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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.