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Definition of "abode" []

  • A past tense and a past participle of abide. (verb)
  • A dwelling place; a home. (noun)
  • The act of abiding; a sojourn. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "abode" in a sentence
  • "Meant as an entertaining space, the abode is a display of eclectic furniture and interesting textures."
  • "In Tehran their abode is the Mission garden, where I have sometimes seen two hundred of this primitive people collected under the trees, where they live."
  • "At that time, Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Aulaqi, said that Norris was a "prime target" for execution and that her "proper abode is hellfire.""