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Residence meaning

residence - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. any address at which you dwell more than temporarily; " a person can have several residences"
  2. 2. The act or fact of residing, abiding, or dwelling in a place for some continuance of time; as, the residence of an American in France or Italy for a year.
  3. 3. The place where one resides; an abode; a dwelling or habitation; esp., a settled or permanent home or domicile.
  4. 4. The place where anything rests permanently.
  5. 5. Subsidence, as of a sediment.
  6. 6. That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum.
  7. 7. The residing of an incumbent on his benefice; - opposed to nonresidence.
  8. 8. Abode; dwelling.

residence - examples of usage

  1. There could not be a more appropriate and dignified residence for the Chief Magistrate of a republic. - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer.
  2. Bothwell is now the residence of Lord Douglas. - "Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)", Walter Scott.
  3. This is their residence. - "Civics and Health", William H. Allen.
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