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Definition of the noun abode

What does abode mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abodes

  1. any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonym of abode: residence
    • more generic word: address = the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
    • more specific terms:
      • legal residence / domicile = the residence where you have your permanent home or principal establishment and to where, whenever you are absent, you intend to return
      • place / home = where you live at a particular time
  2. housing that someone is living in

Alternative definition of the noun abode


  1. [obsolete] Act of waiting; delay.
  2. [uncommon outside fixed expressions] Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn.
  3. [formal] A residence, dwelling or habitation.
  4. [obsolete] An omen.

Definition of the verb abode

What does abode mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: aboded | aboding | abodes

  1. past of abide
  2. [transitive] [obsolete] To bode; to foreshow; to presage.
  3. [intransitive] [obsolete] To be ominous.


Abode is a musical group.

  • album: "Tragic Art"


"Abode" is an artwork by Subhaprasanna.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abode

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Google previewAntar (1819)

A Bedoueen Romance by ʿAntara Ibn-Šaddād

But our abode is a barren ...

Google previewAntar, a Bedoueen romance, tr. by T. Hamilton (1819)

by ʻAntarah b. Shaddâd (al-ʻAbsî.)

But our abode is a barren ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Numeral Words, by which All Difficulty in the Remembrance of Figures is Removed (1829)

With an Explanation of the Plan by William Henry Crook (LL.D.)

Abodes. Bad ewe. Bedub. Beaded. Boy dug. Acids. Abode we. Bad coast. Ceded. Bad ague. Bodies. By dew. Obeyed both. By deed. Bad age. Codes. Abode west. Bad cash. Be deaf. Icy edge. Be a duke. Bad oath. Bad coach.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism (2012)

by Mathieu Guidère

DAR AL-HARB/ABODE OF WAR. Designated as the land where Islam does not rule, Dar al-Harb is a territory where, according to Islamic fundamentalists, fighting can occur. Therefore, Dar al-Harb is not a Muslim area because sharia ( Islamic ...

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Quotes about Abode

Think, in this batter'd Caravanserai Whose Portals are alternate Night and Day, How Sultn after Sultn with his Pomp Abode his destined Hour, and went his way. (Omar Khayyam)
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Scrabble value of A1B3O1D2E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ABODE

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