any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
"a person can have several residences"
the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)
"he refused to live in the governor's residence"
residency, residence, abidance(noun)
the act of dwelling in a place
mansion, mansion house, manse, hall, residence(noun)
a large and imposing house
The place where one lives.
A building used as a home.
The place where a corporation is established.
The state of living in a particular place or environment.
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.":
Origin: From residentia, from residentem (nominative of residentis), from residere.
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
the place where one resides; an abode; a dwelling or habitation; esp., a settled or permanent home or domicile
the residing of an incumbent on his benefice; -- opposed to nonresidence
the place where anything rests permanently
subsidence, as of a sediment
that which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A rural locality inhabited annually--for a few hours--by a rich New Yorker or Bostonian.
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'residence' in Nouns Frequency: #1948
The numerical value of residence in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of residence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This would be a rich person's residence today.
Past is a place of reference not a place of residence.
It's a great gift to give people who come to the residence.
Parts of those were recovered from a woodstove at that residence.
Punjab Government has also beefed up the security around the judge's residence.
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Translations for residence
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- residència, seu socialCatalan, Valencian
- Wohnort, Wohnsitz, Firmensitz, SitzGerman
- κατοικία, έδρα, τόπος κατοικίαςGreek
- asuinpaikka, kotipaikka, asunto, asuinrakennus, koti, kotitaloFinnish
- bústaður, búseturFaroese
- résidence, siège socialFrench
- ionad-còmhnaidh, còmhnaidhScottish Gaelic
- निवास, रहने का स्थान, गृहHindi
- woonplaats, residentieDutch
- bosted, boligNorwegian
- stanište, boravište, stan, obitavalište, prebivališteSerbo-Croatian
- bostad, boplats, boställeSwedish
- ev, konut, hane, rezidansTurkish
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