|1.||[ noun ] any address at which you dwell more than temporarily|
"a person can have several residences"
|Related terms:||address home domicile|
|2.||[ noun ] (housing) the act of dwelling in a place|
|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|