Re·side v. i. [imp. & p. p. Resided; p. pr. & vb. n. Residing.]
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.
At the moated grange, resides this dejected Mariana. --Shak.
In no fixed place the happy souls reside. --Dryden.
2. To have a seat or fixed position; to inhere; to lie or be as in attribute or element.
In such like acts, the duty and virtue of contentedness doth especially reside. --Barrow.
3. To sink; to settle, as sediment. [Obs.]
Syn: -- To dwell; inhabit; sojourn; abide; remain; live; domiciliate; domicile.
v 1: make one's home or live in; "She resides officially in
Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These
people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted";
"The plains are sparsely populated" [syn: dwell, shack,
live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate]
2: live (in a certain place) [syn: occupy, lodge in]
3: be inherent or innate in; [syn: rest, repose]