Definition of abode


  • any address at which you dwell more than temporarily; "a person can have several residences". Synonyms: residence.
  • housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond", "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless". Synonyms: domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home.


  • dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town", "stay a bit longer--the day is still young". Synonyms: abide, bide, stay.
  • put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism", "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks", "he learned to tolerate the heat", "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage". Synonyms: abide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stand, stick out, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate.

Related words

accept, condo, condominium, domicile, fireside, hearth, hermitage, home, homestead, house, lodge, messuage, outstay, overstay, pay, place, swallow, visit, yurt.

Words nearby abode

abide, above, anode, bode.

Rhymes with abode

bode, bowed, busload, code, commode, corrode, decode, encode, erode, explode, forebode, goad, implode, load, lode, mode, node, ode, outmode, reload.

Start with abode

aboded, abodes.

More information about abode

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • abode is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 8 points
  • abode is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 8 points
  • abode is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 9 points
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