Synonyms and Antonyms of dwell

  1. 1 to continue to be in a place for a significant amount of time <dwelling with a farm family as an exchange student in France> Synonyms abide, {h,1}stay, hang around, remain, stick around, tarryRelated Words await, hang on, hold on, wait; dally, dawdle, linger, loiter; outstay, overstayNear Antonyms abscond, book [slang], decamp, escape, evacuate, flee, fly, get out, run away, scat, scram, skip; abandon, desert, forsake, vacateAntonyms bail, bail out, bug out, buzz (off), clear off [chiefly British], clear out, cut out, depart, exit, get off, go, go off, leave, move, pack (up or off), peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, shove (off), take off, vamoose, walk out

  2. 2 to have a home <the widow dwells in the valley by herself> Synonyms abide, live, resideRelated Words lodge, settle, stay; frequent, hang (at), haunt, visit; cohabit, inhabit, occupy; people, populate; lease, rent, sublet, tenant

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