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Spanish translation of “home”


noun /həum/
the house, town, country etc where a person etc usually lives 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 America is the home of jazz. a place where children without parents, old people, people who are ill etc live and are looked after an old folk’s home a nursing home. a place where people stay while they are working a nurses’ home. a house He invited me round to his home. homeless noun plural, adjective (people) without a place to live in
los sin techo
This charity was set up to help the homeless homeless people.
homely adjective simple but pleasant homely food. making a person feel he is at home a homely atmosphere. (American) (of a person) not attractive; ugly. homeliness noun homing adjective (of pigeons etc) which (can) fly home when set free a long way from home.
(paloma) mensajera
able to take a missile etc to its target These torpedoes have homing devices in their noses.
home-coming noun the return home of a person (who has been away for some time) 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.
fiesta de antiguos alumnos
home-grown adjective grown in one’s own garden or in one’s own country These tomatoes are home-grown. homeland noun a person’s native land One day the refugees hope to return to their homeland. home-made adjective made by a person at home; not professionally made home-made jam home-made furniture. home rule the government of a country or part of a country by its own citizens. homesick adjective missing one’s home When the boy first went to boarding school he was very homesick. homesickness noun 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. home truth a plain statement of something which is unpleasant but true (about a person, his behaviour etc) said directly to the person
(decir) cuatro verdades a alguien
It’s time someone told him a few home truths.
homeward adjective going home They started their homeward journey. homeward(s) adverb towards home His journey homeward was eventful He journeyed homewards. homework noun work or study done at home, especially by a school pupil Finish your homework! at home in one’s home
en casa
I’m afraid he’s not at home.
(in football etc) in one’s own ground
en casa
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 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)
dirigirse hacia
The missile is designed to home in on aircraft.
leave home to leave one’s house I usually leave home at 7.30 a.m. to leave one’s home to go and live somewhere else 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 Make yourself at home! nothing to write home about not very good The concert was nothing to write home about.
(Definition of home from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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