Translation of "home" - English-French dictionary

home

nounhome /hoʊm/
countable-uncountable the place sb lives or comes from
maison feminine , foyer masculine , chez-soi masculine

My son was sick, so I kept him at home today.
Mon fils était malade donc je l'ai gardé à la maison aujourd'hui.

You have a beautiful home.
Tu as une belle maison.

I don't like being away from home for too long.
Je n'aime pas être loin de chez moi pendant trop longtemps.

This town has always been my home.
Cette ville a toujours été mon chez-moi.
leave home
to move away from your family home
quitter la maison familiale

kids leaving home for college
des enfants quittant la maison pour l'université
make yourself at home
spoken used to tell welcome a visitor and ask them to relax
fais/faites comme chez toi/vous

Come in! Make yourself at home.
Entre ! Fais comme chez toi.
uncountable the town or city a sports team is based in
domicile masculine

They're playing at home this week.
Ils jouent à domicile cette semaine.
singular the place sth started, or the place best known for sth
patrie feminine , pays masculine

Scotland - the home of golf.
L'Ecosse - la patrie du golf.
feel at home
to feel happy and confident with a situation
se sentir à l'aise

She felt at home with her decision.
Elle se sentait en accord avec sa décision.
on a website, the button you click in order to return to the home page
page feminine d'accueil

Click on the home icon.
Cliquez sur l'icône de la page d'accueil.

home

adverbhome /hoʊm/
toward or at the place you live
à la maison , chez soi

Mom, I want to go home.
Maman, je veux rentrer à la maison.

I'll be home all evening.
Je serai chez moi toute la soirée.

home

adjectivehome /hoʊm/
relating to where you live and the things you do there
familial/-ale , de la maison

my home telephone number
mon numéro de (téléphone) fixe

home furnishings
l'ameublement de la maison

home cooking
la cuisine familiale
≠away relating to the town or city a sports team is based in
local/-ale

the home team/crowd
l'équipe locale / le public local

(Translation of “home” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

home

noun /həum/

the house, town, country etc where a person etc usually lives

maison; habitat
I work in London but my home is in Bournemouth
When I retire, I’ll make my home in Bournemouth
Africa is the home of the lion
We’ll have to find a home for the kitten.

the place from which a person, thing etc comes originally

patrie
America is the home of jazz.

a place where children without parents, old people, people who are ill etc live and are looked after

foyer
an old folk’s home
a nursing home.

a place where people stay while they are working

foyer
a nurses’ home.

a house

maison
He invited me round to his home.
homeless noun plural, adjective

(people) without a place to live in

sans-abri
This charity was set up to help the homeless
homeless people.
homely adjective

simple but pleasant

sans prétentions/façons
homely food.

making a person feel he is at home

accueillant
a homely atmosphere.

(American) (of a person) not attractive; ugly.

laid
homeliness noun

simplicité; (É.-U) laideur
homing adjective

(of pigeons etc) which (can) fly home when set free a long way from home.

(pigeon) voyageur

able to take a missile etc to its target

à tête chercheuse
These torpedoes have homing devices in their noses.
home-coming noun

the return home of a person (who has been away for some time)

retour
We had a party to celebrate his home-coming.

(American) an annual event held by a college, a university or high school for former students.

fête annuelle (marquant le début de l’année universitaire)
home-grown adjective

grown in one’s own garden or in one’s own country

du jardin/pays
These tomatoes are home-grown.
homeland noun

a person’s native land

patrie
One day the refugees hope to return to their homeland.
home-made adjective

made by a person at home; not professionally made

fait à la maison
home-made jam
home-made furniture.
home rule

the government of a country or part of a country by its own citizens.

autonomie
homesick adjective

missing one’s home

qui a la mal du pays
When the boy first went to boarding school he was very homesick.
homesickness noun

mal du pays
homestead /-sted/ noun

a house, especially a farm, with the land and other buildings (eg barns) which belong to it, especially in the United States, Australia etc.

ferme (avec dépendances)
home truth

a plain statement of something which is unpleasant but true (about a person, his behaviour etc) said directly to the person

ses quatre vérités (à qqn)
It’s time someone told him a few home truths.
homeward adjective

going home

de/du retour
They started their homeward journey.
homeward(s) adverb

towards home

vers la maison/patrie
He journeyed homewards.
homework noun

work or study done at home, especially by a school pupil

devoirs (à la maison)
Finish your homework!
at home

in one’s home

chez (soi)
I’m afraid he’s not at home.

(in football etc) in one’s own ground

à domicile
The team is playing at home today.
be/feel at home

to feel as relaxed as one does in one’s own home or in a place or situation one knows well

se sentir à l’aise
I always feel at home in France
He’s quite at home with cows – he used to live on a farm.
home in on

to move towards (a target etc)

(se) diriger (automatiquement) sur/vers
The missile is designed to home in on aircraft.
leave home

to leave one’s house

sortir (de chez soi)
I usually leave home at 7.30 a.m.

to leave one’s home to go and live somewhere else

quitter la maison
He left home at the age of fifteen to look for a job in Australia.
make oneself at home

to make oneself as comfortable and relaxed as one would at home

se mettre à l’aise
Make yourself at home!
nothing to write home about

not very good

pas de quoi faire un plat
The concert was nothing to write home about.

home

adjective

of the country etc where a person lives

du pays
home produce.

(in football) playing or played on a team’s own ground

qui reçoit, à domicile
the home team
a home game.

home

adverb

completely; to the place, position etc a thing is intended to be

à fond; au but
He drove the nail home
Few of his punches went home
These photographs of the war brought home to me the suffering of the soldiers.

(Translation of “home” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)