What does abode mean?

Definitions for abode

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. residence, abodenoun

    any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

    "a person can have several residences"

  2. dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling housenoun

    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

    Etymology: [See Bode, v. t.]

  2. Abode

    pret. of Abide

    Etymology: [See Bode, v. t.]

  3. Abodenoun

    act of waiting; delay

    Etymology: [See Bode, v. t.]

  4. Abodenoun

    stay or continuance in a place; sojourn

    Etymology: [See Bode, v. t.]

  5. Abodenoun

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

    Etymology: [See Bode, v. t.]

  6. Abodeverb

    an omen

    Etymology: [See Bode, v. t.]

  7. Abodeverb

    to bode; to foreshow

    Etymology: [See Bode, v. t.]

  8. Abodeverb

    to be ominous

    Etymology: [See Bode, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abode

    a-bōd′, n. a dwelling-place: stay. [See Abide.]

  2. Abode

    a-bōd′, pa.t. and pa.p. of Abide.

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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. abode

    Waited for; as, ship ran to the appointed place of rendezvous and abode there for her consort.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abode in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abode in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of abode in a Sentence

  1. Martin Luther:

    Earth has nothing more tender than a woman's heart when it is the abode of piety.

  2. Omar Khayym:

    Think, in this batter'd Caravanserai Whose Portals are alternate Night and Day, How Sultn after Sultn with his Pomp Abode his destined Hour, and went his way.

  3. Ovid:

    Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.

  4. Regina Ip:

    Thereafter, Hong Kong Chinese who acquire a foreign nationality of their own free will, will be deemed to have lost Chinese nationality, in strict accordance with Article 9 of the Chinese Nationality Law, when they make a conscious decision to leave and, by implication, give up on Hong Kong, it is only right that they should be asked to make their choice -- China or a foreign country -- foreign citizenship or the right of abode and the right to vote in Hong Kong.

  5. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    It is not known precisely where angels dwell-whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.

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Translations for abode

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  • بقاء, إقامة, مسكنArabic
  • местопребиваване, жилищеBulgarian
  • Bleibe, Wohnung, Verweilen, Warten, Aufenthalt, WohnsitzGerman
  • residencia, morada, viviendaSpanish
  • منزلPersian
  • asunto, viivytys, oleskeluFinnish
  • demeureFrench
  • còmhnaidhScottish Gaelic
  • डेराHindi
  • lakóhelyHungarian
  • soggiorno, domicilio, dimora, residenzaItalian
  • משכןHebrew
  • 住居Japanese
  • MorabaturLatin
  • wachten, voorteken, woonstee, verblijf, onderkomenDutch
  • siedziba, miejsce zamieszkania, mieszkaniePolish
  • vaticínio, domicílio, espera, augúrio, atraso, agouro, permanência, presságio, residência, moradia, casaPortuguese
  • обиталище, обитель, промедление, пребывание, жилище, задержкаRussian
  • obitavalište, nastanSerbo-Croatian
  • boning, hemvist, vistelseSwedish
  • פארבליבןYiddish

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