Left Definition 1 of 2Right
LampPro Tip 1/3
Home ConnotationPlay
Abode often implies a cozy, modest or cherished living space rather than just any place of residence. SlideAfter traveling for weeks, I'm looking forward to returning to my peaceful abode.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Formality LevelPlay
While acceptable in general use, 'abode' can sound slightly formal or old-fashioned in casual conversation. SlideYou must visit my new abode sometime.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Not Just HousesPlay
'Abode' can refer to any living space, including apartments, trailers, or even temporary shelters. SlideThe refugees constructed a makeshift abode to shield themselves from the cold.