• WordNet 3.6
    • v reside live (in a certain place) "She resides in Princeton","he occupies two rooms on the top floor"
    • v reside make one's home in a particular place or community "may parents reside in Florida"
    • v reside be inherent or innate in;
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Additional illustrations & photos:

No. 48, Doughty Street, Mecklenburgh Square. Dickens's Residence 1837-9 No. 48, Doughty Street, Mecklenburgh Square. Dickens's Residence 1837-9
Tavistock House, Tavistock Square. Dickens's Residence 1851-60 Tavistock House, Tavistock Square. Dickens's Residence 1851-60
No. 1, Devonshire Terrace, Regent's Park.—Dickens's Residence 1839-50 No. 1, Devonshire Terrace, Regent's Park.—Dickens's Residence 1839-50

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1960 there were 16,067 gambling slots in Nevada. By 1999, this number rose to 205,726 slots which would be one slot for every 10 people residing there
    • Reside To dwell permanently or for a considerable time; to have a settled abode for a time; to abide continuosly; to have one's domicile of home; to remain for a long time. "At the moated grange, resides this dejected Mariana.""In no fixed place the happy souls reside ."
    • Reside To have a seat or fixed position; to inhere; to lie or be as in attribute or element. "In such like acts, the duty and virtue of contentedness doth especially reside ."
    • Reside To sink; to settle, as sediment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Thirteen percent of the human population reside in deserts
    • reside To dwell permanently or for a considerable time; have a settled abode for a time, or a dwelling or home; specifically, to be in official residence (said of holders of benefices, etc.).
    • reside To abide or be inherent in, as a quality; inhere.
    • reside To sink to the bottom, as of liquids; settle; subside, in general.
    • reside Synonyms Sojourn, Continue, etc. (see abide), be domiciled, be domiciliated, make a home.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: For drinking, washing, etc., an average American uses 168 gallons of water per day. The average American residence uses 107,000 gallons per year.
    • v.i Reside rē-zīd′ to remain sitting: to dwell permanently: to abide: to live: to inhere
    • n Reside one who resides: a public minister at a foreign court
    • n Reside one who keeps a certain residence, esp. an ecclesiastic
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  • Winston Churchill
    “True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.”
  • Democritus
    “Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.”
  • Gwynn Thomas
    Gwynn Thomas
    “Why is it that wherever I go, the resident idiot heads straight for me?”
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    “Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.”
  • Artur Schnabel
    Artur Schnabel
    “The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes --ah, that is where the art resides.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “The power which resides in man is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. résider, L. residere,; pref. re-, re- + sedere, to sit. See Sit.


In literature:

His Siamese Majesty's Resident Commissioner for the Siamese Malay State of Kelantan.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
I immediately went to present my letters of introduction to the French Resident.
"Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific" by Felix Speiser
He resided on Iron street.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
Just beyond here on the corner, Mr. Thompson had a residence, and still a little further lived Mr. Warren.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
Sydney left the prison, and, escorted by a number of friends, entered a carriage and was driven to his residence in Broadway.
"City Crimes" by Greenhorn
It is said that a locality never loses the impression made upon it by its earliest residents.
"Quaker Hill" by Warren H. Wilson
It is a very magnificent residence, and has been for many centuries a favorite resort of the French kings.
"Mary Queen of Scots, Makers of History" by Jacob Abbott
Gerhardt went hurriedly to Hammond's fine residence, but he was not in the city.
"Jennie Gerhardt" by Theodore Dreiser
He was very rich, residing at Trinidad in Cuba.
"Ferdinand De Soto, The Discoverer of the Mississippi" by John S. C. Abbott
In 1799 Humphrey resided at No.
"A Walk from London to Fulham" by Thomas Crofton Croker

In poetry:

"No, in some peasant's lowly cot
Perhaps she may abide,
To consecrate the humble spot,
But not where I reside.
"Edgar And Ellen" by Matilda Betham
God made it for his residence,
To sit on as a throne,
Which shows to us the excellence
Whereby it may be known.
"Of Heaven" by John Bunyan
O there is something wanting here,
Which cannot be supplied,
Save on those hills for ever dear,
Where once I did reside.
"Lines, Written In The Travellers' Room, Wolseley Arms Inn" by Samuel Bamford
For Satan there, in arms, resides,
And calls the place his own;
With care against assaults provides,
And rules, as on a throne.
"The Heart Taken" by John Newton
Then the children will scream aloud,
And the Devil no doubt will feel very proud,
If he can get the children to leave their own fireside,
And to tell their drunken father, they won't with him reside.
"A New Temperance Poem, in Memory of My Departed Parents" by William Topaz McGonagall
No more with our swags through the bush need we roam
For to ask of another there to give us a home;
Now the land is unfetterd, and we may reside
In a home of our own by some clear waterside.
In a home of our own, etc.
"The Free Selector (song of 1861)" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

Carollyne Banner, a resident at Sequoia Springs, an Emeritus Senior Living community, has won a national art contest held for the 500,000 Emeritus Senior Living residents around the country.
He was a native of Escambia County, a former resident of Monroe County, and a resident of Brewton.
About 50 residents attended a meeting at Middleville Township last Monday sponsored by the Citizens for Responsible Education (CRE), a group of local residents.
Another resident, Timothy Mason, was concerned about residents of the facilities and their sightlines from their windows.
Communities help residents shop for the holidaysSHOPPING: Residents have many options.
Tina Vazquez and Richard Borchers, residents of Kingsbridge Terrace, address an audience during the Nov 8 grand opening of the veterans' residence.
Seven resident advisers and their spouses came back to visit their old residence halls during Homecoming weekend.
Jessie Hazel Cheek Denton, 98, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Friday, Oct 26, 2012, at her residence.
Rose M Hooper , 82, a former resident of Chassell passed away Thursday morning Oct 25, 2012, at the Franklin House of PortagePointe in Hancock where she had been a resident patient.
Montage Residences Deer Valley has reported more than $88 million in sales in the past 23 months, with 23 residences sold and continued momentum heading into the winter season.
Some residents are unhappy that the city has few tools to quiet noisy residents.
A Ripley area resident most all her life, she had resided in Westfield since 2009.
She is survived by her husband Ernest Pasanen, a former Ahmeek resident, and three children, all of whom reside in Pennsylvania.
Jim Brinkley, LHK Resident, Joe Brinkley, LHK Resident and Virgil Campbell, Cottage Resident.
Portage resident Linda Pollock , 66, the mother of a Chesterton resident, died Monday, July 6, 2009, in Michigan City.

In science:

The first uncertainty must reside in the wave functions used for solving the wave equation as remarked in the Introduction (see Appendix for more details).
Theoretical and observed potential energy curves for neutral 4-unit charge Coulomb systems containing antihydrogen
Let i(n) denote the block in which n resides – the unique i ∈ N such that ni ≤ n < ni+1 .
Dimension Extractors and Optimal Decompression
Next we should find out where the logarithmic singularities in ∆θ1 reside.
On the Scattering Phase for AdS_5 x S^5 Strings
These tra jectories have a small-angle encounter which fully resides inside the quantum dot.
Towards a semiclassical justification of the `effective random matrix theory' for transport through ballistic chaotic quantum dots
We first discuss the case of Fig. 2, in which the encounter resides fully inside the quantum dot.
Towards a semiclassical justification of the `effective random matrix theory' for transport through ballistic chaotic quantum dots