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Well, I have a farm in Vermont that's my main residence, where I do lots of digging and mowing, and ride tractors - just so you don't get the wrong idea that I'm too girlie!
Tim Daly

Meaning of "residence" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RESIDENCE

residence  [ˈrɛzɪdəns] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RESIDENCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Residence is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RESIDENCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of residence in the English dictionary

The first definition of residence in the dictionary is the place in which one resides; abode or home. Other definition of residence is a large imposing house; mansion. Residence is also the fact of residing in a place or a period of residing.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RESIDENCE


abidance
əˈbaɪdəns
accidence
ˈæksɪdəns
avoidance
əˈvɔɪdəns
cadence
ˈkeɪdəns
coincidence
kəʊˈɪnsɪdəns
confidence
ˈkɒnfɪdəns
diffidence
ˈdɪfɪdəns
dissidence
ˈdɪsɪdəns
evidence
ˈɛvɪdəns
guidance
ˈɡaɪdəns
improvidence
ɪmˈprɒvɪdəns
incidence
ˈɪnsɪdəns
misguidance
ˌmɪsˈɡaɪdəns
nonresidence
ˌnɒnˈrɛzɪdəns
overconfidence
ˌəʊvəˈkɒnfɪdəns
precedence
ˈprɛsɪdəns
providence
ˈprɒvɪdəns
riddance
ˈrɪdəns
subsidence
səbˈsaɪdəns
voidance
ˈvɔɪdəns

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RESIDENCE

reside
residence hall
residence permit
residencies
residency
resident
resident commissioner
resident head
resident physician
resident student
residenter
residential
residential care
residential home
residential school
residentially
residentiaries
residentiary
residents association
residentship

WORDS THAT END LIKE RESIDENCE

angle of incidence
at your convenience
correspondence
credence
crisis of confidence
decadence
Declaration of Independence
dependence
documentary evidence
hall of residence
in confidence
in evidence
in residence
independence
interdependence
jurisprudence
letters of credence
prudence
self-confidence
transcendence
vote of no confidence

Synonyms and antonyms of residence in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RESIDENCE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «residence» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of residence

Translation of «residence» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RESIDENCE

Find out the translation of residence to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of residence from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «residence» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

住宅
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

residencia
570 millions of speakers

English

residence
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

निवास
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الإقامة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

резиденция
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

residência
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাসস্থান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

résidence
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kediaman
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wohnsitz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

住宅
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

주거지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Panggonan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nơi cư trú
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குடியிருப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निवासस्थान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Konut
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

residenza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rezydencja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

резиденція
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

reședință
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατοικία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verblyf
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uppehålls
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bolig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of residence

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RESIDENCE»

The term «residence» is very widely used and occupies the 4.794 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RESIDENCE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «residence» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «residence» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about residence

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10 QUOTES WITH «RESIDENCE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word residence.
1
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
My first experience in the Netherlands was very pleasant, extremely pleasant. I mean, I got my residence permit, refugee status, within four weeks of arrival. People treated me extremely well.
2
Henry Walter Bates
Besides alligators, the only animals to be feared are the poisonous serpents. These are certainly common enough in the forest, but no fatal accident happened during the whole time of my residence.
3
Bernard Beckett
The Idea enters the brain from the outside. It rearranges the furniture to make it more to its liking. It finds other Ideas already in residence, and picks fights or forms alliances. The alliances build new structures, to defend themselves against intruders.
4
Belle Boyd
Meanwhile, my residence within the Federal lines, and my acquaintance with so many of the officers, the origin of which I have already mentioned, enabled me to gain much important information as to the position and designs of the enemy.
5
John Britton
The place of my birth, and residence for nearly sixteen years, in the early part of my life, became endeared to my feelings and affections; and more especially so after I had quitted it for an unknown place, and to associate with strangers.
6
Alex Campbell
I do not regard it as wrong to take my life, because I simply change my place of residence and go where my wife and baby are.
7
Isaac D'Israeli
Their chief residence was Bagdad, where they remained until the eleventh century, an age fatal in Oriental history, from the disasters of which the Princes of the Captivity were not exempt.
8
Tim Daly
Well, I have a farm in Vermont that's my main residence, where I do lots of digging and mowing, and ride tractors - just so you don't get the wrong idea that I'm too girlie!
9
Albert Bushnell Hart
The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands, and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies, had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
10
Antony Jay
The Opposition aren't really the Opposition. They're just called the Opposition. But in fact they are the Opposition in exile. The Civil Service are the Opposition in residence.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RESIDENCE»

