What does residence mean?

Definitions for residence
ˈrɛz ɪ dənsres·i·dence

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word residence.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. residence, abodenoun

    any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

    "a person can have several residences"

  2. residencenoun

    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, abidancenoun

    the act of dwelling in a place

  4. mansion, mansion house, manse, hall, residencenoun

    a large and imposing house

Wiktionary

  1. residencenoun

    The place where one lives.

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

  2. residencenoun

    A building used as a home.

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

  3. residencenoun

    The place where a corporation is established.

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

  4. residencenoun

    The state of living in a particular place or environment.

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

  5. residencenoun

    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. Residencenoun

    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. Residencenoun

    the place where one resides; an abode; a dwelling or habitation; esp., a settled or permanent home or domicile

  3. Residencenoun

    the residing of an incumbent on his benefice; -- opposed to nonresidence

  4. Residencenoun

    the place where anything rests permanently

  5. Residencenoun

    subsidence, as of a sediment

  6. Residencenoun

    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  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'residence' in Nouns Frequency: #1948

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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. Peter James:

    To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study that looks at residence-based exposure conducted across a broad geographic range, across the entire United States.

  2. Matthew Costello:

    It was brief, but Franklin Roosevelt turned Blue Room into Franklin Roosevelt office for meetings, and used the Yellow Oval upstairs in the Executive Residence for Franklin Roosevelt private office.

  3. Sheikh Hasina:

    Khaleda Zia is not confined, who has confined her? She can go to her residence any time.

  4. Cordula Mauss:

    People have always been interested in celebrities and powerful people and their homes, immediately after the death of Ludwig II in 1886, the first tourists came and wanted to see what their king had built as his private residence.

  5. Police Chief Gregory Wickett:

    The town of Hamburg police department is investigating an incident that allegedly occurred at the residence of Patrick Kane last weekend, at this time we are gathering information and awaiting forensic testing results.

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