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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 ?
There is much fruitful soil uncultivated here," he said; "and, I may add, without the sinful leaven of self- commendation, that, since my short sojourn in these heathenish abodes, much good seed has been scattered by the wayside.
Here, where the hand of violence shed the blood of the innocent; where the horrid yells of savages, and the groans of the distressed, sounded in our ears, we now hear the praises and adoration of our Creator; where wretched wigwams stood, the miserable abodes of savages, we behold the foundations of cities laid, that, in all probability, will rival the glory of the greatest upon earth.
From many a hill I can see civilization and the abodes of man afar.
Not a jot I,'' returned Cedric; ``I have never been wont to study either how to take or how to hold out those abodes of tyrannic power, which the Normans have erected in this groaning land.
He called successively at the abodes of Athos, Porthos, and Aramis.
asked the count; "are there any traditions respecting these dismal abodes, -- in which it is difficult to believe men can ever have imprisoned their fellow-creatures?
There is no impiety in believing that, when his long life was over, the apostle of the Indians was welcomed to the celestial abodes by the prophets of ancient days and by those earliest apostles and evangelists who had drawn their inspiration from the immediate presence of the Saviour.
Most of these abodes were inhabited by men who had themselves been in similar expeditions; they welcomed the travellers, therefore, as brother trappers, treated them with a hunter's hospitality, and cheered them with an honest God speed at parting.
Meanwhile Thetis came to the house of Vulcan, imperishable, star-bespangled, fairest of the abodes in heaven, a house of bronze wrought by the lame god's own hands.
In fact Wolfert Webber was one of those worthy Dutch burghers of the Manhattoes whose fortunes have been made, in a manner, in spite of themselves; who have tenaciously held on to their hereditary acres, raising turnips and cabbages about the skirts of the city, hardly able to make both ends meet, until the corporation has cruelly driven streets through their abodes, and they have suddenly awakened out of their lethargy, and, to their astonishment, found themselves rich men.
Some of them retained a little of the thrift and forethought of the civilized man, and became wealthy among their improvident neighbors; their wealth being chiefly displayed in large bands of horses, which covered the prairies in the vicinity of their abodes.
Surely it was in this way that Homer saw the plain of Troy, that Dante saw the abodes of the departed, that Milton saw the earthward flight of the Tempter.