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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Reside \Re*side"\ (r?-z?d"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Resided; p.
pr. & vb. n. Residing.] [F. r['e]sider, L. residere; pref.
re- re- + sedere to sit. See Sit. ]
1. 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. --Dryden.
2. 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. --Barrow.
3. To sink; to settle, as sediment. [Obs.] --Boyle.
Syn: To dwell; inhabit; sojourn; abide; remain; live;
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: make one's home in a particular place or community; "may
parents reside in Florida" [syn: reside, shack,
2: live (in a certain place); "She resides in Princeton"; "he
occupies two rooms on the top floor" [syn: occupy,
reside, lodge in]
3: be inherent or innate in; [syn: rest, reside, repose]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
75 Moby Thesaurus words for "reside":
abide, abide in, anchor, be coextensive with, be comprised in,
be constituted by, be contained in, be present in, berth, bide,
billet at, bivouac, bunk, burrow, camp, cohabit, colonize,
come to anchor, consist in, continue, dig, domesticate, domicile,
domiciliate, doss down, drop anchor, dwell, dwell in, endure,
ensconce, establish residence, exist, exist in, hang out, hive,
inhabit, inhere, inhere in, keep house, lie, lie in, live, live at,
locate, lodge, moor, move, nest, occupy, park, people, perch,
populate, relocate, remain, repose in, reside in, rest in, room,
roost, set up housekeeping, set up shop, settle, settle down,
sit down, squat, stand, stay, stay at, strike root, subsist in,
take residence at, take root, take up residence, tenant
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