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home /houm/
  • danh từ
    • nhà, chỗ ở
      • to have neither hearth nor home: không cửa không nhà
      • to be at home: ở nhà
      • not at home: không có nhà; không tiếp khách
    • nhà, gia đình, tổ ấm
      • there's no place like home: không đâu bằng ở nhà mình
      • make yourself at home: xin anh cứ tự nhiên như ở nhà
      • the pleasures of home: thú vui gia đình
    • quê hương, tổ quốc, nơi chôn nhau cắt rún, nước nhà
      • an exile from home: một người bị đày xa quê hương
    • chỗ sinh sống (sinh vật)
    • nhà (hộ sinh...), viện (cứu tế, dưỡng lão...), trại (mồ côi...)
      • convalescent home: trại điều dưỡng
      • arphan's home: trại mồ côi
      • lying in home: nhà hộ sinh
    • đích (của một số trò chơi)
    • to be (feel) quite at home
      • cảm thấy hết sức thoải mái tự nhiên như ở nhà; không cảm thấy bị lạc lõng
    • to be quite at home on (in, with) a subject
      • thành thạo (thông thạo, quen thuộc, biết rõ) một vấn đề
    • a home from home
      • một nơi mình cảm thấy ấm cúng như gia đình mình
    • home is home, be it ever so homely
      • ta về ta tắm ao ta, dù trong dù đục ao nhà vẫn hơn
    • one's last (long) home
      • nấm mồ, nơi an nghỉ cuối cùng
  • tính từ
    • (thuộc) gia đình, ở gia đình, ở nhà
      • home life: đời sống gia đình
      • for home use: để dùng trong nhà
    • (thuộc) nước nhà, ở trong nước, nội
      • Home Office: bộ nội vụ
      • home trade: bộ nội thương
      • home market: thị trường trong nước
    • địa phương
      • a home team: đội địa phương (đấu ở sân nhà với một đội ở nơi khác đến)
    • ở gần nhà
    • Home Counties
      • những hạt ở gần Luân-ddôn
    • trúng đích, trúng; (nghĩa bóng) chạm nọc
      • a question: một câu hỏi trúng vào vấn đề
      • a home truth: sự thật chua xót chạm nọc ai
  • phó từ
    • về nhà, trở về nhà, đến nhà, ở nhà
      • to go home: về nhà
      • to see somebody home: đưa ai về nhà
      • he is home: anh ta đã về đến nhà; anh ta đã ở nhà
    • về nước, hồi hương, về quê hương
      • to send someone home: cho ai hồi hương
    • trúng, trúng địch; (bóng) chạm nọc, trúng tim đen
      • to strike home: đánh trúng đích, đánh trúng chỗ yếu; chạm đúng nọc
    • đến cùng
      • to drive a nail home: đóng đinh sâu hẳn vào, đóng ngập đầu đinh
    • to bring charge (a crime) home to somebody
      • vạch tội của ai, tuyên bố ai có tội
    • to bring home to
      • (xem) bring
    • to come home
      • (xem) come
    • nothing to write home about
      • tầm thường, không có gì đặc biệt, không có gì hay ho thích thú
  • nội động từ
    • trở về nhà, trở về quê hương (người, chim bồ câu đưa thư...)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) có nhà, có gia đình
    • ngoại động từ
      • cho về nhà, cho hồi hương; đưa về nhà
      • tạo cho (ai...) một căn nhà, tạo một tổ ấm
    Concise Dictionary
    homes|homed|hominghəʊm
    noun
    +where you live at a particular time
    +housing that someone is living in
    +the country or state or city where you live
    +an environment offering affection and security
    +an institution where people are cared for
    +the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
    +a social unit living together
    +(baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
    +place where something began and flourished
    verb
    +provide with, or send to, a home
    +return home accurately from a long distance
    adj.
    +used of your own ground
    +relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are
    +inside the country
    adv.
    +at or to or in the direction of one's home or family
    +on or to the point aimed at
    +to the fullest extent; to the heart

