abode

1
[ uh-bohd ]
/ əˈboʊd /

noun

a place in which a person resides; residence; dwelling; habitation; home.
an extended stay in a place; sojourn.

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Origin of abode

1
1200–50; Middle English abood a waiting, delay, stay; akin to abide

Definition for abode (2 of 2)

abode2
[ uh-bohd ]
/ əˈboʊd /

verb

a simple past tense and past participle of abide.
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British Dictionary definitions for abode (1 of 2)

abode1
/ (əˈbəʊd) /

noun

a place in which one lives; one's home

Word Origin for abode

C17: n formed from abide

British Dictionary definitions for abode (2 of 2)

abode2
/ (əˈbəʊd) /

verb

a past tense and past participle of abide
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