What does homeless mean?

Definitions for homeless
ˈhoʊm lɪshome·less

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. homeless, homeless person(noun)

    someone unfortunate without housing

    "a homeless was found murdered in Central Park"

  2. homeless(adj)

    poor people who unfortunately do not have a home to live in

    "the homeless became a problem in the large cities"

  3. homeless, stateless(adj)

    without nationality or citizenship

    "stateless persons"

  4. dispossessed, homeless, roofless(adj)

    physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security

    "made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"- James Stern

Wiktionary

  1. homeless(Adjective)

    Lacking a permanent place of residence.

    Whenever I pass the park, I see the homeless people sleeping on the benches.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Homeless(adj)

    destitute of a home

    Etymology: [AS. hmleas.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'homeless' in Adjectives Frequency: #996

How to pronounce homeless?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say homeless in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeless in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of homeless in a Sentence

  1. Tanya Steel:

    So many have performed incredible deeds and projects, little and small, local and national, from raising money to upgrade deteriorating gym equipment at school to feeding the homeless, in 2010, the first lady's office contacted me to help with the 'Let's Move!' movement.

  2. William Justice:

    Every year, it helps many thousands of people through food, housing, shelter programs for people at risk including homeless mothers and families, and in countless other ways.

  3. Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    We're paying $1 billion per year as taxpayers to pay for a shelter system and the homeless say, 'We're afraid to go into it,' it's not right to have a shelter system that is so dirty and unsafe, that people have to stay on the street corner.

  4. Paul Boden:

    It's so indicative of how dehumanizing we've become about homeless people, if you are going to hose somebody down, they are probably going to move. Water is a very effective tool to get someone to move, and it's become a tool in addressing homeless in America today. It's pretty sad.

  5. Louis Lacey:

    Because of his experience with HUD,( Castro) was fairly knowledgeable about homeless issues -- actually very knowledgeable. And he was actively listening to the individuals that we encountered and he was engaged in conversation, i felt that his concern was genuine and authentic.

Images & Illustrations of homeless

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