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home·less

 (hōm′lĭs)
adj.
Having no home or haven.
n. (used with a pl. verb)
People without homes considered as a group. Often used with the.

home′less·ness n.

homeless

(ˈhəʊmlɪs)
adj
a. having nowhere to live
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the homeless.
ˈhomelessness n

home•less

(ˈhoʊm lɪs)

adj.
1. without a home.
n.
2. persons who lack permanent housing.
home′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homeless - someone unfortunate without housinghomeless - someone unfortunate without housing; "a homeless was found murdered in Central Park"
homeless - poor people who unfortunately do not have a home to live in; "the homeless became a problem in the large cities"
unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
bag lady - a homeless woman who carries all her possessions with her in shopping bags
2.homeless - poor people who unfortunately do not have a home to live in; "the homeless became a problem in the large cities"
poor, poor people - people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group); "the urban poor need assistance"
homeless, homeless person - someone unfortunate without housing; "a homeless was found murdered in Central Park"
Adj.1.homeless - without nationality or citizenship; "stateless persons"
unsettled - not settled or established; "an unsettled lifestyle"
2.homeless - physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of securityhomeless - physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security; "made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"- James Stern
unfortunate - not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune; "an unfortunate turn of events"; "an unfortunate decision"; "unfortunate investments"; "an unfortunate night for all concerned"

homeless

adjective destitute, exiled, displaced, dispossessed, unsettled, outcast, abandoned, down-and-out the growing number of homeless families
Translations
بِدون بَيْتشَرِيد
bez domovabez přístřešíbezdomovci
hjemløs
koditonasunnoton
bez doma
hajléktalan
heimilislaus
住む家のない
집이 없는
bez domova
brezdomen
hemlös
ไม่มีบ้าน
evsizevsiz barksız
vô gia cư

homeless

[ˈhəʊmlɪs]
A. ADJsin hogar, sin vivienda
the storm left a hundred homelessla tormenta dejó a cien personas sin hogar or vivienda
to be made homelessquedarse sin hogar
to make homeless (gen) → dejar sin hogar; [+ tenant] → desahuciar
B. NPL the homelesslas personas sin hogar

homeless

[ˈhəʊmləs]
adj [person, family] → sans logis, sans abri
a homeless person → un sans-abri
to be made homeless → perdre son logement, devenir sans-abri
the homeless nplles sans-abri mpl homeless shelter

