What does Residence mean?

Definitions for Residence
ˈrɛz ɪ dənsRes·i·dence

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Residence.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. residence, abode(noun)

    any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

    "a person can have several residences"

  2. residence(noun)

    the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)

    "he refused to live in the governor's residence"

  3. residency, residence, abidance(noun)

    the act of dwelling in a place

  4. mansion, mansion house, manse, hall, residence(noun)

    a large and imposing house


  1. residence(Noun)

    The place where one lives.

  2. residence(Noun)

    A building used as a home.

  3. residence(Noun)

    The place where a corporation is established.

  4. residence(Noun)

    The state of living in a particular place or environment.

  5. residence(Noun)

    Street address of a person.

    1859 Easton, Alexander, A Practical Treatise on Street or Horse-Power Railways, p 108, "Rules adopted by the Sixth Avenue Railway, N. Y.":

  6. Origin: From residentia, from residentem (nominative of residentis), from residere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Residence(noun)

    the act or fact of residing, abiding, or dwelling in a place for some continuance of time; as, the residence of an American in France or Italy for a year

  2. Residence(noun)

    the place where one resides; an abode; a dwelling or habitation; esp., a settled or permanent home or domicile

  3. Residence(noun)

    the residing of an incumbent on his benefice; -- opposed to nonresidence

  4. Residence(noun)

    the place where anything rests permanently

  5. Residence(noun)

    subsidence, as of a sediment

  6. Residence(noun)

    that which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    A rural locality inhabited annually--for a few hours--by a rich New Yorker or Bostonian.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Residence' in Nouns Frequency: #1948

How to pronounce Residence?

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How to say Residence in sign language?

  1. residence


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Residence in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Residence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Residence in a Sentence

  1. Zhou Hong-ling:

    This would be a rich person's residence today.

  2. Pauline Musariri:

    Past is a place of reference not a place of residence.

  3. Karen Pence:

    It's a great gift to give people who come to the residence.

  4. Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan:

    Parts of those were recovered from a woodstove at that residence.

  5. San Jose police:

    Arriving officers located several family members fleeing the residence.

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