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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

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Idioms for home

Origin of home

First recorded before 900; Middle English hom, Old English hām (noun and adverb); cognate with Dutch heim, Old Norse heimr, Danish hjem, Swedish hem, German Heim “home,” Gothic haims “village”; akin to haunt

synonym study for home

1. See house.

OTHER WORDS FROM home

min·i·home, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH home

home , house (see synonym study at house)

Definition for home (2 of 2)

Home
[ hyoom ]
/ hyum /

noun

Lord. Douglas-Home.
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British Dictionary definitions for home (1 of 2)

Derived forms of home

homelike, adjective

Word Origin for home

Old English hām; related to Old Norse heimr, Gothic haims, Old High German heim, Dutch heem, Greek kōmi village

British Dictionary definitions for home (2 of 2)

Home
/ (hjuːm) /

noun

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Idioms and Phrases with home

home

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