Definition of home adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//həʊm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//hoʊm//
    [only before noun]
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    where you live
  1. 1connected 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.
  2. made/used at home
  3. 2made or used at home home movies home cooking a home computer
  4. own country
  5. 3(especially British English) connected with your own country rather than foreign countries synonym domestic products for the home market home news/affairs
  6. opposite foreign, overseas
    in sport
  7. 4connected 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
  8. Word OriginOld English hām, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch heem and German Heim.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: home