Definitions for: Abode


[n] housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
[n] the address where a person lives; "it is his legal place of residence"



Webster (1913) Definition: A*bode",
pret. of Abide.


A*bode", n. [OE. abad, abood, fr. abiden to abide. See
Abide. For the change of vowel, cf. abode, imp. of abide.]
1. Act of waiting; delay. [Obs.] --Shak.

And with her fled away without abode. --Spenser.

2. Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn.

He waxeth at your abode here. --Fielding.

3. Place of continuance, or where one dwells; abiding place;
residence; a dwelling; a habitation.

Come, let me lead you to our poor abode.
--Wordsworth.


A*bode", n. [See Bode, v. t.]
An omen. [Obs.]

High-thundering Juno's husband stirs my spirit with
true abodes. --Chapman.


A*bode", v. t.
To bode; to foreshow. [Obs.] --Shak.


A*bode", v. i.
To be ominous. [Obs.] --Dryden.

Synonyms: domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home, residence

See Also: address, bath, bathroom, bedchamber, bedroom, chamber, cliff dwelling, condo, condominium, den, dining room, diningroom, dressing room, family room, fireside, fixer-upper, front room, hearth, hermitage, home, homestead, house, housing, indian lodge, kitchen, lake dwelling, living accommodations, living room, livingroom, lodge, lodging, messuage, parlor, parlour, pile dwelling, place, semi-detached house, sitting room, sleeping room, vacation home

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