Reside Definition

resided, resides, residing
resided, resides, residing
To live in a place permanently or for an extended period.
American Heritage
To dwell for a long time; have one's residence; live (in or at)
Webster's New World
To be present or inherent; exist (in)
Webster's New World
To be vested (in)
Webster's New World
To be located or stored.
A file that resides on a shared drive.
American Heritage

Origin of Reside

  • Middle English residen from Old French resider from Latin residēre to remain behind, reside re- re- sedēre to sit sed- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French resider, from Latin residere (“to remain behind, reside, dwell"), from re- (“back") + sedere (“to sit").

    From Wiktionary

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