What does dwelling mean?

Definitions for dwelling
ˈdwɛl ɪŋdwelling

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

Editors Contribution

  1. dwelling

    A house, property or suitable place to reside.

    Its a basic human right to have a house or form of housing.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 23, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce dwelling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say dwelling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dwelling in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dwelling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of dwelling in a Sentence

  1. Gordana Biernat:

    You do not become outstanding by dwelling on your weaknesses. You become outstanding by focusing on your strengths.

  2. Margo DeMello:

    Rabbits are sometimes disappointing especially when you buy them for your child, they're ground-dwelling and they do not want to be held and carried around by a kid.

  3. Christian Cooper:

    That's important to us birders because we know that dogs won't be off leash at all and we can go there to see the ground-dwelling birds, people spend a lot of money and time planting in those areas as well. Nothing grows in a dog run for a reason.

  4. Norman Cousins:

    A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences.

  5. Lindsey Dougherty:

    When most people imagine clams, they imagine the things that make clam chowder, these clams are very different. They're reef-dwelling, they have bright-red tentacles, they have gills that stick out, they live in little crevasses [and] they are the only species of clam that flashes.

Images & Illustrations of dwelling

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