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
My second was here in L.A. with DBA (Dan Brunn Architecture), with various residential projects throughout the city.
A three-year-old boy was sleeping in a nearby residential area when a steel pipe blew through his house and killed him.
There have been around 5,000 residential appeals at the first tier in the appeals process.
In a news release, KSP says the explosion occurred at 4:53 p.m. at New Richmond College, a residential building.
The average residential Padre Dam customer will pay about $155 a month for water and sewer services, up from $151.
About an hour later, four female suicide bombers detonated explosives in residential buildings on the outskirts of the city, killing eight people.
The Tribune investigation found that Berrios did not fully implement a system that was expected to improve the process of estimating the market value of residential properties for tax purposes.
The space, clocking in at 188 square feet, is in a parking garage adjacent to a high-end residential building, the Upton.
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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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