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res·i·dence

 (rĕz′ĭ-dəns, -dĕns′)
n.
1. The place in which one lives; a dwelling.
2. The act or a period of residing in a place.
3. A medical residency.
4. The official home or location of a corporation.
Idiom:
in residence
Committed to live and work in a specific place, often for a certain length of time: an artist in residence at a college.

residence

(ˈrɛzɪdəns)
n
1. the place in which one resides; abode or home
2. a large imposing house; mansion
3. the fact of residing in a place or a period of residing
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the official house of the governor of any of various countries
5. the state of being officially present
6. in residence
a. actually resident: the royal standard indicates that the Queen is in residence.
b. designating a creative artist resident for a set period at a university, college, etc, whose role is to stimulate an active interest in the subject: composer in residence.
7. the seat of some inherent quality, characteristic, etc

res•i•dence

(ˈrɛz ɪ dəns)

n.
1. the place, esp. the house, in which a person lives or resides; dwelling place; home.
2. the act or fact of residing.
3. the act of living or staying in a specified place, as while performing official duties.
4. the time during which a person resides in a place.
5. the principal center of a business activity as registered under law.
6. the period of time during which a substance, as a chemical, remains adsorbed, suspended, or dissolved.
[1350–1400; < Middle French < Medieval Latin residentia < Latin residēre to reside]
syn: See house.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.residence - any address at which you dwell more than temporarilyresidence - any address at which you dwell more than temporarily; "a person can have several residences"
address - the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
domicile, legal residence - (law) the residence where you have your permanent home or principal establishment and to where, whenever you are absent, you intend to return; every person is compelled to have one and only one domicile at a time; "what's his legal residence?"
home, place - where you live at a particular time; "deliver the package to my home"; "he doesn't have a home to go to"; "your place or mine?"
2.residence - the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president); "he refused to live in the governor's residence"
court - the residence of a sovereign or nobleman; "the king will visit the duke's court"
deanery - the official residence of a dean
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"
manse - the residence of a clergyman (especially a Presbyterian clergyman)
palace - official residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign)
parsonage, rectory, vicarage - an official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rector
cloister, religious residence - residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)
3.residence - the act of dwelling in a placeresidence - the act of dwelling in a place  
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
lodging - the act of lodging
occupancy, tenancy - an act of being a tenant or occupant
4.residence - a large and imposing houseresidence - a large and imposing house    
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"
manor, manor house - the mansion of a lord or wealthy person
manor hall, hall - the large room of a manor or castle
castle, palace - a large and stately mansion
stately home - a mansion that is (or formerly was) occupied by an aristocratic family

residence

noun
1. home, house, household, dwelling, place, quarters, flat, lodging, pad (slang), abode, habitation, domicile There was a stabbing at a residence next door.
2. mansion, seat, hall, palace, villa, manor She's staying at her country residence.
3. stay, tenancy, occupancy, occupation, sojourn He returned to his place of residence.

residence

noun
A building or shelter where one lives:
abode, domicile, dwelling, habitation, home, house, lodging (often used in plural), place.
Chiefly British: dig (used in plural).
Translations
إقامَه، سَكْنىمَقَر ، مَسْكِن
bydlištěpobytrezidence
opholdresidens
asuinpaikkaasuntokotikotipaikkakotitalo
lakhely
búseta, dvölheimili, aîsetur
bydlisko
bivališčebivanjerezidenca
bostad
ikametgâhkonutoturma

residence

[ˈrezɪdəns]
A. N
1. (= stay) → permanencia f, estancia f (LAm)
after six months' residencedespués de seis meses de permanencia
to take up residence (in house) → instalarse; (in country) → establecerse
in residenceresidente
when the students are in residencecuando están los estudiantes
there is a doctor in residencehay un médico interno
artist in residenceartista mf residente
writer in residenceescritor(a) m/f residente
2. (= home) → residencia f, domicilio m
"town and country residences for sale""se venden fincas urbanas y rurales"
the minister's official residencela residencia oficial del ministro
3. (Univ) (also hall of residence) → colegio m mayor
B. CPD residence permit Npermiso m de residencia

