Synonyms for hearth

Synonyms for (noun) hearth

Synonyms: fireplace, open fireplace, hearth

Definition: an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built

Usage: the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it; he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it; the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires

Similar words: recess, niche

Definition: an enclosure that is set back or indented


Synonyms: hearth, fireside

Definition: home symbolized as a part of the fireplace

Usage: driven from hearth and home; fighting in defense of their firesides

Similar words: dwelling, dwelling house, domicile, habitation, home, abode

Definition: housing that someone is living in

Usage: he built a modest dwelling near the pond; they raise money to provide homes for the homeless


Synonyms: hearth, fireside

Definition: an area near a fireplace (usually paved and extending out into a room)

Usage: they sat on the hearth and warmed themselves before the fire

Similar words: area, country

Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country