- 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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- material used to replace or augment siding.
Origin of re-siding
Examples from the Web for residing
Yanukovych has now been confirmed to be residing in his true motherland.Will Russia Invade Crimea?
February 27, 2014
Usama is an Iraqi-American currently residing in Erbil, Iraq.Former Syrian Soldier Describes Life in the Army at the Start of War
September 4, 2013
They took the woman into custody around 3:30 p.m. “where she was residing in Seminole County,” according to the statement.George Zimmerman’s Wife Arrested for Allegedly Hiding Knowledge of Online Account
June 13, 2012
The new law also stipulates that a presidential candidate must have been residing in the DRC for the past two years.Obama, Congo Needs You Now
May 10, 2011
In 2004, the country indicted True and her longtime art collector and associate Robert Hecht, an American residing in Paris.Stolen Aphrodite Returns
Barbie Latza Nadeau
December 11, 2010
The prince was residing at his "Garten," (villa) two miles out of town.
One who serves his country by residing abroad, yet is not an ambassador.The Devil's Dictionary
And who so likely to be spies, as the Englishmen residing at Ava?Fox's Book of Martyrs
In Malden, where he was then residing, a Fremont Club was formed.Charles Carleton Coffin
William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
They were a tribe of the Kahtanite stock, residing in Yemen.A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihd'
Moulavi Gergh Ali
- 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 residing
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.