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Definition 1: the act of dwelling in a place - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for residence in the sense of this definition

(residence is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

(... is a kind of residence ) the act of lodging

(... is a kind of residence ) an act of being a tenant or occupant

Definition 2: the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president) - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • he refused to live in the governor's residence

(residence is a kind of ...) 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 residence ) the residence of a sovereign or nobleman

"the king will visit the duke's court"

(... is a kind of residence ) residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)

(... is a kind of residence ) an official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rector

(... is a kind of residence ) official residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign)

(... is a kind of residence ) the residence of a clergyman (especially a Presbyterian clergyman)

(... is a kind of residence ) the official residence of a dean

(... is an instance of residence) the residence of the Catholic Pope in the Vatican City

(... is an instance of residence) the government building that serves as the residence and office of the President of the United States

(... is an instance of residence) the former residence of George Washington in northeastern Virginia overlooking the Potomac river

Definition 3: a large and imposing house - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for residence in the sense of this definition

(residence is a kind of ...) 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 residence ) the mansion of a lord or wealthy person

(... is a kind of residence ) a large and stately mansion

(... is a kind of residence ) a mansion that is (or formerly was) occupied by an aristocratic family

(residence is a part of ...) the large room of a manor or castle

Definition 4: any address at which you dwell more than temporarily - [noun denoting location]

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

  • a person can have several residences

Synonyms for residence in the sense of this definition

(residence is a kind of ...) the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

(... is a kind of residence ) (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

"what's his legal residence?"

(... is a kind of residence ) where you live at a particular time

"deliver the package to my home" "he doesn't have a home to go to" "your place or mine?"

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