Definitions for residence
ˈrɛz ɪ dənsres·i·dence
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word residence.
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, abidancenoun
the act of dwelling in a place
mansion, mansion house, manse, hall, residencenoun
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.":
Etymology: From residentia, from residentem (nominative of residentis), from residere.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: residence, Fr.
Something holy lodges in that breast,
And with these raptures moves the vocal air,
To testify his hidden residence. John Milton.
There was a great familiarity between the confessor and duke William; for the confessor had often made considerable residences in Normandy. Matthew Hale, Law of England.
Within the infant rind of this small flower,
Poison hath residence and medicine power. William Shakespeare.
Understand the same
Of fish within their wat’ry residence. John Milton, Par. Lost.
Caprea had been the retirement of Augustus for some time, and the residence of Tiberius for several years. Addison.
Separation is wrought by weight, as in the ordinary residence or settlement of liquors. Francis Bacon.
Our clearest waters, and such as seem simple unto sense, are much compounded unto reason, as may be observed in the evaporation of water, wherein, besides a terreous residence, some salt is also found. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.
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.
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
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
It was all a plot. How can you have this type of assassination and not have a single dead but the President himself ? If my fellows had done the job, they would have had to enter the residence and kill the guards before killing the President. You would have seen a combat scene.
Houses completely destroyed, homes -- just basically slabs left where once stood a home, massive damage. In specific areas the contents of one residence we know for a fact were located over 1,000 yards away. So we've got a very wide storm track that went through the area --- may have even been two storms, we're not sure -- but massive damage.
Until the law department review is complete, (the department) will not be ticketing homeowners for renting out rooms in their own residence, whether through Airbnb or otherwise, (The department) and the administration will be working with City Council to resolve these issues.
Dr Machar's residence was attacked twice today including using tanks and helicopter gunships. Helicopters from Kiir's side attacked the residence twice.
If they continue to do it, the lives and residence of people in the border area will be in danger, and they might be forced to quit their houses. We have appealed to Egypt to stop the flooding.
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- seu social, residènciaCatalan, Valencian
- Sitz, Firmensitz, Wohnsitz, WohnortGerman
- τόπος κατοικίας, κατοικία, έδραGreek
- kotitalo, koti, asuinpaikka, kotipaikka, asunto, asuinrakennusFinnish
- búsetur, bústaðurFaroese
- résidence, siège socialFrench
- còmhnaidh, ionad-còmhnaidhScottish Gaelic
- रहने का स्थान, गृह, निवासHindi
- residentie, woonplaatsDutch
- bosted, boligNorwegian
- prebivalište, obitavalište, boravište, stan, staništeSerbo-Croatian
- boställe, bostad, boplatsSwedish
- rezidans, hane, ev, konutTurkish
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