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home(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (residence)
a. la casa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They own a large home in the mountains.Tienen una casa grande en las montañas.
b. el hogar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Welcome to our home. Please, make yourselves comfortable.Bienvenidos a nuestro hogar. Por favor, pónganse cómodos.
2. (institution)
a. la residencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My former neighbor now lives in a veteran's home.Mi antiguo vecino vive ahora en una residencia para veteranos.
b. el asilo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A new home for the elderly has been built in the neighborhood.Se ha construido un nuevo asilo de ancianos en el vecindario.
3. (region)
a. la tierra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Philadelphia is the home of the Philly cheesesteak.Filadelfia es la tierra del Philly cheesesteak.
b. la cuna
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Paris is still considered by many to be the home of fashion.París todavía se considera por muchos la cuna de la moda.
4. (biology)
a. el hábitat
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This lake is home to a variety of fish.Este lago es el hábitat de una variedad de peces.
5. (games)
a. la meta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If you roll a six, you'll make it to home and win the game.Si sacas un seis, llegarás a la meta y ganarás el juego.
6. (sports)
a. el home
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(baseball)
The player tripped as he was running toward home.El jugador tropezó mientras corría hacia home.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
7. (to one's home)
a. a casa
It is time to go home now.Ya es hora de irnos a casa.
8. (in one's home)
a. en casa
I'll be home at nine o'clock.Estaré en casa a las nueve en punto.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
9. (to return to birthplace)
a. volver a casa
Many bird and fish species have a fascinating ability to home to produce their young.Muchas especies de aves y peces tienen una capacidad fascinante para volver a casa a tener sus crías.
10. (to focus on; used with "in on")
a. centrarse en
The board will home in on costs and profit projections so we need to be fully prepared.La junta se centrará en las proyecciones de costos y ganancias, por lo que tenemos que prepararnos a fondo.
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home
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (house)
a. la casa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of animal, plant)
a. el hábitat
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (family)
a. el hogar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
at homeen casa
to feel at homesentirse como en casa
make yourself at homeestás en tu casa, ponte cómodo
to leave homesalir de casa
to be away from homeestar fuera (de casa)
4. (sport)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be or play at homejugar en casa
to have a home of one's owntener casa propia
it's a home away from homees como estar en casa
to make one's home in…asentarse en…
children's/old people's homeresidencia infantil/de ancianos
home addressdomicilio m
home bankingtelebanco m
home brewcerveza casera
home cookingcocina casera
the Home Countieslos condados de alrededor de Londres
home economicseconomía f doméstica
home helpayuda doméstica
home improvementsreformas del hogar
home lifevida doméstica
5. (finance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
home loancrédito hipotecario, hipoteca f
home movievídeo or
home ownerpropietario(a) de vivienda
6. (computers)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
home pageportada de página Web, página inicial or de inicio
7. (school)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
home roomaula donde cada alumno debe presentarse todas las mañanas
home runcarrera f completa, home run m
home shoppingtelecompra f
home shopping channelteletienda f
stretchla recta final
home townciudad f/pueblo natal
to tell somebody a few home truthsdecirle a alguien cuatro verdades
8. (country, region)
a. la tierra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
at home and abroadnacional e internacionalmente
an example nearer homeun ejemplo más cercano
Milan, the home of fashionMilán, la meca or la cuna de la moda
home frontfrente civil
9. (television and journalism)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
home newsnoticias nacionales
10. (politics) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Home OfficeMinisterio del Interior
11. (politics)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
home ruleautonomía f, autogobierno m
12. (politics) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the Home Secretaryel ministro del Interior
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
13. (in general)
a. a casa
to go/come homeir/venir a casa
to be homeestar en casa
to send somebody homemandar a alguien a casa
14. (all the way)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he drove the knife homehundió el cuchillo hasta el fondo
to bring something home to somebodydejar bien claro algo a alguien
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home [həʊm]
noun
1 (house) casa (f); (residence) domicilio (m)
there's no place like home como su casa no hay dos; this tool has no home esta herramienta no tiene lugar propio
at home en casa
to feel at home sentirse como en casa; make yourself at home estás en tu casa; is Mr Lyons at home? ¿está el señor Lyons?; to make sb feel at home hacer que algn se sienta en casa; the duchess is at home on Fridays la duquesa recibe los viernes; Lady Rebecca is not at home to anyone Lady Rebecca no recibe a nadie; at home and abroad dentro y fuera del país; he is at home with the topic domina bien la materia; I'm not at home in Japanese apenas me defiendo en japonés; sé muy poco de japonés
home from home (Britain)home away from home (US) segunda casa
for us this is a home from home aquí estamos como en casa; esta es como una segunda casa para nosotros
to give sb/sth a home dar casa a algn/algo; (position, niche) encontrar sitio para algn/algo
he comes from a good home es de buena familia
good home wanted for puppy búscase buen hogar para perrito
the puppy went to a good home el perrito fue a vivir con una buena familia
to have a home of one's own tener casa propia
home sweet home hogar, dulce hogar
an Englishman's home is his castle para el inglés su casa es como su castillo
2 (refuge) hogar (m); (hospital, hostel) asilo (m)
home for the aged residencia (f) de ancianos; asilo (m) de ancianos
children's home centro (m) de acogida de menores
old people's home residencia (f) de ancianos; asilo (m) de ancianos
3 (country) patria (f); (town) ciudad (f) natal; (origin) cuna (f)
we live in Madrid but my home is in Jaén vivimos en Madrid pero nací en Jaén; Scotland is the home of the haggis Escocia es la patria del haggis; he made his home in Italy se estableció en Italia; for some years he made his home in France durante algunos años vivió en Francia
4 (Bio) hábitat (m)
5 (Dep) (target area) meta (f); (home ground)
to play at home jugar en casa; Villasanta are at home to Castroforte Villasanta recibe en casa a Castroforte; they lost nine games at home perdieron nueve partidos en casa
6 (Comput) punto (m) inicial; punto (m) de partida
adverb
1 (at home) en casa; (to home) a casa
to be home estar en casa; (upon return) estar de vuelta en casa
it was good to be home again at last, he was home are they home yet?
