Synonyms for abode

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-bohd
Phonetic Transcription : əˈboʊd

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Définition of abode

Origin :
  • mid-13c., "action of waiting," verbal noun identical with Old English abad, past participle of abiden "to abide" (see abide), used as a verbal noun. The present-to-preterite vowel change is consistent with an Old English class I strong verb (ride/rode, etc.). Meaning "habitual residence" is first attested 1570s.
  • noun building or place where one resides
Example sentences :
  • He fought it with all the strength of him, and that was much, but ever it abode there.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Gilead abode beyond Jordan, and why did Dan remain in ships?
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • Asher continued on the sea-shore, and abode in his breaches.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • He could no longer trust to chance and delay against the dangers of that abode.
  • Extract from : « Calderon The Courtier » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • That fellow, the cousin Galloway, changes his place of abode like the Wandering Jew.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Then, again, variety of climate should always go with stability of abode.
  • Extract from : « Alarms and Discursions » by G. K. Chesterton
  • It was from him I learned that you had taken up your abode with yonder fellow.
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • It is to them that keep his commandments that he and his Father will come to take up their abode with them.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • Above this were the four "Intellectual Levels," on one of which I, as a chemist had my abode.
  • Extract from : « City of Endless Night » by Milo Hastings
  • That this valley must be our future place of abode was at once decided by all of us.
  • Extract from : « Freeland » by Theodor Hertzka

Antonyms for abode

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