Learn how to say Home correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word home:
1the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household:
the floods forced many people to flee their homes
I was nineteen when I left home and went to college
the family or social unit occupying a permanent residence:
he came from a good home
a house or flat considered as a commercial property:
low-cost homes for first-time buyers
the growth in home ownership
the district or country where one was born or has settled on a long-term basis:
they have made Provence their home
a place where something flourishes, is most typically found, or from which it originates:
Montana is home to a surprising number of rare mammals
informal a place where an object is kept.
2an institution for people needing professional care or supervision:
an old people’s home
3the finishing point in a race:
he was four fences from home
(in games) the place where a player is free from attack.
(in lacrosse) each of the three players stationed nearest their opponents’ goal.
Baseballshort for home plate.
a match played or won by a team on their own ground.
1relating to the place where one lives:
I don’t have your home address
made, done, or intended for use in the home:
traditional home cooking
a home computer
relating to one’s own country:
we need to stimulate demand within the UK home market
2(of a sports team or player) belonging to the country or locality in which a sporting event takes place:
the home side
played on or connected with a team’s own ground:
their first home match of the season
3North American denoting the administrative centre of an organization:
the company has moved its home office
to or at the place where one lives:
what time did he get home last night?
to the end or conclusion of a race or something difficult:
the favourite romped home six lengths clear
to the intended or correct position:
he slid the bolt home noisily
1(of an animal) return by instinct to its territory after leaving it:
a dozen geese homing to their summer nesting grounds
(of a pigeon bred for long-distance racing) fly back to or arrive at its loft after being released at a distant point:
pigeons who do not home will win no prizes
2 (home in on) move or be aimed towards (a target or destination) with great accuracy:
more than 100 missiles were launched, homing in on radar emissions
focus attention on:
a teaching style which homes in on what is of central importance for each pupil
3 [with object] provide (an animal) with a home as a pet:
each year thousands of cats which could have been homed are being needlessly put down