a·bode1 / əˈbōd/ • n. formal or poetic/lit. a place of residence; a house or home: her current abode | humorous my humble abode. ∎ archaic a stay; a sojourn.a·bode2 • v. archaic past of abide.
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."