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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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