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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. William Blake:

    Where Mercy, Love, and Pity dwell There God is dwelling too.

  2. Herodotus:

    The man of affluence is not in fact more happy than the possessor of a bare competency, unless, in addition to his wealth, the end of his life be fortunate. We often see misery dwelling in the midst of splendour, whilst real happiness is found in humbler stations.

  3. Josh Ewing:

    You could just walk right up to this 800-900 cliff dwelling.

  4. Richard E. Byrd:

    Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling in them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.

  5. Subhas Acharya:

    The land resource is finite and a population of 4.4 million cannot be sustained within it. Fish stocks have diminished and forest dwelling involves high risks. On top, climatic changes here are already evident and well-documented.

Images & Illustrations of dwelling

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