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Definition 1: housing that someone is living in - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where domicile or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
  • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

Synonyms for domicile in the sense of this definition

(domicile is a kind of ...) structures collectively in which people are housed

(... is a kind of domicile ) a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting; originally used by nomadic Mongol and Turkic people of central Asia but now used as inexpensive alternative or temporary housing

(... is a kind of domicile ) dwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land

(... is a kind of domicile ) 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"

(... is a kind of domicile ) dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages

(... is a kind of domicile ) any of various Native American dwellings

(... is a kind of domicile ) (law) a dwelling house and its adjacent buildings and the adjacent land used by the household

(... is a kind of domicile ) a dwelling that is attached to something on only one side

(... is a kind of domicile ) a dwelling (a second home) where you live while you are on vacation

(... is a kind of domicile ) the abode of a hermit

(... is a kind of domicile ) home symbolized as a part of the fireplace

"driven from hearth and home" "fighting in defense of their firesides"

(... is a kind of domicile ) a house or other dwelling in need of repair (usually offered for sale at a low price)

(... is a kind of domicile ) a rock and adobe dwelling built on sheltered ledges in the sides of a cliff

"the Anasazi built cliff dwellings in the southwestern United States"

(... is a kind of domicile ) one of the dwelling units in a condominium

(domicile is a part of ...) a room used primarily for sleeping

(domicile is a part of ...) a room that is comfortable and secluded

(domicile is a part of ...) a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax

(domicile is a part of ...) a small area off of a kitchen that is used for dining

(domicile is a part of ...) a room equipped for preparing meals

(domicile is a part of ...) a room used for dining

(domicile is a part of ...) a room in which you can change clothes

(domicile is a part of ...) a recreation room in a private house

(domicile is a part of ...) a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet

Definition 2: (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 - [noun denoting location]

Samples where domicile or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • what's his legal residence?

Synonyms for domicile in the sense of this definition

(domicile is a kind of ...) any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

"a person can have several residences"

(domicile belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 3: make one's home in a particular place or community - [verb of stative]

Samples where domicile or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • may parents reside in Florida

Synonyms for domicile in the sense of this definition

(domicile is a kind of ...) be an inhabitant of or reside in

"People lived in Africa millions of years ago" "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted" "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean" "deer are populating the woods"

(... is a kind of domicile ) live in the country and lead a rustic life

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