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Definitions of residence

  1. the act of dwelling in a place Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president); "he refused to live in the governor's residence" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act or fact of residing, abiding, or dwelling in a place for some continuance of time; as, the residence of an American in France or Italy for a year. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The place where one resides; an abode; a dwelling or habitation; esp., a settled or permanent home or domicile. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The place where anything rests permanently. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Subsidence, as of a sediment. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A permanent home; state of living in a place more or less permanently. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Abode; dwelling. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. The place where one resides. 2 The act of residing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. The act of residing or dwelling in a place; place where one dwells; residing where one's duties are. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Place where one resides; home; an abode. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for residence

  1. Now, there certainly had been a lack of confidence between the married daughter and her mother as to a new residence – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  2. As he returned to the barracks from Mr. Crowe's residence he thought wholly of this. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope