what is the difference between home and house?



He was in my home.

He was in my house.

asked May 26 '12 at 08:16 hadi New member

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As others have already said, a home isn't necessarily a house. A house may not feel like home. The term home is more emotional than a description of real estate. For instance, when we travel in our RV and we're touring or shopping, we'll say "I'm ready to go home" meaning the campground where our RV is parked, not our permanent residence, because the camper is our home-away-from-home.


Having said that, the lines between house and home are blurred, thanks to terms like "home ownership," which really means you hold the deed and/or mortgage for a house or condominium, regardless of your emotional ties to the place.


I wouldn't worry too much about distinguishing between the two because modern usage is making the terms interchangeable.

link answered May 26 '12 at 20:41 cherylnorman New member

Good job.

Rachel MJun 05 '16 at 21:58

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A home is a where you live with your family .In home we feel something that belong to us .We feel very comfortable in our home whereas a house is abuilding or appartment or structure whose main purpose is to occupied for habitation by human beings.A house is bigger than that of home and it may not be a home. A home is always special for you . There is nothing in the world as sweet as home.A home is a happy home,we always love our parents and they also love us.

link comment answered Aug 25 '16 at 11:48 Diwakar tiwari New member

When we say I'm going t my home there home refers to a place and when we sy im going to my house there house refers to a family

link comment answered Jan 15 at 14:56 Rahul New member

House is made of concrete, home is made of feelings

link comment answered Mar 23 at 07:28 Akshay Pendurkar New member

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