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 for At home
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Home \Home\ (h[=o]m; 110), n. [OE. hom, ham, AS. h[=a]m; akin to
     OS. h[=e]m, D. & G. heim, Sw. hem, Dan. hiem, Icel. heimr
     abode, world, heima home, Goth. haims village, Lith.
     k["e]mas, and perh. to Gr. kw`mh village, or to E. hind a
     peasant; cf. Skr. ksh[=e]ma abode, place of rest, security,
     kshi to dwell. [root]20, 220.]
     1. One's own dwelling place; the house in which one lives;
        esp., the house in which one lives with his family; the
        habitual abode of one's family; also, one's birthplace.
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              The disciples went away again to their own home.
                                                    --John xx. 10.
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              Home is the sacred refuge of our life. --Dryden.
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              Home! home! sweet, sweet home!
              There's no place like home.           --Payne.
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     2. One's native land; the place or country in which one
        dwells; the place where one's ancestors dwell or dwelt.
        "Our old home [England]." --Hawthorne.
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     3. The abiding place of the affections, especially of the
        domestic affections.
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              He entered in his house -- his home no more,
              For without hearts there is no home.  --Byron.
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     4. The locality where a thing is usually found, or was first
        found, or where it is naturally abundant; habitat; seat;
        as, the home of the pine.
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              Her eyes are homes of silent prayer.  --Tennyson.
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              Flandria, by plenty made the home of war. --Prior.
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     5. A place of refuge and rest; an asylum; as, a home for
        outcasts; a home for the blind; hence, esp., the grave;
        the final rest; also, the native and eternal dwelling
        place of the soul.
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              Man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go
              about the streets.                    --Eccl. xii.
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     6. (Baseball) The home base; as, he started for home.
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     At home.
        (a) At one's own house, or lodgings.
        (b) In one's own town or country; as, peace abroad and at
        (c) Prepared to receive callers.
     Home department, the department of executive
        administration, by which the internal affairs of a country
        are managed. [Eng.]
     To be at home on any subject, to be conversant or familiar
        with it.
     To feel at home, to be at one's ease.
     To make one's self at home, to conduct one's self with as
        much freedom as if at home.
     Syn: Tenement; house; dwelling; abode; domicile.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  At \At\, prep. [AS. [ae]t; akin to OHG. az, Goth., OS., & Icel.
     at, Sw. [*a]t, Dan. & L. ad.]
     Primarily, this word expresses the relations of presence,
     nearness in place or time, or direction toward; as, at the
     ninth hour; at the house; to aim at a mark. It is less
     definite than in or on; at the house may be in or near the
     house. From this original import are derived all the various
     uses of at. It expresses: 
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     1. A relation of proximity to, or of presence in or on,
        something; as, at the door; at your shop; at home; at
        school; at hand; at sea and on land.
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     2. The relation of some state or condition; as, at war; at
        peace; at ease; at your service; at fault; at liberty; at
        risk; at disadvantage.
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     3. The relation of some employment or action; occupied with;
        as, at engraving; at husbandry; at play; at work; at meat
        (eating); except at puns.
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     4. The relation of a point or position in a series, or of
        degree, rate, or value; as, with the thermometer at
        80[deg]; goods sold at a cheap price; a country estimated
        at 10,000 square miles; life is short at the longest.
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     5. The relations of time, age, or order; as, at ten o'clock;
        at twenty-one; at once; at first.
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     6. The relations of source, occasion, reason, consequence, or
        effect; as, at the sight; at this news; merry at anything;
        at this declaration; at his command; to demand, require,
        receive, deserve, endure at your hands.
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     7. Relation of direction toward an object or end; as, look at
        it; to point at one; to aim at a mark; to throw, strike,
        shoot, wink, mock, laugh at any one.
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     At all, At home, At large, At last, At length, At
     once, etc. See under All, Home, Large, Last (phrase
        and syn.), Length, Once, etc.
     At it, busily or actively engaged.
     At least. See Least and However.
     At one. See At one, in the Vocabulary.
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     Syn: In, At.
     Usage: When reference to the interior of any place is made
            prominent in is used. It is used before the names of
            countries and cities (esp. large cities); as, we live
            in America, in New York, in the South. At is commonly
            employed before names of houses, institutions,
            villages, and small places; as, Milton was educated at
            Christ's College; money taken in at the Customhouse; I
            saw him at the jeweler's; we live at Beachville. At
            may be used before the name of a city when it is
            regarded as a mere point of locality. "An English king
            was crowned at Paris." --Macaulay. "Jean Jacques
            Rousseau was born at Geneva, June, 28, 1712." --J.
            Morley. In regard to time, we say at the hour, on the
            day, in the year; as, at 9 o'clock, on the morning of
            July 5th, in the year 1775.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  at home
      adv 1: on the home team's field; "they played at home last
      2: at, to, or toward the place where you reside; "he worked at
      n 1: a reception held in your own home

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  64 Moby Thesaurus words for "at home":
     affair, assemblee, assembly, assignation, at ease, at rest,
     back home, ball, brawl, caucus, chez soi, colloquium, commission,
     committee, conclave, concourse, congregation, congress,
     conventicle, convention, convocation, council, dance, date, diet,
     down home, easy, eisteddfod, festivity, fete, forgathering, forum,
     gathering, get-together, housewarming, levee, matinee, meet,
     meeting, panel, party, plenum, prom, quorum, rally, reception,
     relaxed, rendezvous, reunion, salon, seance, session, shindig,
     sit-in, sitting, sociable, social, social affair, social gathering,
     soiree, symposium, synod, turnout, wake

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