resident

See also: résident

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin residēns, present participle of resideō (to remain behind, reside, dwell), from re- (back) + sedeō (I sit). Doublet of resiant.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɛzɪd(ə)nt/
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NounEdit

resident (plural residents)

  1. A person, animal or plant living at a certain location or in a certain area.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity:
      Mr. Cooke at once began a tirade against the residents of Asquith for permitting a sandy and generally disgraceful condition of the roads. So roundly did he vituperate the inn management in particular, and with such a loud flow of words, that I trembled lest he should be heard on the veranda.
    The tiger lily is a resident of Asia.
  2. A bird which does not migrate during the course of the year.
  3. A physician receiving specialized medical training.
    She's a resident in neurosurgery at Mass General.
  4. A diplomatic representative who resides at a foreign court, usually of inferior rank to an ambassador.
  5. (law) A legal permanent resident, someone who maintains residency.
  6. (espionage) Alternative form of rezident

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resident (comparative more resident, superlative most resident)

  1. Dwelling, or having an abode, in a place for a continued length of time; residing on one's own estate.
    resident in the city or in the country
  2. Based in a particular place; on hand; local.
    He is our resident computer expert.
  3. (obsolete) Fixed; stable; certain.
    • (Can we date this quote by Jeremy Taylor and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      stable and resident like a rock
    • (Can we date this quote by Davenant and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      one there still resident as day and night
  4. (computing, of memory) Currently loaded into RAM; contrasted with virtual memory.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin residēns.

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NounEdit

resident m or f (plural residents)

  1. resident

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resident m (plural residenc)

  1. resident

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VerbEdit

resident

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of resideō

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin residentem, accusative singular of residēns, from the verb resideō.

AdjectiveEdit

resident m (oblique and nominative feminine singular resident or residente)

  1. resident; residing

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