Synonyms of home in English:

home


See US English definition of home

See UK English definition of home

See Spanish definition of casa

noun

1‘the floods forced people to flee their homes’

SYNONYMS
place of residence, accommodation, property, a roof over one's head
quarters, lodgings, rooms
address, location, place
informal pad
British informal digs
formal residence, domicile, abode, dwelling, dwelling place, habitation

2‘there is a growing demand for new homes’

SYNONYMS
house, apartment, bungalow, cottage, terraced house, semi-detached house, detached house
British flat
informal semi

3‘I spent long stretches of time far from my home’

SYNONYMS
native land, homeland, home town, birthplace, roots, fatherland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, land of one's fathers, the old country

4‘a private home for the elderly’

SYNONYMS
institution, residential home, nursing home, old people's home, retirement home, convalescent home, rest home, children's home
hospice, shelter, refuge, retreat, asylum, hostel

5‘Piedmont is the home of Italy's finest red wines’

SYNONYMS
domain, realm, place of origin, source, cradle, fount, fountainhead

6‘Montana is home to a surprising number of rare animals’

SYNONYMS
natural habitat, natural environment, natural territory, habitat, home ground, stamping ground, haunt

adjective

1‘we need to stimulate demand within the UK home market’

SYNONYMS
domestic, internal, local, national, interior, native
ANTONYMS

foreign, international

2‘a sale of home produce’

SYNONYMS
home-made, home-grown, locally produced, family, local

Phrases

    hit home

    ‘she could see that her remark had hit home’


    SYNONYMS
    have the intended effect, make the intended impression, strike home, hit the mark, be registered, be understood, be comprehended, get through, sink in
    ANTONYMS

    have no effect

    bring something home to someone

    ‘Art's illness brought home to them the gravity of the situation’


    SYNONYMS
    make someone realize, make someone understand, make someone aware of, make someone conscious of, make something clear to someone, drive home, press home, impress upon someone, draw attention to, focus attention on, point up, underline, highlight, spotlight, foreground, emphasize, stress
    at home

    1‘I told him I'd be at home most of the day’


    SYNONYMS
    in, in one's house, present, available, indoors, inside, here
    ANTONYMS

    out

    2‘Milan was one of the big cities where she felt very much at home’


    SYNONYMS
    at ease, comfortable, relaxed, content, confident, at peace, in one's element
    ANTONYMS

    ill at ease

    3‘he was not particularly at home with mathematics’


    SYNONYMS
    confident with, conversant with, proficient in, competent at, used to, familiar with, au fait with, au courant with, skilled in, experienced in, well versed in
    informal well up on
    ANTONYMS

    unused to

    4‘she took to her room and was not at home to friends’


    SYNONYMS
    entertaining, receiving, playing host to, showing hospitality to
    nothing to write home about

    ‘his looks were nothing to write home about’


    SYNONYMS
    unexceptional, mediocre, ordinary, common, commonplace, indifferent, average, middle-of-the-road, run-of-the-mill, middling, medium, moderate, everyday, workaday, tolerable, passable, adequate, fair, nothing out of the ordinary
    OK, so-so, bog-standard, fair-to-middling, vanilla, plain vanilla, no great shakes, not so hot, not up to much
    British common or garden
    North American ornery
    New Zealand half-pie
    ANTONYMS

    exceptional