2. A structure serving as a dwelling or home; especially, one of large proportion and superior quality: Ted and Irene have a summer residence in on the California beach.
3. The act or fact of residing.
4. The act of living or staying in a specified place while performing official duties, carrying on studies or research, waiting for a divorce, etc.
5. The time during which a person lives in a place: Margaret was a residence in the neighborhood for five years.
6. The location of the main offices or principal center of business activity of a commercial enterprise; especially, a large corporation; which is registered under law.
2. A large and impressive house where an important or wealthy person lives: The book publisher spent three months at his summer residence.
3. A length of time that someone has lived in a location: Randy's forty year residence in Trisha's town was highlighted by his serving as mayor for three consecutive terms.
2. Doctors who are training at hospitals to become specialists in particular fields of medicine: Lenora's cousins are both residents at the local hospital studying cardiology as their field of medical specialization.
The new medical residents were hoping to live in residence at the hospital.
Found in matrilineal societies where a nephew inherits property from his mother's brother.
The term is often used in environmental chemistry to denote the length of time an ion or compound remains in the atmosphere or surface waters.