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dwell·ing

 (dwĕl′ĭng)
n.
A place to live in; an abode.

dwelling

(ˈdwɛlɪŋ)
n
formal literary a place of residence

dwell•ing

(ˈdwɛl ɪŋ)

n.
a building or other place to live in; place of residence; abode.
[1250–1300]
syn: See house.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dwelling - housing that someone is living indwelling - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
bathroom, bath - a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
bedchamber, bedroom, sleeping accommodation, sleeping room, chamber - a room used primarily for sleeping
cliff dwelling - a rock and adobe dwelling built on sheltered ledges in the sides of a cliff; "the Anasazi built cliff dwellings in the southwestern United States"
condo, condominium - one of the dwelling units in a condominium
den - a room that is comfortable and secluded
dinette - a small area off of a kitchen that is used for dining
dining room, dining-room - a room used for dining
dressing room - a room in which you can change clothes
family room - a recreation room in a private house
fixer-upper - a house or other dwelling in need of repair (usually offered for sale at a low price)
fireside, hearth - home symbolized as a part of the fireplace; "driven from hearth and home"; "fighting in defense of their firesides"
hermitage - the abode of a hermit
homestead - dwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
housing, living accommodations, lodging - structures collectively in which people are housed
kitchen - a room equipped for preparing meals
lake dwelling, pile dwelling - dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages
front room, living room, living-room, sitting room, parlor, parlour - a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax
indian lodge, lodge - any of various Native American dwellings
messuage - (law) a dwelling house and its adjacent buildings and the adjacent land used by the household
semi-detached house - a dwelling that is attached to something on only one side
vacation home - a dwelling (a second home) where you live while you are on vacation
yurt - a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting; originally used by nomadic Mongol and Turkic people of central Asia but now used as inexpensive alternative or temporary housing

dwelling

noun (Formal, literary) home, house, residence, abode, quarters, establishment, lodging, pad (slang), habitation, domicile, dwelling house Three thousand new dwellings are planned.

dwelling

noun
A building or shelter where one lives:
abode, domicile, habitation, home, house, lodging (often used in plural), place, residence.
Chiefly British: dig (used in plural).
Translations
مَنْزِل، مَسْكِن
bytdůmobydlí
bolig
lakóhely
bústaîur
obydlie
bivališče

dwelling

[ˈdwelɪŋ]
A. N (frm, poet) → morada f, vivienda f
B. CPD dwelling house N (frm) → casa f particular

dwelling

[ˈdwɛlɪŋ] nhabitation f, demeure f

dwelling

n (form: also dwelling place) → Wohnsitz m (form), → Wohnung f; dwelling houseWohnhaus nt

dwelling

[ˈdwɛlɪŋ] n (frm, liter) → dimora
dwelling house (Law) → abitazione f

dwell

(dwel) past tense, past participles dwelt (-t) , dwelled verb
to live (in a place). She dwelt in the middle of a dark forest.
ˈdwelling noun
a house, flat etc.
dwell on
to think or speak about something for a long time. It isn't a good thing to dwell on your problems.
References in classic literature ?
Sir," replied the boy, "if you have traveled very much you will have noticed that every town differs from every other town in one way or another and so by observing the methods of the people and the way they live as well as the style of their dwelling places it ought not to be a difficult thing to make up your mind without the trouble of asking questions whether the town bears the appearance of the one you intended to visit or whether perhaps having taken a different road from the one you should have taken you have made an error in your way and arrived at some point where--"
He went to Dodona and the oak-grove, the dwelling place of the Pelasgi.
D'Artagnan no longer doubted that this was Porthos's pleasant dwelling place.
He then commanded his officers to provide me with a suitable lodging at his expense, and sent slaves to wait upon me and carry my raft and my bales to my new dwelling place.
Only by laying stone on stone with the cooperation of all, by the millions of generations from our forefather Adam to our own times, is that temple reared which is to be a worthy dwelling place of the Great God," he added, and closed his eyes.
To live over here in any of these Western countries would seem to denote that one may change one's dwelling place as easily as one changes one's clothes.
The NewDawn's correspondent in the County says some of the destroyed facilities include gas stations, market buildings, the government - run Dolokelen Gboveh High School Auditorium, Churches and dwelling places, among others.
This color-illustrated work explores the ruins of Byzantine Cappadocia in Turkey, a site famous for its rock-cut dwelling places carved into eroded volcanic formations.
Accompanied by representatives of the Food and Health Bureau, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and the Transport Department, Members first observed the ecological environment of the original dwelling places of cattle at Che Ha, Shap Sze Heung, Sai Kung.
They are providing detailed information about each hotel, mansion, hostel, guest house, motel, apartment, and of all types temporary dwelling places across locations and tourist places all over the world.
Malek Hamza bin Said's "Plants throughout Ages Decorating Palaces Exhibition" at Building No 22, showcases the artist's keenness in using natural materials for his work intended for displays in dwelling places.
The DA has urged farmers to participate in its campaign to hunt rats and destroy their dwelling places.