abode
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /əˈbəʊd/
  • (America) IPA: /əˈboʊd/, [ʔəˈboʊːd̥̚]
Noun

abode (plural abodes)

  1. (obsolete) Act of waiting; delay. [Attested from (1150 to 1350) to the early 17th century.]
  2. (obsolete) Stay or continuance in a place; sojourn. [Attested from (1350 to 1470) to the mid 18th century.]
  3. (formal) A residence, dwelling or habitation. [First attested from around 1350 to 1470.]
    of no fixed abode
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of abide
Noun

abode (plural abodes)

  1. (obsolete) An omen; a foretelling. [Attested from the late 16th century to the late 17th century.]
Verb

abode (abodes, present participle aboding; past and past participle aboded)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To bode; to foreshow; to presage. [Attested from the late 16th century to the mid 17th century.]
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To be ominous. [Attested from the mid 17th century to the late 17th century.]



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