Webster 1913 Edition
-entis, p. pr. of
Dwelling, or having an abode, in a place for a continued length of time; residing on one’s own estate; – opposed to
residentin the city or in the country
Fixed; stable; certain.
[Obs.]“Stable and resident like a rock.”
One there still
residentas day and night.
One who resides or dwells in a place for some time.
A diplomatic representative who resides at a foreign court; – a term usualy applied to ministers of a rank inferior to that of ambassadors. See the Note under
Webster 1828 Edition
Dwelling or having an abode in a place for a continuance of time, but not definite; as a minister resident at the court of St. James. A B is now resident in South America.
1.One who resides or dwells in a place for some time. A B is now a resident in London.
2.A public minister who resides at a foreign court. It is usually applied to ministers of a rank inferior to that of embassadors.
See also: résident
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.
- The tiger lily is a resident of Asia.
- A bird which does not migrate during the course of the year.
- A graduated medical student who is receiving advanced training in a specialty.
- 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.
person living at a location or an area
graduate medical student receiving medical training
resident (comparative more resident, superlative most resident)
- 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.
- Jeremy Taylor
- stable and resident like a rock
- one there still resident as day and night
- Jeremy Taylor
- (computing, of memory) Currently loaded into RAM; contrasted with virtual memory.
- third-person plural present active indicative of resideō
Borrowing from Latin residentem, accusative singular of residēns, from the verb resideō.
resident m (oblique and nominative feminine singular resident or residente)
- resident on the Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub