What does residence mean?

Definitions for residence
ˈrɛz ɪ dənsres·i·dence

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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

Wiktionary

  1. residence(Noun)

    The place where one lives.

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

  2. residence(Noun)

    A building used as a home.

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

  3. residence(Noun)

    The place where a corporation is established.

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

  4. residence(Noun)

    The state of living in a particular place or environment.

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

  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.":

    Etymology: 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

  1. RESIDENCE

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

Editors Contribution

  1. residence

    A form of housing where a person or people live.

    The residence was on the map with a known postcode.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 10, 2020  

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?

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Numerology

  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. Camden County Sheriff Kevin Jones:

    Bears are very protective of their cubs. If she had tracked those cubs by their scent to his residence, and he was out there, it could have ended up differently.

  2. San Jose police:

    Arriving officers located several family members fleeing the residence.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Because the Democrats refuse to negotiate on border security, much of the residence staff at Earlier Monday is furloughed -- so The President is personally paying for the event to be catered with some of everyone's favorite fast foods.

  4. The OIG:

    The former Region 9 Administrator made excessive trips to Southern California and claimed ineligible travel costs, he made 88 trips in total from October 2006 through January 2009. For 51 of the 88 trips (58 percent), the former Region 9 Administrator traveled to Orange County/Los Angeles County (OC/LA), California, near the former Region 9 Administrator’s residence, at a cost of approximately $69,000.

  5. Officer Larry Hadfield:

    On March 9, 2016, a search warrant was served at the residence of Austin Lee Russell regarding a sexual assault investigation, during the course of the search warrant service, several illegal items including methamphetamine, marijuana and firearms were located.

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