abode noun

ADJ. humble (humorous) Welcome to my humble abode.

VERB + ABODE take up your (formal or humorous) I had been invited to take up my abode at Government House.

PHRASES of no fixed abode (law) (= without a permanent address) An 18-year-old man of no fixed abode appeared at Teesside magistrates court yesterday. | the right of abode (law) (= the right to live in a place)