Discover the use of residence in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to residence and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Long-Term Residence Status as a Subsidiary Form of EU ...
This book analyses the potential of the Long-term Residence Directive to become a subsidiary form of EU citizenship which escapes direct control by Member States, by looking at its implementation and at its possible interpretation by the ...
Diego Acosta Arcarazo, 2011
2
Security of Residence and Expulsion: Protection of Aliens in ...
Includes statistics.
Elspeth Guild, P. Paul E. Minderhoud, 2001
3
Journal of a Residence in Chile During the Year 1822: And, A ...
The resulting Journal of a Residence in Chile (1824) tells the gripping story of a gothic heroine in a dangerous but fascinating new land.
Lady Maria Callcott, Jennifer Hayward, 2003
4
A Desirable Residence: A Novel of Love and Real Estate
As events close in, they all begin to realize that some deceptions are just a bit too close to home. A Desirable Residence is sure to continue the phenomenal success of the Sophie Kinsella/Madeleine Wickham franchise.
Madeleine Wickham, 2010
5
Individual Tax Residence: The Law and Practice Relating to ...
This book examines the law relating to individual tax residence.
Setu Kamal, 2011
6
Illegal Residence and Public Safety in the Netherlands
Illegal Residence and Public Safety in the Netherlands is een onderzoek naar de gevolgen van de steeds drastischere maatregelen om illegaal verblijf in Nederland tegen te gaan.
Arjen Leerkes, 2009
7
A woman in residence
The author describes her experiences during residency in obstetrics and gynecology in an American hospital and explains common surgery and medical procedures
Michelle Harrison, 1983
8
Designers in Residence: The Personal Style of Top Women ...
"Wouldn't it be fun to peek inside the homes of home decorators?...This book offers the expected beautiful photos but also a good dose of each designer's philosophy and decorating hints."--Los Angeles Times.
‎2005
9
In Residence: McInturff Architects
The attention to detail, the infusion of warmth and character and the sheer delight in good design are evident in the projects superbly presented in this new addition to IMAGES' portfolio of residential architecture titles.
Janelle McCulloch, 2007
10
Residence on Earth:
New Directions celebrates the Pablo Neruda Centennial.
Pablo Neruda, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RESIDENCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term residence is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Undocumented immigrants could get state-issued residence permits …
LOS ANGELES — Backers of an initiative that would authorize the state to issue residence permits to immigrants without legal permission to live in the country ... «LA Daily News, Jun 15»
2
Dartmouth's 'Animal House' Frat Fights to Keep Residence
Hanover administrators say that the loss of college recognition means that, under town zoning ordinances, the fraternity may no longer serve as a residence — a ... «Valley News, May 15»
3
Boy smuggled into Spain inside suitcase gets temporary residence
The 8-year-old Ivory Coast boy who was smuggled into Spain in a suitcase will get to stay in the country. Adou Ouattara — who was caught trying to cross the ... «New York Daily News, May 15»
4
Google Embeds Engineers as Professors
Google software engineer and Google In Residence Sabrina Williams, right, talks with students including, from left, freshmen Lucretia Williams, Alanna Walton, ... «NBC Bay Area, May 15»
5
Ohio University Won't Buy New Home For President Whose Current …
The McDavis' moved to the home after a bat infestation at the traditional president’s residence on campus. University officials are considering spending $1.2 ... «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
6
A Really Nice Prison for Presidents
As it happens, Kate Andersen Brower, author of “The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House,” reports that she was inspired by the class-bound ... «Wall Street Journal, Apr 15»
7
Senate definition of 'primary residence' unclear, Mike Duffy trial told
Up on display was Duffy's hand-signed declaration in June 2009 that his “primary residence” was his Prince Edward Island cottage. Not his suburban Ottawa ... «Toronto Star, Apr 15»
8
Artists In Residence Give High-Tech Projects A Human Touch
A few companies have actually set up artist-in-residence programs over the last two decades. Right now one of the most prominent program is at Autodesk, ... «NPR, Apr 15»
9
Islamic State militants claim attacks on Iranian ambassador's …
The attack on the ambassador's residence came two days after the group ... bombs exploded at the gate of the Iranian ambassador's residence in central Tripoli. «Reuters, Feb 15»
10
Shots fired near Vice President Biden's Delaware residence
Secret Service personnel at the residence heard the reports and saw the vehicle ... whether the gunfire was random or aimed in the direction of the residence. «Reuters, Jan 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Residence [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/residence>. Jul 2020 ».
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