n. formal or poetic/lit.
a place of residence; a house or home:
her current abode |
my humble abode.
a stay; a sojourn.
archaic past of abide.
, bestrode, bode, code, commode, corrode, download, encode, erode, explode, forebode, goad, implode, load, lode, middle-of-the-road, mode, node, ode, offload, outrode, road, rode, sarod, Spode, strode, toad, upload, woad
•barcode • zip code • unhallowed
•carload • cartload • payload
•trainload • caseload • freeload
•peakload • shipload • coachload
•boatload • truckload • wagonload
•workload • anode • internode
•epode • antipode • electrode
•rhapsode • episode • cestode
†delay, stay XIII; dwelling-place XVII. ME. abād
, f. abīden ABIDE
, after OE. bād
waiting, f. BIDE
One's home; habitation; place of dwelling; or residence. Ordinarily means "domicile." Living place impermanent in character. The place where a person dwells. Residence of a legal voter. Fixed place of residence for the time being. Forservice of process, one's fixed place of residence for the time being; his or her "usual place of abode."