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 dwelling-place, residence, domicile, abode, dwelling, house, (living) quarters, habitation, lodging(s), Brit accommodation or US accommodations, Colloq place, Chiefly Brit digs, diggings:
    He has been a guest in my home on many occasions.
    2 (home) base, residency, territory, haunt, home ground, bailiwick, Colloq stamping-ground:
    As you travel so much, what do you call home these days?
    3 hospice, retreat, nursing home, old folks' or people's home, retirement community, almshouse, poorhouse, refuge, haven, institution, shelter, rest-home, US snug harbor:
    His parents, who are very old and indigent, have been sent to a home
    4 at home.
    (a) comfortable, at ease, relaxed, cosy, composed, tranquil, placid, peaceful, serene, untroubled:
    The Harrises certainly do make one feel at home.
    (b) in, accessible, available, welcoming:
    You know that we are always at home to you, Frances.
    5 at home with or in. comfortable with, conversant with, knowledgeable in or about, familiar with, well-versed in, competent in, expert in, proficient in, skilled in, up on, current in, adept in, adroit in, qualified in, (well-)informed in or on or about:
    Widely read, she is at home in almost any subject you can name.
    adj.
    6 domestic, native, national, internal:
    Buying more foreign than home goods upsets the balance of trade.
    7 domestic, household:
    She now sells home appliances for a big manufacturer.
    8 family, domestic:
    What kind of home life has he had?
    adv.
    9 homeward(s):
    When will you come home?
    10 to the heart or core, to the quick; effectively, tellingly, profoundly, deeply, stingingly, cuttingly, harshly, severely, Colloq where it hurts, where one lives:
    That remark really hit home.
    11 bring or drive home. stress, emphasize, impress upon, make clear:
    I am trying to bring home to you the hardships people suffered during the war.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, adjective, adverb, verb
    + noun
    house, etc.
    1 [C, U] 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. + (figurative) We haven't found a home for all my father's books yet (= a place where they can be kept). + stray dogs needing new homes
    see also STAY-AT-HOME
    2 [C] a house or flat/apartment, etc., when you think of it as property that can be bought and sold: 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.
    see also MOBILE HOME, SECOND HOME, STATELY HOME
    town / country
    3 [C, U] 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.
    family
    4 [C] used to refer to a family living together, and the way it behaves: She came from a violent home. + They wanted to give the boy a secure and loving home. + He had always wanted a real home with a wife and children.
    see also BROKEN HOME
    for old people / children
    5 [C] 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.
    see also NURSING HOME, REST HOME
    for pets
    6 [C] a place where pets with no owner are looked after: a dogs' / cats' home
    of plant / animal
    7 [sing., U] 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. + Arizona is home to the Grand Canyon and the Petrified Forest. + Beverly Hills is the home of the stars.
    where sth first done
    8 [sing.] the ~ of sth the place where sth was first discovered, made or invented: New Orleans, the home of jazz + Greece, the home of democracy
    Idioms: at home
    1 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.
    2 comfortable and relaxed: Sit down and make yourself at home. + Simon feels very at home on a horse.
    3 (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.
    4 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 home
    1 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.
    2 (BrE) if a sports team plays away from home, it plays in the town, etc. that its opponent comes from: The side has scored 24 goals away from home this season.
    a home from home (BrE) (AmE a home away from home) a place where you feel relaxed and comfortable as if you were in your own home: The guests are made to feel that the hotel is a home from home.
    home sweet home (often ironic) used to say how pleasant your home is (especially when you really mean that it is not pleasant at all)
    set up home (BrE) (used especially about a couple) to start living in a new place: They got married and set up home together in Hull.
    when he's, it's, etc. at home (BrE, humorous) used to emphasize a question about sb/sth: Who's she when she's at home? (= I don't know her)
    more at CHARITY, CLOSE adj., EAT, ENGLISHMAN, SPIRITUAL
    + adjective [only before noun]
    where you live
    1 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.
    made / used at home
    2 made or used at home: home movies + home cooking + a home computer + home brew (= beer that is made at home)
    own country
    3 (especially BrE) connected with your own country rather than foreign countries
    Synonym: DOMESTIC
    products for the home market + home news / affairs
    Antonym: FOREIGN, OVERSEAS
    in sport
    4 connected with a team's own sports ground: a home match / win + the home team + Rangers were playing in front of their home crowd.
    Compare: AWAY
    + adverb
    where you live
    1 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. + (AmE) I like to stay home in the evenings.
    into correct position
    2 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.
    Idioms: be home and dry (BrE) (AmE be home free) to have done sth successfully, especially when it was difficult: I could see the finish line and thought I was home and dry.
    bring home the bacon (informal) to be successful at sth; to earn money for your family to live on: His friends had all gone to college or were bringing home the bacon.
    bring sth home to sb to make sb realize how important, difficult or serious sth is: The sight of his pale face brought home to me how ill he really was. + The television pictures brought home to us all the full horror of the attack.
    come home to sb 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.
    sth comes home to roost (also the chickens come home to roost) used to say that if sb says or does sth bad or wrong, it will affect them badly in the future
    hit / strike home 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.
    more at COW n., DRIVE v., PRESS v., RAM v., ROMP n., WRITE
    verb
    Phrasal Verbs: home in on sth
    1 to aim at sth and move straight towards it: The missile homed in on the target. + a shark homing in on its victim
    2 to direct your thoughts or attention towards sth: I began to feel I was really homing in on the answer. + The investigation homed in on the town of Carlton.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    1 place where sb/sth lives

