What does abode mean?

Definitions for abodeəˈboʊd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word abode.

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

  9. Origin: [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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Kindness is my prayer. Humanity is my abode.

  2. Ovid:

    Love and dignity cannot share the same abode.

  3. Martin Luther:

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

  4. Panchatantra:

    A man should not keep company with one whose character, family, and abode are unknown.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of abode

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Translations for abode

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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, задержка, Russian
  • obitavalište, nastanSerbo-Croatian
  • boning, hemvist, vistelseSwedish
  • פארבליבןYiddish

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