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

Samples where dwelling 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 dwelling in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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