Associations to the word «Abode»

Pictures for the word «Abode»

Wiktionary

ABODE, noun. (obsolete) Act of waiting; delay. [Attested from (1150 to 1350) to the early 17th century.]
ABODE, noun. (obsolete) Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn. [Attested from (1350 to 1470) to the mid 18th century.]
ABODE, noun. (formal) A residence, dwelling or habitation. [First attested from around 1350 to 1470.]
ABODE, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of abide
ABODE, noun. (obsolete) An omen; a foretelling. [Attested from the late 16th century to the late 17th century.]
ABODE, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To bode; to foreshow; to presage. [Attested from the late 16th century to the mid 17th century.]
ABODE, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To be ominous. [Attested from the mid 17th century to the late 17th century.]
ABODE BY, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of abide by

Dictionary definition

ABODE, noun. Any address at which you dwell more than temporarily; "a person can have several residences".
ABODE, noun. Housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless".

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