- to replace the siding on (a building).
- to apply new siding, as to a house.
- a piece or section of siding: to put backing material on the re-sides.
- to dwell permanently or for a considerable time: She resides at 15 Maple Street.
- (of things, qualities, etc.) to abide, lie, or be present habitually; exist or be inherent (usually followed by in).
- to rest or be vested, as powers, rights, etc. (usually followed by in).
Origin of reside
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Examples from the Web for resided
A two-time Obama voter, Frank lives in a section of Haddam where blacks once resided and wishes he had one black friend.Richard Ford’s Artful Survivalist Guide: The Return of Frank Bascombe
November 4, 2014
Shazo, as he is known, is said to have resided for a time in the United States before being deported back to Trinidad.ISIS Has a Bigger Coalition Than We Do
October 15, 2014
Sanderson resided on death row for a decade before becoming one of 42 men McCollum would watch being marched out for execution.How the North Carolina GOP Made a Wrongfully Convicted Man a Death Row Scapegoat
September 4, 2014
I was sure that in New York there resided the smartest people in the world, and I suppose I was half-right about that.How I Write: Scott Spencer
March 13, 2014
He resided in Santa Barbara, Calif., with his golden retriever dogs and surfed in his spare time.Actor Paul Walker, Star of ‘The Fast and the Furious’ Films, Dies In Car Crash
December 1, 2013
Thence they entered the inner Ceramicus, where Aspasia resided.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
At the mouth of the lane in which Gawtrey resided there stood four men.Night and Morning, Complete
He has also been part owner of several other vessels since he has resided here.Cleveland Past and Present
We had resided at Monmouth about a month, when I was invited to a ball.Beaux and Belles of England
A catalogue of engravers who have been born, or resided in England.Why Bewick Succeeded
- to live permanently or for a considerable time (in a place); have one's home (in)he now resides in London
- (of things, qualities, etc) to be inherently present (in); be vested (in)political power resides in military strength
Word Origin and History for resided
late 15c., "to settle," from Middle French resider (15c.) and directly from Latin residere "sit down, settle; remain behind, rest, linger; be left," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + sedere "to sit" (see sedentary). Meaning "to dwell permanently" first attested 1570s. Related: Resided; residing. Also from the French word are Dutch resideren, German residiren.