res·i·dence noun \ˈre-zə-dən(t)s, ˈrez-dən(t)s, ˈre-zə-ˌden(t)s\
: the state of living in a particular place
: the place where someone lives
: legal permission to live in a country
a : the act or fact of dwelling in a place for some time
b : the act or fact of living or regularly staying at or in some place for the discharge of a duty or the enjoyment of a benefit
a (1) : the place where one actually lives as distinguished from one's domicile or a place of temporary sojourn (2) : domicile 2a
b : the place where a corporation is actually or officially established
c : the status of a legal resident
a : a building used as a home : dwelling
b : housing or a unit of housing provided for students
a : the period or duration of abode in a place
b : a period of active and especially full-time study, research, or teaching at a college or university
— in residence
: engaged to live and work at a particular place often for a specified time <poet in residence at a university>
Examples of RESIDENCE
- He recently ended his residence at the apartment complex.
- They were granted residence in this country.
First Known Use of RESIDENCE
Related to RESIDENCE
- abode, diggings, domicile, dwelling, fireside, habitation, hearth, hearthstone, house, lodging, pad, place, quarters, home, roof
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