Reside
Reside Re*side" (r?-z?d"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Resided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Residing}.] [F. r['e]sider, L. residere; pref. re- re- + sedere to sit. See {Sit}. ] 1. To dwell permanently or for a considerable time; to have a settled abode for a time; to abide continuosly; to have one's domicile of home; to remain for a long time. [1913 Webster]

At the moated grange, resides this dejected Mariana. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

In no fixed place the happy souls reside. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To have a seat or fixed position; to inhere; to lie or be as in attribute or element. [1913 Webster]

In such like acts, the duty and virtue of contentedness doth especially reside. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

3. To sink; to settle, as sediment. [Obs.] --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To dwell; inhabit; sojourn; abide; remain; live; domiciliate; domicile. [1913 Webster]


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  • reside — mid 15c., to settle, from O.Fr. resider, from L. residere to remain behind, rest, from re back, again + sedere to sit (see SEDENTARY (Cf. sedentary)). Meaning to dwell permanently first attested 1570s …   Etymology dictionary

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  • reside — re|side [rıˈzaıd] v [I always + adverb/preposition] [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: résider, from Latin residere to sit back, remain, stay , from sedere to sit ] formal to live in a particular place ▪ He spent most of his time in Rutherglen,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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