What does resident mean?

Definitions for resident
ˈrɛz ɪ dəntres·i·dent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resident, occupant, occupiernoun

    someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there

  2. house physician, resident, resident physicianadjective

    a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital

    "the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital"

  3. residentadjective

    living in a particular place

    "resident aliens"

  4. nonmigratory, residentadjective

    used of animals that do not migrate

Wiktionary

  1. residentnoun

    person, animal or plant living at a location or in an area

  2. residentnoun

    a bird which does not migrate during the course of the year

  3. residentnoun

    a graduated medical student who is receiving advanced training in a specialty

  4. residentadjective

    the person on hand who is the strongest in a particular skill or profession

    He is our resident UNIX expert.

  5. residentadjective

    a student in the medical profession who watches a licensed doctor in order to learn a skill

    For privacy reasons, she requested the resident nurse to leave.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Residentadjective

    dwelling, or having an abode, in a place for a continued length of time; residing on one's own estate; -- opposed to nonresident; as, resident in the city or in the country

  2. Residentadjective

    fixed; stable; certain

  3. Residentnoun

    one who resides or dwells in a place for some time

  4. Residentnoun

    a diplomatic representative who resides at a foreign court; -- a term usualy applied to ministers of a rank inferior to that of ambassadors. See the Note under Minister, 4

  5. Etymology: [F. rsident, L. residens, -entis, p. pr. of residere. See Reside.]

Freebase

  1. Resident

    A Resident, or in full Resident Minister, is a government official required to take up permanent residence in another country. A representative of his government, he officially has diplomatic functions which are often seen as a form of indirect rule.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. resident

    A British subject residing in an enemy's country may trade generally with the natives, but not in contraband.

Editors Contribution

  1. resident

    A person who lives at a specific address or location.

    The resident was clean, neat and tidy and loved their neighbours.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 19, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'resident' in Nouns Frequency: #1041

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'resident' in Adjectives Frequency: #919

Anagrams for resident »

  1. Dniester, inserted, nerdiest, sintered, tendries, trendies

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resident in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resident in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of resident in a Sentence

  1. Norm Pattis:

    The notion that somehow the state government gets the right to cram its version of virtue down the throats of every citizen in this state is and ought to be offensive to every Connecticut resident.

  2. Nick Begich:

    Many of the people that I know were very surprised because we didn't realize that she was still a resident of the state.

  3. Orca Network:

    We cannot express how tragic this loss is for the struggling, precariously small family of resident orcas in the Salish Sea.

  4. Police Chief Keith MacPherson:

    Waltham resident Amos Frederick, 37, told the Associated Press on Wednesday as he walked through the complex. All of us stay indoors except during the day. If someone is just walking to their car, we watch out for them.

  5. Joe Barbara in North Carolina:

    Trump Jr.'s Trump Jr.. I voted for Trump Jr., he's exact with a lot of the issues that are important to me as a resident of the state, as a Republican and as a US citizen, but I think he's off on this one.

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