Definitions for Dwellingˈdwɛl ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dwell•ing*ˈdwɛl ɪŋ(n.)

  1. a building or other place to live in; place of residence; abode.

* Syn: See house.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house(noun)

    housing that someone is living in

    "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. dwelling(noun)ˈdwɛl ɪŋ

    a place sb lives in

    humble dwellings on the edge of the city


  1. dwelling(Noun)

    A habitation; a place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dwelling

    of Dwell

  2. Dwelling(noun)

    habitation; place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Dwelling' in Nouns Frequency: #2471

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a house, flat etc.

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