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Meaning of RESIDENT

Pronunciation:  'rezidunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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
  2. [n]  someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
  3. [adj]  living in a particular place; "resident aliens"
  4. [adj]  used of animals that do not migrate

RESIDENT is a 8 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: house physician, nonmigratory, occupant, occupier, resident physician
 Antonyms: migratory, nonresident
 See Also: coaster, colonial, dalesman, denizen, doc, doctor, Dr., dweller, Galilaean, Galilean, inhabitant, inmate, Latin American, MD, medico, metropolitan, outlier, owner-occupier, physician, sojourner, Spanish American, stater, suburbanite, tenant, towner, townsman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Res"i*dent\ (-dent), a. [F. r['e]sident, L. residens,
    -entis, p. pr. of residere. See {Reside}.]
    1. 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
    2. Fixed; stable; certain. [Obs.] ``Stable and resident like
       a rock.'' --Jer. TAylor.
             One there still resident as day and night.
  2. \Res"i*dent\, n.
    1. One who resides or dwells in a place for some time.
    2. A diplomatic representative who resides at a foreign
       court; -- a term usualy applied to ministers of a rank
       inferrior to that of ambassadors. See the Note under
       {Minister}, 4.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A physician who has completed medical school and an internship and is in the process of receiving specialized training.