From Middle English resident, from Anglo-Norman resident, from Latin residēns, present participle of resideō (“to remain behind, reside, dwell”), from re- (“back”) + sedeō (“I sit”). Doublet of resiant.
resident (plural residents)
- A person, animal or plant living at a certain location or in a certain area.
- 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity:
- Mr. Cooke at once began a tirade against the residents of Asquith for permitting a sandy and generally disgraceful condition of the roads. So roundly did he vituperate the inn management in particular, and with such a loud flow of words, that I trembled lest he should be heard on the veranda.
- A bird which does not migrate during the course of the year.
- A physician receiving specialized medical training.
- She's a resident in neurosurgery at Mass General.
- A diplomatic representative who resides at a foreign court, usually of inferior rank to an ambassador.
- (law) A legal permanent resident, someone who maintains residency.
- (espionage) Alternative form of
- Dwelling, or having an abode, in a place for a continued length of time; residing on one's own estate.
- resident in the city or in the country
- Based in a particular place; on hand; local.
- He is our resident computer expert.
- (obsolete) Fixed; stable; certain.
- (computing, of memory) Currently loaded into RAM; contrasted with virtual memory.
- resident in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- resident in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
- resident at OneLook Dictionary Search
- (Balearic) IPA(key): /rə.ziˈdent/
- (Central) IPA(key): /rə.ziˈden/
- (Valencian) IPA(key): /re.ziˈdent/
resident m or f (plural residents)
- “resident” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
- “resident” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
- “resident” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
- “resident” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.
resident m (plural residenc)
resident m (oblique and nominative feminine singular resident or residente)