home-n; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: a domicile or dwelling, a living space

Commentary: HOME[+physical][+dwelling][+house/+institution] A physical dwelling or domicile, whether private or institutional

Deliver the package to my home.
Those luxurious homes are in a gated community.
Let's eat at home tonight instead of going out.
The boy ran away from home when he was thirteen.
His parents now live in a nursing home.
Their current home is in New Jersey.
The moon is a long way from home. (broad, inclusive sense of home, i.e. planet earth)
Alice grew up in foster homes.
Jack threw down his sleeping bag and called it home. (figurative)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 9, 5

Sense Number 2: a supportive, welcoming, familiar environment

Commentary: HOME[+role][+environment][+supportive] Focus is on the emotional quality of an environment, not its physical trait or location.

Home is where the heart is.
They really made us feel at home.
Mary feels most at home on the sea.
The austere, formal house did not feel like a home to Jane.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: a safe zone or goal, usually in sports

Commentary: HOME[+location][+zone][+base][+safe][+sports/+military]

In tag, you have to touch the runners before they reach home.
The batter headed for home when he saw the shortstop fumble the ball.
The bomber squadron headed home after dropping their payload.
The commander didn't rest until he knew the entire fighter wing had reached home safely.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 5

Sense Number 4: the origin of something, either physically or figuratively

Commentary: HOME[+location][+origin][+physical/+cultural]

The United States is the home of basketball.
Burger King is the home of the Whopper.
The salmon are returning to their home to spawn.
Piedmont is home to Italy's finest wines.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 6

Sense Number 5: a family unit that lives together, biologically related or not

Commentary: HOME[+social][+group][+family][+/-biological]

Bob grew up in a home with seven younger brothers and sisters.
These children come from broken homes.
They consider their pets an important part of their home.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 8