reside

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From Old French resider, from Latin residere (to remain behind, reside, dwell), from re- (back) + sedere (to sit).

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reside (third-person singular simple present resides, present participle residing, simple past and past participle resided)

  1. To dwell permanently or for a considerable time; to have a settled abode for a time; to remain for a long time.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 6, Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      The men resided in a huge bunk house, which consisted of one room only, with a shack outside where the cooking was done. In the large room were a dozen bunks ; half of them in a very dishevelled state, […]
  2. To have a seat or fixed position; to inhere; to lie or be as in attribute or element.
  3. To sink; to settle, as sediment.

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Latin[edit]

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residē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of resideō

Portuguese[edit]

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reside

  1. third-person singular present indicative of residir
  2. second-person singular imperative of residir

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reside

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of residir.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of residir.