American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A place to live in; an abode.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Delay.
- n. Continuance; stay; sojourn.
- n. Habitation; residence; abode; lodgment.
- n. A place of residence or abode; an abiding-place; specifically, a house for residence; a dwelling-house.
- n. A habitation; a place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile.
- v. present participle of dwell.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Habitation; place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile.
- n. housing that someone is living in
“Joyce isn't interested in dwelling on statistics such as those.”
“Census questions include: how many people live at the address; whether the dwelling is owned or rented; a phone number; and, for each household member, a name, sex, age, date of birth, race and indication of Hispanic origin.”
“The once concrete dwelling is also now cooled by this greenery and shaded year round.”
“It covers and unifies a number of functions; garages and storeroom of bicycles, access terrace with a storm lobby, main dwelling space, living terrace and the fencing.”
“I feel exquisite pleasure in dwelling on the recollections of childhood, before misfortune had tainted my mind, and changed its bright visions of extensive usefulness into gloomy and narrow reflections upon self.”
“I feel pleasure in dwelling on the recollections of childhood, before misfortune had tainted my mind, and changed its bright visions of extensive usefulness into gloomy and narrow reflections upon self.”
“There was an unfairness about it that perplexed Frederick, until he found solace in dwelling upon the failure Tom had made of life.”
“Enter, holy pilgrims, receive this corner, for though this dwelling is poor,”
“The dwelling is in the design development stage right now.”
“With its exuberant primary colors and its intimate scale, this small, inexpensively built, light-filled, semi-detached De Stijl dwelling is the antithesis of the severe work of Le Corbusier and the Bauhaus that came to define European modernism.”
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