"homes" in the noun sense
1. 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. dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house
housing that someone is living in
"he built a modest dwelling near the pond"
"they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
the country or state or city where you live
"Canadian tariffs enabled United States lumber companies to raise prices at home"
"his home is New Jersey"
4. home plate, home base, home, plate
baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands it must be touched by a base runner in order to score
"he ruled that the runner failed to touch home"
5. base, home
the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
place where something began and flourished
"the United States is the home of basketball"
an environment offering affection and security
"home is where the heart is"
"he grew up in a good Christian home"
"there's no place like home"
8. family, household, house, home, menage
a social unit living together
"he moved his family to Virginia"
"It was a good Christian household"
"I waited until the whole house was asleep"
"the teacher asked how many people made up his home"
"the family refused to accept his will"
9. home, nursing home, rest home
an institution where people are cared for
"a home for the elderly"
"homes" in the verb sense
provide with, or send to, a home
return home accurately from a long distance
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