Meaning of ABODE in English


I. a ‧ bode 1 /əˈbəʊd $ əˈboʊd/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Date: 1200-1300 ; Origin: abide ]

1 . formal someone’s home – sometimes used humorously:

Welcome to my humble abode.

a homeless person with no fixed abode (=no permanent home)

2 . right of abode law the right to live in a country

II. abode 2 BrE AmE

the past tense of ↑ abide

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