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homelike

[hohm-lahyk] /ˈhoʊmˌlaɪk/
adjective
1.
like or suggestive of home; familiar; warmly comfortable.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; home + -like
Related forms
homelikeness, noun
Synonym Study
See homely.
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Examples from the web for homelike
  • We strive to provide dignified service and quality care in a homelike environment that is full of activity.
  • Living arrangements are primarily cottages or dormitory-style buildings as near homelike as possible.
  • Safety is a primary concern and a homelike atmosphere is an essential part of our unit.
  • Volunteers are needed to bake cookies on the wards to create a homelike aroma.
  • Family is encouraged to make the bedroom as homelike and comfortable as possible.
  • We strive to provide homelike environments and respond in a meaningful way to individuals' uniqueness and ever changing needs.

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