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NOUN (2)

1. any address at which you dwell more than temporarily;
- Example: "a person can have several residences"
[syn: residence, abode]

2. housing that someone is living in;
- Example: "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"
- Example: "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
[syn: dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abode \A*bode"\, v. t. To bode; to foreshow. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abode \A*bode"\, v. i. To be ominous. [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abode \A*bode"\, pret. of Abide. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abode \A*bode"\, n. [OE. abad, abood, fr. abiden to abide. See Abide. For the change of vowel, cf. abode, imp. of abide.] 1. Act of waiting; delay. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] And with her fled away without abode. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn. [1913 Webster] He waxeth at your abode here. --Fielding. [1913 Webster] 3. Place of continuance, or where one dwells; abiding place; residence; a dwelling; a habitation. [1913 Webster] Come, let me lead you to our poor abode. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abode \A*bode"\, n. [See Bode, v. t.] An omen. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] High-thundering Juno's husband stirs my spirit with true abodes. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abide \A*bide"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Abode, formerly Abid; p. pr. & vb. n. Abiding.] [AS. [=a]b[imac]dan; pref. [=a]- (cf. Goth. us-, G. er-, orig. meaning out) + b[imac]dan to bide. See Bide.] 1. To wait; to pause; to delay. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To stay; to continue in a place; to have one's abode; to dwell; to sojourn; -- with with before a person, and commonly with at or in before a place. [1913 Webster] Let the damsel abide with us a few days. --Gen. xxiv. 55. [1913 Webster] 3. To remain stable or fixed in some state or condition; to continue; to remain. [1913 Webster] Let every man abide in the same calling. --1 Cor. vii. 20. [1913 Webster] Followed by by: To abide by. (a) To stand to; to adhere; to maintain. [1913 Webster] The poor fellow was obstinate enough to abide by what he said at first. --Fielding. [1913 Webster] (b) To acquiesce; to conform to; as, to abide by a decision or an award. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

abode n 1: any address at which you dwell more than temporarily; "a person can have several residences" [syn: residence, abode] 2: housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless" [syn: dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

56 Moby Thesaurus words for "abode": abiding, accommodation, area, bearings, bench mark, billet, cohabitation, commorancy, diggings, digs, district, domicile, dwelling, emplacement, habitancy, habitation, hole, home, house, inhabitancy, inhabitation, inhabiting, latitude and longitude, lieu, living, locale, locality, location, locus, lodging, nesting, occupancy, occupation, pinpoint, place, placement, point, position, quarters, region, residence, residency, residing, site, situation, situs, sojourning, spot, squatting, staying, staying over, stead, stopping, tenancy, whereabout, whereabouts