affect them badly in the future
if a remark, etc. hits/strikes home , it has a strong effect on sb, in a way that makes them realize what the true facts of a situation are
Her face went pale as his words hit home.
for a very long time; for ever
used to describe sb who is stupid, not thinking clearly or not paying attention
to get as much advantage as possible from a situation by attacking or arguing in a determined way
把进攻 / 论证 / 论点坚持到底
to press home an attack/an argument/a point
Simon saw she was hesitating and pressed home his advantage.
to easily win a race or competition
Their horse romped home in the 2 o'clock race.
The Dutch team romped to a 5–1 victory over Celtic.
not especially good; ordinary
to aim at sth and move straight towards it
The missile homed in on the target.
to direct your thoughts or attention towards sth
I began to feel I was really homing in on the answer.
housing that someone is living in
- he built a modest dwelling near the pond
- they raise money to provide homes for the homeless
近义词: dwelling,domicile,abode,habitation,dwelling house
an institution where people are cared for
- a home for the elderly
近义词: nursing home,rest home
(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
近义词: home plate,home base,plate
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
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
the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
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?
place where something began and flourished
- the United States is the home of basketball
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
return home accurately from a long distance
- homing pigeons
provide with, or send to, a home
relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are
- my home town
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
to the fullest extent;to the heart
- drove the nail home
- drove his point home
- his comments hit home
on or to the point aimed at
- the arrow struck home