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
residentiallyplay \-ˈden(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of residential in a Sentence
The company offers insurance for commercial and residential customers.
Recent Examples of residential from the Web
His targets included modest residential buildings in lower Manhattan and in Midwestern cities such as Toledo and Akron.
Many residents wanted to keep it a quiet, residential community.
A mixed-use residential and retail project proposed for Forest Hill drew a standing-room only crowd opposed to it during a Harford County Development Advisory Committee meeting Wednesday.
Petterec was charged with residential burglary, burglary to motor vehicle and criminal trespass.
The plantwide risk goal for residential areas near the facility - no more than 7.5 additional cancer cases among 1 million people - would not change, company and city officials have said.
He’s spent time doing residential remodels and has a degree in outdoor education.
A great challenge is going to be how to maintain the integrity of residential neighborhoods that largely consist of single-family detached homes and still allow for additional density in certain places.
My second was here in L.A. with DBA (Dan Brunn Architecture), with various residential projects throughout the city.
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First Known Use of residential
RESIDENTIAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of residential for English Language Learners
: containing mostly homes instead of stores, businesses, etc.
: used as a place to live
: of or relating to the places where people live
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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