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
New York’s residential organics collection program is already the largest in the country: More than a million residents in parts of all five boroughs have curbside service.
Along with residential internet, ViaSat-2 also will power in-flight Wi-Fi for commercial airlines.
U.S. construction fell in April by the largest amount in a year, reflecting weakness in homebuilding, non-residential construction and government projects.
The plan suggests a park across from the station, and mixed-use (commercial and residential) buildings at Main Street and Calumet Avenue.
At approximately 12:30 p.m. a 9-1-1 call of a residential structure fire was transferred from the Brewton Police Department to the Escambia County Sheriff's Office.
A residential burglary from a motor vehicle was reported between May 20 and May 21 in the 8100 block of Keating Avenue.
At the University of Central Florida, around one-third of courses for residential students take place fully or partially online, eliminating the need for several classroom buildings.
Residential property accounts for 40 percent to 60 percent of loans by the major banks, making house prices a matter not just of politics but financial stability. 1.
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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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