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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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Residentadjective

    Dwelling or having abode in any place.

    Etymology: residens, Lat. resident, Fr.

    I am not concerned in this objection; not thinking it necessary, that Christ should be personally present or resident on earth in the millenium. Thomas Burnet, Theory of the Earth.

    He is not said to be resident in a place, who comes thither with a purpose of retiring immediately; so also he is said to be absent, who is absent with his family. John Ayliffe, Parergon.

  2. Residentnoun

    An agent, minister, or officer residing in any distant place with the dignity of an ambassador.

    Etymology: from the adj.

    The pope fears the English will suffer nothing like a resident or consul in his kingdoms. Addison.

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

  2. inserted

  3. nerdiest

  4. sintered

  5. tendries

  6. trendies

  7. indesert

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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. Cathedral Village on Tuesday:

    As soon as we became aware of the alleged incident we began an internal investigation and contacted the appropriate authorities, we want to reassure you that the safety and welfare of every resident at Cathedral Village remains our utmost priority and we will continue to make every effort to ensure their well-being.

  2. Allyson Gantt:

    Generally speaking, we do the walks in shallow water, the alligators are typically near deeper water. That said, occasionally we see them in the culverts or a canal near the road where we enter. Once, when I was in a very typical cypress dome with a deep hole in the center, we saw a good-size alligator who was clearly the resident of the deep hole in the center of the dome. Other times, late in the dry season, I've seen alligators left in the few patches of water that remain. We tromped by in the mud, without disturbing the alligator in the water hole.

  3. Ken Cuccinelli:

    We certainly expect people of any income to be able to stand on their own two feet, so if people are not able to be self-sufficient, than this negative factor is going to bear very heavily against them in a decision about whether they'll be able to become a legal permanent resident.

  4. Pete Buttigieg:

    I am thankful to be with you. I am with you after a challenging week back home, i have been off the campaign trail helping my community move through a tragic shooting of a resident of our community by a police officer.

  5. Andrew Trites:

    In the same way that when the distinction [ was ] made between Southern Resident killer whales, that shaped the understanding of their needs in terms of conservation or threats they faced, if indeed there are two distinct related populations of transient killer whales, they presently have different needs as well.

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