an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built; "the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it"; "he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it"; "the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires"
a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
produced in a particular country; "domestic wine"; "domestic oil"
of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation; "domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction"
of or involving the home or family; "domestic worries"; "domestic happiness"; "they share the domestic chores"; "everything sounded very peaceful and domestic"; "an author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste"
converted or adapted to domestic use; "domestic animals"; "domesticated plants like maize"
of or relating to the home; "domestic servant"; "domestic science"
an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the elderly"
the country or state or city where you live; "Canadian tariffs enabled United States lumber companies to raise prices at home"; "his home is New Jersey"
where you live at a particular time; "deliver the package to my home"; "he doesn't have a home to go to"; "your place or mine?"
place where something began and flourished; "the United States is the home of basketball"
an environment offering affection and security; "home is where the heart is"; "he grew up in a good Christian home"; "there's no place like home"
relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are; "my home town"
at or to or in the direction of one's home or family; "He stays home on weekends"; "after the game the children brought friends home for supper"; "I'll be home tomorrow"; "came riding home in style"; "I hope you will come home for Christmas"; "I'll take her home"; "don't forget to write home"
to the fullest extent; to the heart; "drove the nail home"; "drove his point home"; "his comments hit home"
on or to the point aimed at; "the arrow struck home"
return home accurately from a long distance; "homing pigeons"