the place, especially the house, in which a person lives or resides; dwelling place; home:
Their residence is in New York City.
a structure serving as a dwelling or home, especially one of large proportion and superior quality:
They have a summer residence in Connecticut.
the act or fact of residing:
during his residence in Spain.
the act of living or staying in a specified place while performing official duties, carrying on studies or research, awaiting a divorce, etc.
the time during which a person resides in a place:
a residence there of five years.
the location of the main offices or principal center of business activity of a commercial enterprise, especially a large corporation, as registered under law.
Chemistry. residence time.
the place in which one resides; abode or home
a large imposing house; mansion
the fact of residing in a place or a period of residing
the official house of the governor of any of various countries
the state of being officially present
actually resident: the royal standard indicates that the Queen is in residence
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
the seat of some inherent quality, characteristic, etc
residence res·i·dence (rěz’ĭ-dəns, -děns’)
A medical residency.
noun 1. Also called residence. Chemistry. the length of time a substance remains in the adsorbed, suspended, or dissolved state. 2. Physics. the length of time radioactive material, as gas or particles, remains in the atmosphere after detonation of a nuclear device.
noun, plural residencies. 1. residence (def 3). 2. the position or tenure of a medical resident. 3. (formerly) the official residence of a representative of the British governor general at a native Indian court. 4. (formerly) an administrative division of the Dutch East Indies. noun (pl) -cies 1. a variant of residence 2. a regular […]
noun 1. a person who resides in a place. 2. a physician who joins the medical staff of a hospital as a salaried employee for a specified period to gain advanced training usually in a particular field, being in full-time attendance at the hospital and often living on the premises. 3. a diplomatic representative, inferior […]
noun 1. an alien who has legally established residence in the U.S. 2. an alien who has legally entered the U.S. as an immigrant with the intention of becoming a citizen.