dweller


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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 ?
As the sun was to the outside dweller, this wall was to him the sun of his world.
The Selenites* disputed variously about our earth, and expressed their doubts if it could be inhabited: the air, they said, must certainly be too dense to allow any rational dweller in the moon the necessary free respiration.
Physic may do for such as relish it; to my taste and judgment it is neither palatable nor healthy; but morals never did harm to any living mortal, be it that he was a sojourner in the forest, or a dweller in the midst of glazed windows and smoking chimneys.
All the rest of the furniture indicated that the dweller in this house occupied himself with the study of natural science.
Hence the houses of this district, having had a thousand dwellers, should have a thousand tales to tell, mostly dull ones, no doubt; but it would be strange if there could not be found a ghost or two in the wake of all these vagrant guests.
Their unrestrained laughter filling the hot, fern-clad ravine had a soulless limpidity, as of wild, inhuman dwellers in tropical woodlands.
The King of Rewa warned him that the mountain dwellers would surely kai-kai him--kai-kai meaning "to eat"--and that he, the King of Rewa, having become Lotu, would be put to the necessity of going to war with the mountain dwellers.
So sudden and violent had been the change of fortune, that the dwellers in the older cabins had not had time to change with it, but still kept their old habits, customs, and even their old clothes.
The dwellers in Saville Row would have been surprised the next day, if they had been told that Phileas Fogg had returned home.
The house itself is in tolerably good condition, though badly weather-stained and in dire need of attention from the glazier, the smaller male population of the region having attested in the manner of its kind its disapproval of dwelling without dwellers.
They drove the old dwellers out until it was only in the north, in Wales and in Cornwall, that they were to be found.
Unconsciously he shared the feeling of boundless pity that these hapless creatures excite among the dwellers in the sunless valleys wherein Nature has placed them.