Home in on a word
Mnemonic – A body is the home of your soul
Word – Abode
Meaning – home
Part of Speech – noun
Synonyms – habitation, residence
1 The Greeks believed that Mt. Olympus was the abode of the Gods.
2 Having left the hustle bustle of city life he had decided to make the small town his abode.
3 He was so engrossed in his research during the time that he had made the local library his second abode.
4 He was nervous and dusted the furniture as he welcomed the queen to his humble abode.
5 This place is considered to be the abode of an Indian God and hence this temple is being built here.
6 For her the church was an abode of peace and quiet and she would wait there for hours, sitting in the corner.
Under the Lens – Difference between Abode and Home
Home refers to a place where one resides permanently and for which one has a certain affection and loyalty. It also often refers to the place where one is born and brought up.
Abode is a more literary term for home. But unlike home, abode may refer to a hotel room, cottage etc. where one is staying temporarily.