Definitions of resident

  1. used of animals that do not migrate
  2. someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
  3. living in a particular place; " resident aliens"
  4. a physician ( especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital; " the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital"
  5. Fixed; stable; certain.
  6. One who resides or dwells in a place for some time.
  7. Dwelling, or having an abode, in a place for a continued length of time; residing on one's own estate; - opposed to nonresident; as, resident in the city or in the country.
  8. 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 Minister, 4.
  9. One who lives in a place; a government agent at a foreign court.
  10. Living in a place; as, a resident physician of a hospital.
  11. Residing or dwelling in a place for some time: residing in the place of his duties.
  12. One who resides: a public minister at a foreign court.
  13. Dwelling; abiding.
  14. One who resides.
  15. Having a residence.
  16. One who is resident; a diplomatic representative.
  17. Residential.
  18. Residentiary.
  19. Dwelling in a place for a length of time; dwelling where one's duties are.
  20. One who resides in a place for some time; a public minister at a foreign court.
  21. Dwelling or abiding in a place.
  22. One who resides or dwells in a place; an inhabitant; a public minister residing at a foreign court.

Usage examples for resident

  1. He wishes you to meet his resident partner in Rio Janeiro. – The Voice in the Fog by Harold MacGrath
  2. With Miss Slade, Appleyard, as fellow- resident in the same house, was on quite friendly terms. – The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation by J. S. Fletcher
  3. After Whitelocke returned home, the Resident of France and Woolfeldt met at his house to visit him, and staid with him three hours. – A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II. by Bulstrode Whitelocke
  4. He was still a resident of New York, and well known as a rapidly advancing member of the bar. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur
  5. I consider myself here as a traveller only, and not a resident. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  6. P. P. S. I saw a Red Coat not unknown to a certain young lady now resident at Curtain Wells. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  7. The Resident Engineer was not studying the plans. – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  8. That lady collected, at Free Town, specimens of thirty- one African tongues, from Negroes then and there resident. – The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies by Robert Gordon Latham
  9. Having received his medical education in Paris, he felt bound in gratitude to place himself under the protection of " the princes of science," resident in the brilliant capital of France. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  10. After the Netherland deputies had received their final dismissal from the King, they sent Calvart, who had been secretary to their embassy, on a secret mission to Henry of Navarre, then resident at Chartres. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  11. 30.- After our little meeting this morning with the few friends resident here, and some others, we went to the Protestant Chapel, in the Rue Taitbout, to hear the children examined in the Scriptures. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  12. Jacob did not pretend not to know him, as it would have been useless; and Southwold put many questions to him as to who were resident at Arnwood. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  13. It would be better for all Americans, before entering London society, to learn the etiquette of these things from some resident. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  14. " Yes," said the Resident, quietly. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  15. I have long been accustomed, in the case of children whose parents were resident in India, to instruct those who have charge of them to send every three months a statement of the height and weight of the children, as the best evidence of their state of health. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.
  16. He believed that he was in honour bound by the promise, given to the Ameer at the Umballa Conference, not to impose a British Resident on him against his will. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  17. Very rarely a winter resident at the north. – Bird-Neighbors by Blanchan, Neltje
  18. But she had not seen him since, or heard a word of his whereabouts, although, as she so well remembered, she had given him an address at her Aunt Emmeline's,- not knowing then that it would be her fate to become a resident in her Aunt Emmeline's house. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  19. I would advise you to accept the offer of your resident buyer. – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  20. Urbano was at this time resident in Rome, and behaving himself so badly, in Sebastiano's opinion, that he feels bound to make a severe report. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds