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dwell

 (dwĕl)
intr.v. dwelt (dwĕlt) or dwelled, dwell·ing, dwells
1. To live as a resident; reside.
2. To exist in a given place or state: dwell in joy.
3.
a. To fasten one's attention on something, especially moodily or persistently: kept dwelling on what went wrong. See Synonyms at brood.
b. To speak or write at length; expatiate: dwelt on the need to trim the budget.

[Middle English dwellen, from Old English dwellan, to mislead, delay, dwell.]

dwell′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dweller - a person who inhabits a particular placedweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Aussie, Australian - a native or inhabitant of Australia
Austronesian - a native or inhabitant of Austronesia
New Zealander, Kiwi - a native or inhabitant of New Zealand
American - a native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
Alsatian - a native or inhabitant of Alsace
borderer - an inhabitant of a border area (especially the border between Scotland and England)
cottage dweller, cottager - someone who lives in a cottage
easterner - an inhabitant of an eastern area; especially of the U.S.
Galilaean, Galilean - an inhabitant of Galilee (an epithet of Jesus Christ)
Hittite - a member of an ancient people who inhabited Anatolia and northern Syria about 2000 to 1200 BC
island-dweller, islander - an inhabitant of an island
landlubber, landman, landsman - a person who lives and works on land
Latin - an inhabitant of ancient Latium
liver - someone who lives in a place; "a liver in cities"
marcher - an inhabitant of a border district
Nazarene - an inhabitant of Nazareth
Northerner - an inhabitant of the North
Numidian - an inhabitant of ancient Numidia
Occidental - a native inhabitant of the Occident
Philistine - a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC
Phrygian - a native or inhabitant of Phrygia
plainsman - an inhabitant of a plains region (especially the Great Plains of North America)
occupant, occupier, resident - someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
earthling, earthman, tellurian, worldling - an inhabitant of the earth
Trinidadian - inhabitant or native of Trinidad
villager - one who has lived in a village most of their life
westerner - an inhabitant of a western area; especially of the U.S.

dweller

noun inhabitant, resident, citizen, denizen, indweller The number of city dwellers is growing.
Translations

dweller

[ˈdweləʳ] Nmorador(a) m/f, habitante mf

dweller

[ˈdwɛlər] nhabitant(e) m/f city dweller, cave dweller

dweller

nBewohner(in) m(f)

dweller

[ˈdwɛləʳ] nabitante m/f
city dweller → cittadino/a
References in classic literature ?
It was a death that blasted with strange horror the humble name of the dweller in the cottage, and made it seem almost a religious act to drive the plough over the little area of his habitation, and obliterate his place and memory from among men.
Marry, good Sir, in some two years, or less, that the woman has been a dweller here in Boston, no tidings have come of this learned gentleman, Master Prynne; and his young wife, look you, being left to her own misguidance -- "
It is an effort to clear up and make a decent appearance when the carpenter and mason have departed, though done as much for the passer-by as the dweller within.
In the jungle might is right, nor does it take long to inculcate this axiom in the mind of a jungle dweller, regardless of what his past training may have been.
All the rest of the furniture indicated that the dweller in this house occupied himself with the study of natural science.
The guests were still at table, and the heated and energetic conversation that prevailed betrayed the violent and vindictive passions that then agitated each dweller of the South, where unhappily, for five centuries religious strife had long given increased bitterness to the violence of party feeling.
Reuter was destined to become Madame Pelet it would not do for me to remain a dependent dweller in the house which was soon to be hers.
I then killed Itymoneus, the valiant son of Hypeirochus, a dweller in Elis, as I was driving in the spoil; he was hit by a dart thrown by my hand while fighting in the front rank in defence of his cows, so he fell and the country people around him were in great fear.
Yes, but," added Buckingham, raising his voice in such a manner that the princess could hear him, -- "but I resemble that dweller in the East, who turned mad, and remained so for several days, owing to a delightful dream that he had had, but who one day awoke, if not completely cured, in some respects rational at least.
Through growing drowse he heard the names of devils - of Zulbazan, Son of Eblis, who lives in bazars and paraos, making all the sudden lewd wickedness of wayside halts; of Dulhan, invisible about mosques, the dweller among the slippers of the faithful, who hinders folk from their prayers; and Musboot, Lord of lies and panic.
My wife was on a visit to her mother's, and for a few days I was a dweller once more in my old quarters at Baker Street.
We have here among us, my friends," says Chadband, "a Gentile and a heathen, a dweller in the tents of Tom-all-Alone's and a mover-on upon the surface of the earth.