at home
I. noun Date: 1745 a reception given at one's home II. phrasal 1. relaxed and comfortable ; at ease <
felt completely at home on the stage
>
2. in harmony with the surroundings 3. on familiar ground ; knowledgeable <
teachers at home in their subject fields
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • at home — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. In the place where you live or come from. * * /I went to his house, but he was not at home./ * /Americans abroad are protected by the government like Americans at home./ 2. Knowing what to do or say; familiar; comfortable …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at home — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. In the place where you live or come from. * * /I went to his house, but he was not at home./ * /Americans abroad are protected by the government like Americans at home./ 2. Knowing what to do or say; familiar; comfortable …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • At home — Home Home (h[=o]m; 110), n. [OE. hom, ham, AS. h[=a]m; akin to OS. h[=e]m, D. & G. heim, Sw. hem, Dan. hiem, Icel. heimr abode, world, heima home, Goth. haims village, Lith. k[ e]mas, and perh. to Gr. kw mh village, or to E. hind a peasant; cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • At Home — may refer to:* At Home (Cherish the Ladies album) * At Home (Shocking Blue album) * At Home (Avishai Cohen album), an album by Avishai Cohen * At Home (With Family) , an album by Eddie Hazel * At Home , a book of collected essays by Gore Vidal *… …   Wikipedia

  • At home — At At, prep. [AS. [ae]t; akin to OHG. az, Goth., OS., & Icel. at, Sw. [*a]t, Dan. & L. ad.] Primarily, this word expresses the relations of presence, nearness in place or time, or direction toward; as, at the ninth hour; at the house; to aim at a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • at-home — adjective Date: 1951 1. intended or suitable for one s home < an at home dress > 2. being or occurring at one s home < at home entertainment > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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