Simple Definition of residential
: containing mostly homes instead of stores, businesses, etc.
: used as a place to live
: of or relating to the places where people live
Full Definition of residential
2 : restricted to or occupied by residences <a residential neighborhood>
3 : of or relating to residence or residences
4 : provided to patients residing in a facility <residential drug treatment>; also : being a facility providing such treatment <a residential treatment center>
Examples of residential in a sentence
The company offers insurance for commercial and residential customers.
First Known Use of residential
RESIDENTIAL Defined for Kids
Definition of residential for Students
1 : used as a residence or by residents <a residential hotel>
2 : suitable for or containing residences <a residential street>
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