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Overview of verb dwell

The verb dwell has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (4) brood, dwell

(think moodily or anxiously about something)

2. (3) dwell, consist, lie, lie in

(originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country")

3. (3) populate, dwell, live, inhabit

(inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods")

4. dwell, inhabit

(exist or be situated within; "Strange notions inhabited her mind")

5. harp, dwell

(come back to; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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