Associations to the word «Homeless»


HOMELESS, adjective. Lacking a permanent place of residence.
HOMELESS DUMPING, noun. (idiomatic) The practice of hospital employees or emergency workers releasing homeless patients on the streets instead of placing them into the custody of a relative or shelter or retaining them in a hospital where they may require expensive medical care.
HOMELESS SHELTER, noun. A building set up to provide for the needs of homeless people; often including shelter, food, sanitation and other forms of support.
HOMELESS SHELTER, noun. A sanctuary for the temporary housing of domesticated animals without a home.
HOMELESS SHELTERS, noun. Plural of homeless shelter

Dictionary definition

HOMELESS, noun. Someone unfortunate without housing; "a homeless was found murdered in Central Park".
HOMELESS, noun. Poor people who unfortunately do not have a home to live in; "the homeless became a problem in the large cities".
HOMELESS, adjective. Without nationality or citizenship; "stateless persons".
HOMELESS, adjective. Physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security; "made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"- James Stern.

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