What does dwelling mean?

Definitions for dwelling
ˈdwɛl ɪŋdwelling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling housenoun

    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. dwellingnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dwelling

    of Dwell

  2. Dwellingnoun

    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

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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. Betty White:

    Just looking at the positive side and not dwelling on the downside, takes up too much energy being negative. Also having a good agent who keeps me busy all the time.

  2. Richard Evelyn Byrd:

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

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I always like to live in the Present, and think about the dreams of the Future. In my view, that's far better than dwelling in the Past. Life is too short to worry about the things from the past that are already over and done with. So let go the Past, and move ahead, onwards and forward, embracing the amazing beauty of life.

  4. Shirley MacLaine:

    Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    You've got to stop dwelling on what went wrong. That is to say, your past life, mistakes and failures. Rather, start focusing on what to do next. As well, dare to speak words of encouragement and motivation to yourself as often as possible. ~Emeasoba George

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