Difference between Abode and Home

What is the difference between Abode and Home?

Abode as a verb is to endure without yielding; to withstand; await defiantly; to encounter; to persevere. while Home as a verb is (usually with "in on") to seek or aim for something.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To endure without yielding; to withstand; await defiantly; to encounter; to persevere. To bode; to foreshow; to presage. To be ominous.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: Act of waiting; delay. Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn. A residence, dwelling or habitation. An omen.

Example sentence: A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: One's own dwelling place; the house or structure in which one lives; especially the house in which one lives with his family; the habitual abode of one's family; also, one's birthplace.One's native land; the place or country in which one dwells; the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt.The place where a person was raised. Childhood or parental home. Home of one's parents or guardian.The abiding place of the affections, especially of the domestic affections.The locality where a thing is usually found, or was first found, or where it is naturally abundant; habitat; seat.A place of refuge and rest; an asylum; as, a home for outcasts; a home for the blind; hence, especially, the grave; the final rest; also, the native and eternal dwelling place of the soul.In various games, the ultimate point aimed at in a progress; the goal.Home plate.The place of a player in front of an opponent's goal; also, the player.The landing page of a website; the site's home page

Part of speech: verb

Definition: (usually with "in on") To seek or aim for something.

Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Of or pertaining to one’s dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts.Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust.

Part of speech: adverb

Definition: To one's home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home.Close; closely.To the place where it belongs; to the end of a course; to the full length.In one's place of residence; at homeInto the goal.

Example sentence: Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.

We hope you now know whether to use Abode or Home in your sentence.

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