    ADJ.

    boyhood, childhood, family, marital, matrimonial, natural, parental
    Placing a child in public care is sometimes the only solution to ill-treatment in the natural home. It's unusual for young people over 25 to still live in the parental home.
    | native
    She left her native home in Ireland and went to America.
    | permanent, temporary
    a shelter for people with no permanent home
    | comfortable, luxurious, luxury,
    magnificent, nice, pleasant | humble | happy, secure, stable,
    supportive
    These children badly need a stable and secure home life. The lock-up garage provides a secure home for your car.
    | broken
    children from a broken home (= whose parents are no longer together)
    | single-parent
    More and more children in the school are from single-parent homes.
    | middle-class, working-class, etc. | dream
    They found their dream home on the shore of a lake.
    | detached,
    semi-detached, terrace/terraced
    | rented | council | country, island, mountain, riverside, seaside, suburban, valley, village
    He used to spend the summer painting at his country home.
    | holiday, weekend
    They also have a holiday home in Spain.
    | caravan, mobile, motor
    The storm wrecked the family's caravan home.
    | ancestral | stately
    Priceless antique furniture was destroyed in the fire at the stately home.
    | forest
    These birds are in danger of becoming extinct as their forest home disappears.
    | winter
    The mudflats offer a winter home to thousands of migrating swans.
    | legendary
    The hill is the legendary home of King Arthur.
    | spiritual
    The first time he visited New Orleans he knew he had found his spiritual home.

    VERB + HOME

    arrive, come, get, go, make your way
    Let's go home?I'm tired.
    | bring sb/sth, take sb/sth | be away from, get away from, leave
    He didn't leave home until he was 24.
    | abandon
    The people abandoned their homes and headed for the hills.
    | find (sb/sth), give sb/sth
    Perhaps we could find a home for the kitten.

    HOME + NOUN

    address, number
    Try phoning me on my home number after six o'clock.
    | buyer, owner | ownership | purchase | sales | background, conditions, environment, life, situation
    He came from an appalling home background. She had never had a stable home life.
    | area, base, country, district, state, town | territory, turf
    I arranged to meet her in her office, as she seemed more relaxed on her home territory.
    | improvement, maintenance, repairs | extension | loan | help
    My grandmother has a home help who comes and cleans twice a week.
    | appliance | computer | furnishings | contents
    Make sure you insure your home contents for an adequate amount.
    | comforts
    She desperately missed her home comforts while camping.
    | insurance | security
    Fitting a burglar alarm is the most effective way to increase home security.
    | entertainment
    the market for home entertainment systems
    | use
    This video is for home use only.
    | user
    a laser printer aimed at the home user
    | trial
    We are offering a free 15-day home trial on our software.
    | student, study
    The course is suitable for classroom or home study.
    | tutor | work, worker
    He supplements his income with part-time or home work.
    | baking, cooking
    She missed her mother's home cooking.
    | nursing | visit
    The doctor was assaulted on a home visit.
    | remedy, treatment
    I've tried all the home remedies for headaches without success.
    | leave
    He went missing while on home leave from prison.
    | movie, video
    We have a home movie of my dad teaching me to swim.
    | consumption
    He claimed he had bought the cigarettes for home consumption, not to sell them.
    | market
    They hope to sell as many computers on the home market as they export.
    | affairs, news
    the party's spokesman for home affairs The newspaper gives priority to home news over international news.
    | port, waters
    seamen serving in home waters

    PREP.

    at ~, away from ~
    Her job means she's away from home for weeks at a time.
    | back ~, in your own ~ | ~ of
    Andalusia, the home of flamenco

    PHRASES

    a home from home
    The hotel's friendly atmosphere makes it a real home from home.
    | home-grown
    home-grown vegetables (figurative) The show gives home-grown musical talent the chance to show what they can do.
    | home-made
    home-made bread
    | on the home front
    (= used to introduce domestic news)On the home front, the fuel crisis continues to worsen.
    | welcome home
    The banner said ‘Welcome home dad!’

    2 place that provides care for sb/sth

    ADJ.

    care, charity, children's, convalescent, foster, nursing, old people's, remand, residential, rest, retirement | purpose-built
    Work begins this week on a purpose-built home for the city's homeless.

    VERB + HOME

    provide (sb with)
    We have to provide a good home for the children.
    | run
    They run a retirement home for the elderly.



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