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.
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.
Parts of those were recovered from a woodstove at that residence.
Punjab Government has also beefed up the security around the judge's residence.
Khaleda Zia is not confined, who has confined her? She can go to her residence any time.
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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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