I'll be home at five o'clock (upon return) estaré en casa a las cinco; it's a long journey home hay mucho camino hasta llegar a casa
as we say back home como decimos en mi tierra
back home in Australia en mi tierra, (en) Australia
to come home volver a casa
to be home and dry respirar tranquiloatranquila;a tranquila
to get home llegar a casa
to go home volver a casa; (from abroad) volver a la patria
he leaves home at eight sale de casa a las ocho
she left home at the age of 17 se marchó de casa cuando tenía 17 años
that remark came near home esa observación le hirió en lo vivo
to see sb home acompañar a algn a su casa
to send sb home mandar a algn a casa
to stay home quedarse en casa
it's nothing to write home about no tiene nada de particular
2
to bring sth home to sb hacerle ver algo a algn
it came home to me me di cuenta de ello
to drive sth home
to drive a point home subrayar un punto; to drive a nail home hacer que un clavo entre a fondo
to strike home (hit target) [+shell, bullet] dar en el blanco; (go right in) [+hammer, nail] remachar
intransitive verb
[+pigeons] volver a casa
modifier
home address (n) (on form) domicilio (m)
my home address mi dirección particular; las señas de mi casa
home banking (n) banco (m) en casa
home brew (n) (beer) cerveza (f) casera; (wine) vino (m) casero
home buying (n) compra (f) de vivienda
home comforts (n) comodidades (f) domésticas
home computer (n) ordenador (m) doméstico
home computing (n) informática (f) doméstica
home cooking (n) cocina (f) casera
the home corner
the Home Counties (n) (Britain) los condados alrededor de Londres
Los Home Counties son los condados que se encuentran en los alrededores de Londres: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent y Middlesex, un alto porcentaje de cuya población se encuentra en buena posición económica. De ahí que el término Home Counties haya adquirido dimensiones culturales y a la gente que vive en ellos se les considere en general personas adineradas de clase media-alta que, además, tienen al hablar un acento muy particular, conocido como RP.
note See culture box in entry English.
home country (n) patria (f); país (m) de origen
home economics (n) (Educ) ciencia (f) del hogar
home fries (n) (US) carne picada frita con patatas y col
home front (n) frente (m) interno
home ground (n) (Dep)
to play at one's home ground jugar en casa; to be on home ground estar en su terreno or lugar
Home Guard (n) (Britain) cuerpo de voluntarios para la defensa nacional durante la segunda guerra mundial
home help (n) (act) atención (f) domiciliaria; ayuda (f) a domicilio; (Britain) (person) asistenteaasistenta (m) (f) especialmente los que, a cargo de la seguridad social, ayudan en las tareas domésticas a personas necesitadas;a asistenta (especialmente los que, a cargo de la seguridad social, ayudan en las tareas domésticas a personas necesitadas)
home improvements (n) reformas (f) en casa
home industries (n) (Comm) industrias (f) nacionales
home journey (n) viaje (m) a casa; viaje (m) de vuelta
home leave (n) permiso (m) para irse a casa
home life (n) vida (f) de familia; vida (f) doméstica
home loan (n) préstamo (m) para la vivienda
home market (n) (Comm) mercado (m) nacional; mercado (m) interior
home match (n) (Dep) partido (m) en casa
home movie (n) película (f) hecha por un aficionado
home news (n) (gen) noticias (f) de casa; (Pol) información (f) nacional
Home Office (n) (Britain) Ministerio (m) del Interior; Gobernación (f); (Méx)
home owner (n) propietarioapropietaria (m) (f) de una casa;a propietaria
home owners propietarios (m) de viviendas
home ownership (n) propiedad (f) de viviendas
home page (n) (Internet) (personal page) página (f) personal; (webpage) página (f) web; (start page) página (f) de inicio
home port (n) puerto (m) de origen
home product (n) (Comm) producto (m) nacional
home rule (n) autonomía (f)
home run (n) (Baseball) jonrón (m); (return journey) [of ship, truck] viaje (m) de vuelta
home sales (n) ventas (f) nacionales
Home Secretary (n) (Britain) Ministro (m) del Interior
home shopping (n) venta (f) por correo; (TV) (Telec) televenta (f)
...the most successful name in home shopping in the UK ...the proliferation of /home-shopping TV programmes/
the home side (n) (Dep) el equipo de casa; el equipo local
home straight (n) (Dep) recta (f) final
to be in the home straight estar en la última recta
home stretch (n)
home straight See culture box in entry home.
the home team (n) (Dep) el equipo de casa; el equipo local
home town (n) ciudad (f) natal
home trade (n) (Comm) comercio (m) interior
home truths (n)
to tell sb a few home truths decir cuatro verdades a algn
home victory (n) (Dep) victoria (f) en casa
home visit (n) visita (f) a domicilio
home waters (n) aguas (f) territoriales
home win (n) (Dep) victoria (f) en casa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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