Residence meaning

rĕzĭ-dəns, -dĕns
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The official home or location of a corporation.
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The act or a period of residing in a place.
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The time during which a person resides in a place.
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The place in which one lives; a dwelling.
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The place in which one lives; a dwelling.
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The definition of a residence is the place where a person lives, or the act of living in a place.

An example of residence is where you live.

An example of residence is someone living in a temporary location for a couple of weeks.

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A large or imposing house; mansion.
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The act or fact of residing.
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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.
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The place in which a person or thing resides; dwelling place; abode; esp., a house.
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A medical residency.
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A place of abode with some permanence; residence requires bodily presence and is distinct from domicile, which requires both bodily presence and intent to make it one’s home. A person may have many places of residence, but only one domicile; a house or apartment; the place where a corporation does business, or is registered to do business. See also domicile.
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The place where one lives.
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A building used as a home.
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The place where a corporation is established.
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The state of living in a particular place or environment.
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The place where anything rests permanently.
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That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum.

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A medical residency.
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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.
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Origin of residence

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

    From Wiktionary