1. [ noun ] any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
Synonyms: abode

"a person can have several residences"

Related terms: address home domicile
2. [ noun ] (housing) the act of dwelling in a place
Synonyms: abidance residency
Related terms: act occupancy lodging dwell bide occupy
3. [ noun ] (housing) the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)

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

Related terms: house court Vatican parsonage White_House palace manse religious_residence Mount_Vernon deanery
4. [ noun ] (housing) a large and imposing house
Synonyms: manse mansion_house hall mansion
Related terms: house palace manor stately_home manor_hall
Similar spelling:   residency