Residence Definition

rĕzĭ-dəns, -dĕns
residences
noun
residences
The act or fact of residing.
Webster's New World
The fact or status of living or staying in a place while working, going to school, carrying out official duties, etc., esp. long enough to qualify for certain rights, privileges, etc.
Webster's New World
The place in which a person or thing resides; dwelling place; abode; esp., a house.
Webster's New World
A medical residency.
American Heritage Medicine
A large or imposing house; mansion.
Webster's New World
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idiom
in residence
  • Committed to live and work in a specific place, often for a certain length of time:

    an artist in residence at a college.

American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Residence

Noun

Singular:
residence
Plural:
residences

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Residence

Origin of Residence

  • From Medieval Latin residentia, from Latin resident- stem of residentis, from resideo.

    From Wiktionary

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