See also: résident
resident (plural residents)
- 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.
- A bird which does not migrate during the course of the year.
- A graduated medical student who is receiving advanced training in a specialty.
She's a resident in neurosurgery at Mass General.
- A diplomatic representative who resides at a foreign court, usually of inferior rank to an ambassador.
- (law) a legal permanent resident, someone who maintains residency.
person living at a location or an area
graduate medical student receiving medical training
- 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
- Based in a particular place; on hand; local.
- He is our resident computer expert.
- (obsolete) Fixed; stable; certain.
- Jeremy Taylor
- stable and resident like a rock
- one there still resident as day and night
- Jeremy Taylor
- (computing, of memory) Currently loaded into RAM; contrasted with virtual memory.
- resident in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- resident in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- “resident” at OneLook Dictionary Search