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reside

[ri-zahyd]
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verb (used without object), re·sid·ed, re·sid·ing.
  1. to dwell permanently or for a considerable time: She resides at 15 Maple Street.
  2. (of things, qualities, etc.) to abide, lie, or be present habitually; exist or be inherent (usually followed by in).
  3. to rest or be vested, as powers, rights, etc. (usually followed by in).

Origin of reside

1425–75; late Middle English residen < Middle French resider < Latin residēre, equivalent to re- re- + -sidēre, combining form of sedēre to sit1
Related formsre·sid·er, noun

Synonyms

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1. live, abide, sojourn, stay, lodge, remain.
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British Dictionary definitions for resider

reside

verb (intr) formal
  1. to live permanently or for a considerable time (in a place); have one's home (in)he now resides in London
  2. (of things, qualities, etc) to be inherently present (in); be vested (in)political power resides in military strength
Derived Formsresider, noun

Word Origin

C15: from Latin residēre to sit back, from re- + sedēre to sit
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Word Origin and History for resider

reside

v.

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.

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