from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To establish a permanent residence.
  • v. To establish a permanent residence for (someone).
  • v. To settle (oneself) into a mode of thinking or the like.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To establish in a permanent residence; to domicile.
  • transitive v. To domesticate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To provide with or establish in a domicile; fix in a place of residence.
  • To render domestic; tame.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make one's home in a particular place or community
  • v. provide housing for


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  • In sooth, the year in question had been very propitious to the immigrants; who, flocking in from eastern settlements in goodly numbers, were allowed to domiciliate themselves in their new homes, with but few exceptions, entirely unmolested by the savage foe.

    Ella Barnwell A Historical Romance of Border Life

  • Until their return to domiciliate themselves under my roof, I never heard a complaint of my house, which was situated at Brompton.

    Olla Podrida

  • To the Romantic sensibility such a [dualist] universe could not be endured, and the central enterprise common to many post-Kantian German philosophers and poets, as well as to Coleridge and Wordsworth, was to join together the ‘subject 'and ‘object' that modern intellection had put asunder, and thus to revivify a dead nature, restore its concreteness, significance, and human values, and re-domiciliate man in a world which had become alien to him.

    Byron and Romantic Occidentalism


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