|1.||[ verb ] think moodily or anxiously about something|
|Related terms:||chew_over worry dwell_on|
|2.||[ verb ] originate (in)|
|Synonyms:||lie_in lie belong consist|
"The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
|Related terms:||exist pertain inhere lie|
|3.||[ verb ] (housing) make one's home or live in|
|Synonyms:||live reside populate inhabit domicile people domiciliate shack|
"There are only 250,000 people 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"
|Related terms:||be camp occupy lodge board cohabit overpopulate neighbor rusticate live_in live_out people dwelling population resident inhabitant hovel residency inhabitancy liver|
|4.||[ verb ] come back to|
"Don't dwell on the past" "She is always harping on the same old things"