abode
abode past and past part of abide

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

abode
I noun address, domicile, domus, dwelling, dwelling place, fixed residence, gite, habitancy, habitat, habitation, home, homestead, house, inhabitancy, inhabitation, living place, place of dwelling, residence, residency foreign phrases:
- Constitutum esse cam domum unicuique nostrum debere existimari, ubi quisque sedes et tabulas haberet, suarumque rerum constitutionem fecisset. — It is established that the home of each of us is considered to be the place of his abode and books, and where he may have made an establishment of his business
II index address, base (place), building (structure), domicile, dwelling, habitation (dwelling place), home (domicile), house, inhabitation (place of dwelling), lodging, residence

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


abode
n.
A home or place of residence; a domicile.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


abode

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


abode
1 n. A dwelling, home, or other fixed place where a person resides.
2 v. Past tense and past participle of abide.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


abode
One's home; habitation; place of dwelling; or residence. Ordinarily means "domicile." Living place impermanent in character. The place where a person dwells. Residence of a legal voter.
Fixed place of residence for the time being. For service of process, one's fixed place of residence for the time being; his or her "usual place of abode."

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


abode
One's home; habitation; place of dwelling; or residence. Ordinarily means "domicile." Living place impermanent in character. The place where a person dwells. Residence of a legal voter.
 
Fixed place of residence for the time being. For service of process, one's fixed place of residence for the time being; his or her "usual place of abode."

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • abode — In the meaning ‘a dwelling place’, abode is falling into disuse except in two fixed expressions: (of) no fixed abode, used of someone without a permanent address, and right of abode, especially as applied to citizens of Hong Kong who sought the… …   Modern English usage

  • abode — a‧bode [əˈbəʊd ǁ əˈboʊd] noun [countable usually singular] formal LAW the place where someone lives: • He has the right of abode in the UK (= he has the right to live there ) . * * * …   Financial and business terms

  • Abode — A*bode , n. [OE. abad, abood, fr. abiden to abide. See {Abide}. For the change of vowel, cf. abode, imp. of abide.] 1. Act of waiting; delay. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] And with her fled away without abode. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Stay or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abode — may refer to: *House, a human built dwelling with enclosing walls, a floor, and a roof **Right of abode *World of Two Moons, a fictional Earth type planet featured in the comic book Elfquest …   Wikipedia

  • abode — ► NOUN formal or literary 1) a house or home. 2) residence: right of abode. ORIGIN from ABIDE(Cf. ↑abide) …   English terms dictionary

  • Abode — A*bode , n. [See {Bode}, v. t.] An omen. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] High thundering Juno s husband stirs my spirit with true abodes. Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abode — A*bode , v. t. To bode; to foreshow. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abode — A*bode , v. i. To be ominous. [Obs.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abode — A*bode , pret. of {Abide}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abode — (n.) mid 13c., action of waiting, verbal noun identical with O.E. abad, pp. of abiden to abide (see ABIDE (Cf. abide)), used as a verbal noun. The present to preterite vowel change is consistent with an Old English class I strong verb (ride/rode …   Etymology dictionary

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