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Meaning of RESIDE

Pronunciation:  ri'zId

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  live (in a certain place)
  2. [v]  make one's home or live in; "There are only 250,000 people in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated"
  3. [v]  be inherent or innate in;

RESIDE is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: lodge in, occupy, repose, rest
 See Also: attach to, be, bivouac, board, camp, camp out, cohabit, crash, domicile, domiciliate, dwell, encamp, inhabit, inhere in, live, live in, live out, lodge, move in, neighbor, neighbour, overpopulate, people, populate, reside, room, rusticate, shack, shack up, sleep in, sleep out, squat, stay at, tent



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re*side"\ (r?-z?d"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Resided}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Residing}.] [F. r['e]sider, L. residere; pref.
re- re- + sedere to sit. See {Sit}. ]
1. To dwell permanently or for a considerable time; to have a
   settled abode for a time; to abide continuosly; to have
   one's domicile of home; to remain for a long time.

         At the moated grange, resides this dejected Mariana.

         In no fixed place the happy souls reside. --Dryden.

2. To have a seat or fixed position; to inhere; to lie or be
   as in attribute or element.

         In such like acts, the duty and virtue of
         contentedness doth especially reside. --Barrow.

3. To sink; to settle, as sediment. [Obs.] --Boyle.

Syn: To dwell; inhabit; sojourn; abide; remain; live;
     domiciliate; domicile.