Definitions for abodeəˈboʊd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•bodeəˈboʊd(n.)

  1. a place in which a person resides; residence; dwelling; home.

  2. an extended stay in a place; sojourn.

Origin of abode:

1200–50; ME abood a waiting, delay, stay; akin to abide

a•bodeəˈboʊd(v.)

  1. Ref: a pt. and past part. of abide .

Princeton's WordNet

  1. residence, abode(noun)

    any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

    "a person can have several residences"

  2. dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house(noun)

    housing that someone is living in

    "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abode

    of Abide

  2. Abode

    pret. of Abide

  3. Abode(noun)

    act of waiting; delay

  4. Abode(noun)

    stay or continuance in a place; sojourn

  5. Abode(noun)

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

  6. Abode(verb)

    an omen

  7. Abode(verb)

    to bode; to foreshow

  8. Abode(verb)

    to be ominous

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. abode

    1. A place where one cleans one's teeth and occasionally sleeps. 2. A long counter with a gutter and a rail at the bottom over which one is served with any liquid in a glass. 3. Dwelling, fireside (obsolete in this sense). 4. A grave.

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