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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 ?
To add to their troubles they seemed to have entered the abode of the fiercest mosquitoes encountered since coming to Honduras.
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.
Standing a single minute to enjoy his bitter triumph, he turned away, as if sickening at the gaze of men, and, veiling his face in his blanket, he walked from the lodge with the noiseless step of an Indian seeking, in the privacy of his own abode, the sympathy of one like himself, aged, forlorn and childless.
She recalled the absolute freedom of their al-fresco life in the old double cabin, when she spent the greater part of her waking hours under the mute trees in the encompassing solitude, and, half regretting the more civilized restraints of this newer and more ambitious abode, forgot that she had ever rebelled against it.
His long abode in foreign parts, moreover, and familiarity with many of the castles and ancestral halls of England, and the marble palaces of Italy, had caused him to look contemptuously at the House of the Seven Gables, whether in point of splendor or convenience.
My good townspeople will not much regret me, for -- though it has been as dear an object as any, in my literary efforts, to be of some importance in their eyes, and to win myself a pleasant memory in this abode and burial-place of so many of my forefathers -- there has never been, for me, the genial atmosphere which a literary man requires in order to ripen the best harvest of his mind.
In this by-place of nature there abode, in a remote period of American history, that is to say, some thirty years since, a worthy wight of the name of Ichabod Crane, who sojourned, or, as he expressed it, "tarried," in Sleepy Hollow, for the purpose of instructing the children of the vicinity.
But all these seemed only his casual stopping-places and ocean-inns, so to speak, not his places of prolonged abode.
Smyth, to the hospitable abode of a good missionary, whom Christian charity has placed here as a shepherd to the outcast and wandering, who are constantly finding an asylum on this shore.
If with fancy unfurled You leave your abode, You may go round the world By the Old Marlborough Road.
This missionary knight's name was La Cote Male Taile, and he said that this castle was the abode of Morgan le Fay, sister of King Arthur, and wife of King Uriens.
We stopped at the very same inn which the famous old robber-knight and rough fighter Go"tz von Berlichingen, abode in after he got out of captivity in the Square Tower of Heilbronn between three hundred and fifty and four hundred years ago.