(noun, verb)


1. any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

Similar word(s): residence

Definition categories: location, address

2. housing that someone is living in

Similar word(s): domicile, dwelling, habitation, home

Definition categories: man–made, housing, lodging

Sentences with abode as a noun:

- of no fixed abode.


1. simple past tense and past participle of abide

2. (transitive, obsolete) To bode; to foreshow; to presage. [Attested from the late 16th century to the mid 17th century.]

3. (intransitive, obsolete) To be ominous. [Attested from the mid 17th century to the late 17th century.]