residence

[ˈrɛzɪdəns] n
(= house) → résidence f
(= living, staying) (in country, area, house)résidence f
Average residence in one place is less than four years → La durée moyenne de résidence en un endroit est inférieure à quatre ans.
to take up residence → prendre résidence
in residence [queen, king] → en résidence; [doctor] → résident(e)
writer in residence → écrivain mf résident(e)
artist in residence → artiste mf résident(e), artiste mf en résidence
place of residence → lieu de résidenceresidence hall n (US)résidence f universitaireresidence permit n (British)permis m de séjour

residence

n
(= house)Wohnhaus nt; (= hostel: for students, nurses) → Wohnheim nt; (of monarch, ambassador etc)Residenz f; the President’s official residenceder Amtssitz des Präsidenten ? hall
no pl (= stay, living) country of residenceAufenthaltsland nt; place of residenceWohnort m; after 5 years’ residence in Britainnach 5 Jahren Aufenthalt in Großbritannien; to take up residence in the capitalsich in der Hauptstadt niederlassen; residence in the country is restricted to nationalsnur Staatsangehörige können im Land Wohnsitz nehmen (form); to be in residence (monarch, governor etc) → anwesend sein; poet etc in residence (Univ) → ansässiger Dichter etc; the students are now in residencedas Semester hat angefangen

residence

[ˈrɛzɪdns] (frm) n (gen) → residenza; (stay) → permanenza, soggiorno
"desirable residence for sale" → "abitazione signorile vendesi"
to take up residence → prendere residenza
in residence (queen) → in sede
artist/writer in residence artista/scrittore che insegna presso una scuola o università

resident

(ˈrezidənt) noun
a person who lives or has his home in a particular place. a resident of Edinburgh.
adjective
1. living or having one's home in a place. He is now resident abroad.
2. living, having to live, or requiring a person to live, in the place where he works. a resident caretaker.
reside (rəˈzaid) verb
to live or have one's home in a place. He now resides abroad.
ˈresidence noun
1. a person's home, especially the grand house of someone important.
2. the act of living in a place, or the time of this. during his residence in Spain.
ˈresidencyplural ˈresidencies noun
the home of the governor etc in a colony etc.
ˌresiˈdential (-ˈdenʃəl) adjective
1. (of an area of a town etc) containing houses rather than offices, shops etc. This district is mainly residential; a residential neighbourhood/area.
2. requiring a person to live in the place where he works. a residential post.
3. of, concerned with, living in a place.
ˈresidence hall noun
(American dormitory) a building with rooms for university students to live in.
in residence
(especially of someone important) staying in a place, sometimes to perform some official duties. The Queen is in residence here this week.
take up residence
to go and live (in a place, building etc). He has taken up residence in France.
References in classic literature ?
In one State, residence for a short term confirms all the rights of citizenship: in another, qualifications of greater importance are required.
I think the house and premises may be made comfortable, and given the air of a gentleman's residence, without any very heavy expense, and that must suffice me; and, I hope, may suffice all who care about me.
Pontellier learned of his wife's intention to abandon her home and take up her residence elsewhere, he immediately wrote her a letter of unqualified disapproval and remonstrance.
Noel Vanstone from Vauxhall Walk to the residence which he is now occupying.
I have copies of these letters, for I found means, during my residence in the hovel, to procure the implements of writing; and the letters were often in the hands of Felix or Agatha.
The royal residence of Tamaahmaah was at this time at another island named Woahoo.
Supposing that the Swan's splendid white color arose from his washing in the water in which he swam, the Raven left the altars in the neighborhood where he picked up his living, and took up residence in the lakes and pools.
Finding a piece of freehold land to be sold in the neighborhood of Fulham, he bought it, and had a cottage residence built on it, under his own directions.
Our instructions recommended us to examine his lordship's residence, because the extreme privacy of his life at Venice, and the remarkable departure of the only two servants in the house, might have some suspicious connection with the nature of his death.
The woman had paid but passing attention to the vehicle, merely noting that it discharged no passenger, but stood at the kerb with the motor running as though waiting for a fare from the residence before which it had stopped.
But before they went there, it was his opinion, confirmed by Count Fosco (who here took up the conversation and continued it to the end), that they would benefit by a short residence first in the genial climate of Torquay.
I continued two years at my residence in Tigre, entirely taken up with the duties of the mission--preaching, confessing, baptising-- and enjoyed a longer quiet and repose than I had ever done since I left Portugal.