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a·bode

 (ə-bōd′)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of abide.
n.
1. A dwelling place; a home.
2. The act of abiding; a sojourn.

[Middle English abod, home, from abiden, to wait; see abide.]

abode

(əˈbəʊd)
n
a place in which one lives; one's home
[C17: n formed from abide]

abode

(əˈbəʊd)
vb
a past tense and past participle of abide

a•bode1

(əˈboʊd)

n.
1. a place in which a person resides; residence; dwelling; home.
2. an extended stay in a place; sojourn.
[1200–50; Middle English abood a waiting, delay, stay; akin to abide]

a•bode2

(əˈboʊd)

v.
a pt. and past part. of abide.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abode - any address at which you dwell more than temporarilyabode - any address at which you dwell more than temporarily; "a person can have several residences"
address - the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
domicile, legal residence - (law) the residence where you have your permanent home or principal establishment and to where, whenever you are absent, you intend to return; every person is compelled to have one and only one domicile at a time; "what's his legal residence?"
home, place - where you live at a particular time; "deliver the package to my home"; "he doesn't have a home to go to"; "your place or mine?"
2.abode - housing that someone is living inabode - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
bathroom, bath - a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
bedchamber, bedroom, sleeping accommodation, sleeping room, chamber - a room used primarily for sleeping
cliff dwelling - a rock and adobe dwelling built on sheltered ledges in the sides of a cliff; "the Anasazi built cliff dwellings in the southwestern United States"
condo, condominium - one of the dwelling units in a condominium
den - a room that is comfortable and secluded
dinette - a small area off of a kitchen that is used for dining
dining room, dining-room - a room used for dining
dressing room - a room in which you can change clothes
family room - a recreation room in a private house
fixer-upper - a house or other dwelling in need of repair (usually offered for sale at a low price)
fireside, hearth - home symbolized as a part of the fireplace; "driven from hearth and home"; "fighting in defense of their firesides"
hermitage - the abode of a hermit
homestead - dwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
housing, living accommodations, lodging - structures collectively in which people are housed
kitchen - a room equipped for preparing meals
lake dwelling, pile dwelling - dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages
front room, living room, living-room, sitting room, parlor, parlour - a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax
indian lodge, lodge - any of various Native American dwellings
messuage - (law) a dwelling house and its adjacent buildings and the adjacent land used by the household
semi-detached house - a dwelling that is attached to something on only one side
vacation home - a dwelling (a second home) where you live while you are on vacation
yurt - a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting; originally used by nomadic Mongol and Turkic people of central Asia but now used as inexpensive alternative or temporary housing

abode

noun home, house, quarters, lodging, pad (slang), residence, habitat, dwelling, habitation, domicile, dwelling place I went round the streets and found his new abode.

abode

noun
A building or shelter where one lives:
domicile, dwelling, habitation, home, house, lodging (often used in plural), place, residence.
Chiefly British: dig (used in plural).
Translations
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abode

[əˈbəʊd]
A. PT & PP of abide
B. N (esp Jur) → morada f, domicilio m
place of abodedomicilio m
right of abodederecho m a domiciliarse
of no fixed abodesin domicilio fijo
to take up one's abodedomiciliarse, establecerse

abode

[əˈbəʊd] n
(old-fashioned)demeure f
(LAW) of no fixed abode → sans domicile fixe
right of abode → droit m de résidence

abode

pret, ptp of abide
n (liter: = dwelling place) → Behausung f, → Aufenthalt m (liter); (Jur: also place of abode) → Wohnsitz m; a humble abode (iro)eine bescheidene Hütte (iro); of no fixed abodeohne festen Wohnsitz

abode

[əˈbəʊd] n (old) → dimora (Law) → domicilio, dimora
of no fixed abode → senza fissa dimora
References in classic literature ?
Beaufort had taken effectual measures to conceal himself, and it was ten months before my father discovered his abode.
As they went along they chanced to pass a deep well, amply supplied with water, and when they saw it, one of the Frogs said to the other, "Let us descend and make our abode in this well: it will furnish us with shelter and food.
The garden in which stands my humble abode is separated only by a lane from Rosings Park, her ladyship's residence.
His place of abode was in Staffordshire, on a morsel of freehold land of his own--appropriately called Salt Patch.
Yes, come and take up your abode here, and pay no attention whatever to what your landlady says.
It was the abode of noise, disorder, and impropriety.
To say the truth, I believe the youth himself would, from some prudent considerations, have preferred another place of abode at this time, had his terror on Sophia's account given him liberty to reflect a moment on what any otherways concerned himself, than as his love made him partake whatever affected her.
Nature is turning out Wilcoxes in this peaceful abode, so that they may inherit the earth.
And at that time he abode in the town which is called The Pied Cow.
Being under a necessity of obeying our acoba, or protector, we changed our place of abode as often as he desired it, though not without great inconveniences, from the excessive heat of the weather and the faintness which our strict observation of the fasts and austerities of Lent, as it is kept in this country, had brought upon us.
She mentioned a common name, and an unknown and distant place of abode, but told me they were now on the Continent, and their present address was unknown to her.
Early upon the morning following those hours passed in Arobin's society, Edna set about securing her new abode and hurrying her arrangements for occupying it.