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Below you will find the definition of abode, followed by 38 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
EXAMPLES - Abode in a Sentence
- Y: Their abode is the Fire, because of the (evil) they earned. (source)
- Y: As to those who are rebellious and wicked, their abode will be the (source)
- Our abode was a one-storied flat-roofed house built of stones and mud. (source)
- S: (As for) those, their abode is the fire because of what they earned. (source)
- OUR abode was a one-storeyed house built of stones and mud with a flat roof. (source)
- My settlement in my new abode is sticking fast by the way for want of servants. (source)
- Worse Jane finds her abode is a dumpy apartment instead of gardens and servants. (source)
- Their abode is a short distance from the street and is reached by steep stone steps. (source)
- His abode is out of the way and rather cat-inconvenient, but it's not 100% cat-proof. (source)
- His house was open to his friends and was well known as the abode of unstinted hospitality. (source)
- Let Dussasana's abode, which is better than Duryodhana's, be cleansed and well-adorned without delay. (source)
- Meant as an entertaining space, the abode is a display of eclectic furniture and interesting textures. (source)
- This upcoming Saturday, between the hours of 8 and 9 PM, my abode will be the most energized on the block. (source)
- First, the student's address must be considered their "abode" -- the place where he or she stays (not a problem in this case). (source)
- S: Think not that those who disbelieve shall escape in the earth, and their abode is the fire; and certainly evil is the resort! (source)
- Now that she's living in Brooklyn with Steve and Brady I'm hoping her abode is a little more, well, Brooklyn Family Cool, you know? (source)
- I am here for a short only with my Mother. my place of abode is London, but as I live in lodgings there I can give you no direction. (source)
- Then on the Day of Resurrection ye will deny each other and curse each other, and your abode will be the Fire, and ye will have no helpers. (source)
- My favorite abode is a tent in the wilderness, where I shall be happy to serve you a cup of tea out of a tin kettle, and answer further questions. (source)
- S: So today ransom shall not be accepted from you nor from those who disbelieved; your abode is the fire; it is your friend and evil is the resort. (source)
- Y: It will also be said: "This Day We will forget you as ye forgot the meeting of this Day of yours! and your abode is the Fire, and no helpers have ye!" (source)
- Surely whoever associates others with Allah, then Allah has forbidden to him the garden, and his abode is the fire; and there shall be no helpers for the unjust. (source)
- S: And it shall be said: Today We forsake you as you neglected the meeting of this day of yours and your abode is the fire, and there are not for you any helpers: (source)
- Surely whoever associates (others) with Allah, then Allah has forbidden to him the garden, and his abode is the fire; and there shall be no helpers for the unjust. (source)
- Next door to Orange Street Chapel there stands an old house which has seen a good many changes, and is identified as the abode of Sir Isaac, who had been knighted by Queen Anne in 1705. (source)
- The place of his abode is mentioned, that any one might enquire in that place, at that time, and might find there was, or had been, such a one there, who was generally reputed to be a prophet. (source)
- Nur al-Din abode in the ship three days until the merchants had made an end of their precautions and preparations and embarked, when they set sail and putting out to sea, fared on one-and-fifty days. (source)
- This picturesque town was once called the abode of saints, but only antiquarians remember that its university was once so important that Alfred the Great went there to study, and that in the old castle (source)
- The following day there was no doubt about it, and we moved him from our noisy and uncomfortable quarters in the Imperial Light Horse Camp to our present abode, which is quite the best house in Ladysmith. (source)
- Meanwhile, Nur al-Din abode concealed behind the curtain, under cover of which Miriam and he had passed the night, till it was broad day, when the main door was opened and the church became full of people. (source)
- S: We will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve, because they set up with Allah that for which He has sent down no authority, and their abode is the fire, and evil is the abode of the unjust. (source)
- Y: Soon shall We cast terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers, for that they joined companions with Allah, for which He had sent no authority: their abode will be the Fire: And evil is the home of the wrong-doers! (source)
- S: And as for those who transgress, their abode is the fire; whenever they desire to go forth from it they shall be brought back into it, and it will be said to them: Taste the chastisement of the fire which you called a lie. (source)
- This picturesque town was once called the abode of saints, but only antiquarians remember that its university was once so important that Alfred the Great went there to study, and that in the old castle Henry II held a Parliament. (source)
- S: And he said: You have only taken for yourselves idols besides Allah by way of friendship between you in this world's life, then on the resurrection day some of you shall deny others, and some of you shall curse others, and your abode is the fire, and you shall not have any helpers. (source)
- So Nur al-Din abode awhile, eating and drinking and making merry and bidding and forbidding those who tended the horses; and whoso neglected or failed to fodder those tied up in the stable wherein was his service, he would thrown down and beat with grievous beating and lay him by the legs in bilboes of iron. (source)
- He planted a sprig of it in front of his three-story house, which was built very much upon the plan of every other dwelling in the neighborhood, and called his abode "Ivy Hall"; while his property in the vicinity of Washington he named "Ivy City," a locality so well known to-day by the same name to the sporting fraternity. (source)
- From his earliest youth Mahomet was addicted to religious contemplation; each year, during the month of Ramadan, he withdrew from the world, and from the arms of Cadijah: in the cave of Hera, three miles from Mecca, 73 he consulted the spirit of fraud or enthusiasm, whose abode is not in the heavens, but in the mind of the prophet. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 38 example sentences provided below is 62.0, which suggests that "abode" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.
We have 30 synonyms for abode.
address, apartment, base, casa, co-op, condo, crash pad, crib, den, digs, domicile, dwelling, flat, flop, habitat, haunt, headquarters, hearth, hole, home, homestead, house, joint, lodging, pad, quarters, residence, roost, sanctuary, seat
We have 2 antonyms for abode.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
Pronunciation: (ə-bōdˈ )
View up to 25 definitions of abode from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (verb) A past tense and a past participle of abide.
- (noun) A dwelling place; a home.
- (noun) The act of abiding; a sojourn.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (verb) Simple past tense and past participle of abide.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (None) pret. of abide.
- (noun) Act of waiting; delay.
- (noun) Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn.
- (noun) Place of continuance, or where one dwells; abiding place; residence; a dwelling; a habitation.
- (noun) An omen.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) Stay; continuance in a place; residence for a time.
- (noun) A place of continuance; a dwelling; a habitation.
- (noun) Delay: as, “fled away without abode,” Spenser.
- (noun) Preterit of abide.
- (noun) An omen; a prognostication; a foreboding.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
- (noun) housing that someone is living in