homeless


homeless
adj.
VERBS
be
become, end up, find yourself

He found himself homeless after his marriage broke up.

leave sb, make sb, render sb

Three hundred people were left homeless by the earthquake.

ADVERB
intentionally, unintentionally (both esp. BrE)

The local authority ruled that he had made himself intentionally homeless and was therefore not entitled to be rehoused.

chronically (AmE)
Homeless is used with these nouns: ↑family, ↑man, ↑people, ↑person, ↑population, ↑refugee, ↑shelter

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • homeless — home less, n. pl. Those people who have no permanent residence, especially those who live outdoors due to poverty; usually used in the definite phrase {the homeless} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homeless — (angl.) [pron. hắŭmles] s. m., art. homelessul; pl. homeless Trimis de gall, 23.01.2008. Sursa: DOOM 2 …   Dicționar Român

  • homeless — (adj.) 1610s, from HOME (Cf. home) + LESS (Cf. less). O.E. had hamleas, but the modern word probably is a new formation. As a noun meaning homeless persons, by 1857 …   Etymology dictionary

  • homeless — [hōm′lis] adj. having no home; without a permanent place of residence ☆ the homeless those typically poor or sometimes mentally ill people who are unable to maintain a place to live and therefore often may sleep in the streets, parks, etc.… …   English World dictionary

  • Homeless — Home less, a. [AS. h[=a]mleas.] Destitute of a home. {Home less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homeless — index derelict (abandoned), solitary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • homeless — /omˈlɛs, ingl. ˈhəumlɪs/ [vc. ingl., propr. «senza ( less) casa (home)»] s. m. e f. inv. barbone, clochard (fr.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • homeless — [adj] displaced abandoned, banished, deported, derelict, desolate, destitute, disinherited, displaced, dispossessed, down and out*, estranged, exiled, forlorn, forsaken, friendless, houseless, itinerant, outcast, refugee, uncaredfor, unhoused,… …   New thesaurus

  • homeless — home|less [ houmləs ] adjective * 1. ) without a place to live. Homeless people sometimes sleep, eat, and wash in a homeless shelter: hostels for young homeless people The floods have killed hundreds and made thousands homeless. 2. ) the homeless …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • homeless — [[t]ho͟ʊmləs[/t]] ♦♦♦ ADJ Homeless people have nowhere to live. ...the growing number of homeless families... Hundreds were made homeless. Derived words: homelessness N UNCOUNT The only way to solve homelessness is to provide more homes. N PLURAL …   English dictionary

  • Homeless — Chartplatzierungen Erklärung der Daten Singles Gypsy Woman   DE 13 17.06.1991 …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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