[ ri-zahyd ]
/ rɪˈzaɪd /

verb (used without object), re·sid·ed, re·sid·ing.

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

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


re·sid·er, noun

Definition for reside (2 of 2)

[ verb ree-sahyd; noun ree-sahyd ]
/ verb riˈsaɪd; noun ˈriˌsaɪd /

verb (used with object), re-sid·ed, re-sid·ing.

to replace the siding on (a building).

verb (used without object), re-sid·ed, re-sid·ing.

to apply new siding, as to a house.


a piece or section of siding: to put backing material on the re-sides. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for reside

/ (rɪˈzaɪd) /

verb (intr) formal

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

Derived forms of reside

resider, noun

Word Origin for reside

C15: from Latin residēre to sit back, from re- + sedēre to sit
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