What does dwelling mean?

Definitions for dwelling
ˈdwɛl ɪŋdwelling

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

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 place to live.

    It's 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. 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.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Evil spirit or ghost haunts the house whose owner or any family member hangs the self-portrait as the wall post of the dwelling unit.

  3. Charles Baudelaire:

    For the perfect idler, for the passionate observer it becomes an immense source of enjoyment to establish his dwelling in the throng, in the ebb and flow, the bustle, the fleeting and the infinite. To be away from home and yet to feel at home anywhere; to see the world, to be at the very center of the world, and yet to be unseen of the world, such are some of the minor pleasures of those independent, intense and impartial spirits, who do not lend themselves easily to linguistic definitions. The observer is a prince enjoying his incognito wherever he goes.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A city can not be made SMART until the people dwelling there talk to one another with the heart.

  5. Aristotle, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers:

    What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Images & Illustrations of dwelling

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