homeless

[ˈhəʊmlɪs]
1. adjsenza tetto
2. the homeless npli senzatetto

home

(həum) noun
1. the house, town, country etc where a person etc usually lives. I work in London but my home is in Bournemouth; When I retire, I'll make my home in Bournemouth; Africa is the home of the lion; We'll have to find a home for the kitten.
2. the place from which a person, thing etc comes originally. America is the home of jazz.
3. a place where children without parents, old people, people who are ill etc live and are looked after. an old folk's home; a nursing home.
4. a place where people stay while they are working. a nurses' home.
5. a house. Crumpy Construction build fine homes for fine people; He invited me round to his home.
adjective
1. of a person's home or family. home comforts.
2. of the country etc where a person lives. home produce.
3. (in football) playing or played on a team's own ground. the home team; a home game.
adverb
1. to a person's home. I'm going home now; Hallo – I'm home!
2. completely; to the place, position etc a thing is intended to be. He drove the nail home; Few of his punches went home; These photographs of the war brought home to me the suffering of the soldiers.
ˈhomeless noun plural, adjective
(people) without a place to live in. This charity was set up to help the homeless; homeless people.
ˈhomely adjective
1. simple but pleasant. homely food.
2. making a person feel he is at home. a homely atmosphere.
3. (American) (of a person) not attractive; ugly.
ˈhomeliness noun
ˈhoming adjective
1. (of pigeons etc) which (can) fly home when set free a long way from home.
2. able to take a missile etc to its target. These torpedoes have homing devices in their noses.
ˈhome-coming noun
1. the return home of a person (who has been away for some time). We had a party to celebrate his home-coming.
2. (American) an annual event held by a college, a university or high school for former students.
ˌhome-ˈgrown adjective
grown in one's own garden or in one's own country. These tomatoes are home-grown.
ˈhomeland noun
a person's native land. Immigrants often weep for their homeland.
ˌhome-ˈmade adjective
made by a person at home; not professionally made. home-made jam; home-made furniture.
home rule
the government of a country or part of a country by its own citizens.
ˈhomesick adjective
missing one's home. When the boy first went to boarding-school he was very homesick.
ˈhomesickness noun
ˈhomestead (-sted) noun
a house, especially a farm, with the land and other buildings (eg barns) which belong to it, especially in the United States, Australia etc.
home truth
a plain statement of something which is unpleasant but true (about a person, his behaviour etc) said directly to the person. It's time someone told him a few home truths.
ˈhomeward adjective
going home. his homeward journey.
ˈhomeward(s) adverb
towards home. his journey homeward; He journeyed homewards.
ˈhomework noun
work or study done at home, especially by a school pupil. Finish your homework!
at home
1. in one's home. I'm afraid he's not at home.
2. (in football etc) in one's own ground. The team is playing at home today.
be/feel at home
to feel as relaxed as one does in one's own home or in a place or situation one knows well. I always feel at home in France; He's quite at home with cows – he used to live on a farm.
home in on
to move towards (a target etc). The missile is designed to home in on aircraft.
leave home
1. to leave one's house. I usually leave home at 7.30 a.m.
2. to leave one's home to go and live somewhere else. He left home at the age of fifteen to get a job in Australia.
make oneself at home
to make oneself as comfortable and relaxed as one would at home. Make yourself at home!
nothing to write home about
not very good. The concert was nothing to write home about.

homeless

شَرِيد bez domova hjemløs obdachlos άστεγος sin hogar koditon SDF bez doma senza casa 住む家のない 집이 없는 dakloos hjemløs bezdomny desabrigado, sem-abrigo бездомный hemlös ไม่มีบ้าน evsiz vô gia cư 无家可归的

homeless

adj sin hogar
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It is like the message of reprieve from the sentence of sorrow suspended over many a home, even if some of the men in her have been the most homeless mortals that you may find among the wanderers of the sea.
Upon the gay-papered wall were those pictures that pursue the homeless one from house to house--The Huguenot Lovers, The First Quarrel, The Wedding Breakfast, Psyche at the Fountain.
Within a few weeks there were fifteen hundred homeless men in camp.
Then we are such a homeless lot when we are over there
Like his friend Li Po, he became a homeless wanderer, but, unlike him, he concealed his brilliant name, obtaining food and patronage for his delightful nameless self alone, and not for his reputation's sake.
To Philip now that suggested that he was as homeless as himself and passed the night out of doors.
And every morning, perched on our stays, rows of these birds were seen; and spite of our hootings, for a long time obstinately clung to the hemp, as though they deemed our ship some drifting, uninhabited craft; a thing appointed to desolation, and therefore fit roosting-place for their homeless selves.
servants of thy own Merciful Son, who came to seek and save The homeless and the outcast, fettering down The tasked and plundered slave!
Through the strange women clustering at the corners I took my way,--women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittites,--and I thought, as I looked into their poor painted faces,--faces but half human, vampirish faces, faces already waxen with the look of the grave,--I thought, as I often did, of the poor little girl whom De Quincey loved, the good-hearted little `peripatetic' as he called her, who had succoured him during those nights, when, as a young man, he wandered homeless about these very streets,--that good, kind little Ann whom De Quincey had loved, then so strangely lost, and for whose face he looked into women's faces as long as he lived.
went the voices from within; and, to John, this was like the end of all Christian observances, for he was now to be a wild man like Ishmael, and his life was to be cast in homeless places and with godless people.
Kilcolman Castle was sacked and burned, and Spenser fled with his wife and children to Cork, homeless and wellnigh ruined.
And thus he would die -- out in the cold world, with no shelter over his homeless head, no friendly hand to wipe the death-damps from his brow, no loving face to bend pityingly over him when the great agony came.

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