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Synonyms for residence
ˈrɛz ɪ dənsres·i·dence

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. residence

    Abode, dwelling, and habitation are used with little difference of meaning to denote the place where one habitually lives; abode and habitation belong to the poetic or elevated style. Even dwelling is not used in familiar speech; a person says "my house," "my home," or more formally "my residence." Home, from the Anglo-Saxon, denoting originally a dwelling, came to mean an endeared dwelling as the scene of domestic love and happy and cherished family life, a sense to which there is an increasing tendency to restrict the word — desirably so, since we have other words to denote the mere dwelling-place; we say "The wretched tenement could not be called home," or "The humble cabin was dear to him as the home of his childhood."

    Home's not merely four square walls,
    Tho with pictures hung and gilded;
    Home is where affection calls —
    Where its shrine the heart has builded.

    Thus the word comes to signify any place of rest and peace, and especially heaven, as the soul's peaceful and eternal dwelling-place.

    abode, domicil, dwelling, fireside, habitation, hearth, hearthstone, home, house, ingleside

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. residence

    stay, sojourn, occupation, abode, pernoctation, dwelling, location

    migration, travel, locomotion, absenteeism, nonresidence, alibi

Princeton's WordNet

  1. residence, abodenoun

    any address at which you dwell more than temporarily

    "a person can have several residences"

    abidance, dwelling, home, domicile, habitation, residency, hall, mansion, manse, mansion house, abode, dwelling house

  2. residencenoun

    the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)

    "he refused to live in the governor's residence"

    abode, residency, mansion house, hall, manse, abidance, mansion

  3. residency, residence, abidancenoun

    the act of dwelling in a place

    abidance, conformity, residency, hall, mansion, conformation, manse, mansion house, abode, compliance

  4. mansion, mansion house, manse, hall, residencenoun

    a large and imposing house

    sign, entrance hall, antechamber, residency, mansion, dorm, planetary house, abidance, hall, manor hall, student residence, sign of the zodiac, hallway, mansion house, star sign, anteroom, foyer, manse, residence hall, lobby, dormitory, house, abode, vestibule

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. residencenoun

    habitancy, inhabitancy, legal settlement

  2. residencenoun

    habitation, dwelling, domicile, abode, mansion, house, place of abode, place of residence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. residencenoun

    dwelling, domiciliation, abode, habitancy, habitation, domicile, home

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  1. The OIG:

    Our analysis noted that the former Region 9 Administrator traveled to the OC/LA area almost every weekend, most of the time, his flight departed from Oakland International Airport (OAK) to John Wayne Airport (JWA), located approximately 11 miles from his Aliso Viejo residence.

  2. Fred Waller:

    Then a vehicle was driving down South May Street. One of the people also who left the residence fired upon this vehicle, so we had three different scenes, all within a close proximity.

  3. Clackamas County Sheriff -RRB-:

    Ive been told that there were numerous weapons, swords, things of that nature in the residence, the investigators are trying to determine what exactly was used to kill each person.

  4. Stephanie Grisham:

    Essentially, our core group of residence staff would still report to work to ensure that basic services are still provided to the first family.

  5. Matthew Blischak:

    The real question to me is, all these people bailing out of New York. Are they are going to be here a year or two? Or are they going to make this their residence? will they say, 'I'm happy here. Let's stay here, and commute a couple days a week.' I think that's what is going to happen. I think the suburbs are going to come back strong.

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