- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. See abode.II(Roget's IV) n.Syn. house, residence, abode, lodging; see home 1 .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.home, house, residence, domicile, habitation, lodging, abode, homestead, quarters, diggings, castle, *pad, den. see houseIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A building or shelter where one lives: abode, domicile, habitation, home, house, lodging (often used in plural), place, residence. Chiefly British: dig (used in plural). See PROTECTION.
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