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 Meanings and Examples of HOME
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
home
 n.  house or apartment, where you live, especially with family
 n.  someone's or something's place of origin
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Thus I returned home, and entering the house, presented myself to the family.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 17
2  The reluctance to go home was not confined to wayward men.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
3  When I came home to West Egg that night I was afraid for a moment that my house was on fire.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
4  "If it wasn't for the mist we could see your home across the bay," said Gatsby.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
5  Of course we was broke up when he run off from home but I see now there was a reason for it.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
6  My home is where thou art and where he is.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
7  I must tarry at home, and keep watch over my little Pearl.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VIII. THE ELF-CHILD AND THE MINISTER
8  He, going home to a better world, I, likewise, was on my way homeward, when this light shone out.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
9  There was wild and ghastly scenery all around her, and a home and comfort nowhere.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
10  Here was another ruin, the responsibility of which came partly home to her.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIV. HESTER AND THE PHYSICIAN
11  You will find a happy, cheerful home and friends who love you dearly.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
12  Yet, as I drew nearer home, grief and fear again overcame me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
13  They were lucky enough to find Lady Middleton at home, and Sir John came in before their visit ended.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
14  Next day the clothes I had ordered all came home, and he put them on.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XL
15  But, after you have gone home, don't go back here.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLV
Example Sentence: (204 in 14 pages)
16  The only time I got their attention was when I brought home straight A's on my report card.
17  Customers can dial up the central computer from home and access the database.
18  Elvis's home has become a shrine for his fans.
19  David would get drunk and I would have to take him home and put him to bed.
20  We saw the film and afterwards walked home together.
21  You promised me you'd be home early tonight.
22  We speak Danish at home so that the boys don't lose touch with their language and culture.
23  Travel east or travel west, a man's own home is still the best.
24  There they will supervise their cooks in preparing supper for the husbands, who will troop home after Happy Hour.
25  The council was hoping to turn a children's home into a residence for adolescent girls.
26  Last night they stayed at home and watched TV.
27  When Ann arrived home that night, she found Brian in the house watching TV.
28  When she retired, she moved back to her home town.
29  The wetlands are home to a large variety of wildlife.
30  The report compares the different types of home computer available.