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HOSPICE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hospice mean? 

HOSPICE (noun)
  The noun HOSPICE has 2 senses:

1. a lodging for travelers (especially one kept by a monastic order)
2. a program of medical and emotional care for the terminally ill

  Familiarity information: HOSPICE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HOSPICE (noun)


Sense 1hospice [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A lodging for travelers (especially one kept by a monastic order)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("hospice" is a kind of...):

housing; living accommodations; lodging (structures collectively in which people are housed)


Sense 2hospice [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A program of medical and emotional care for the terminally ill

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("hospice" is a kind of...):

medical aid; medical care (professional treatment for illness or injury)


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