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1. residence

noun. ['ˈrɛzɪdəns'] any address at which you dwell more than temporarily.

Synonyms

  • abode
  • home
  • place
  • legal residence
  • domicile

Antonyms

  • skew
  • tactlessness
  • foreign
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • residentia (Latin)
  • residens (Latin)

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How do you spell residence? Is it residance ?

A common misspelling of residence is residance

Example sentences of the word residence


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some states offer property tax discounts to homeowners who own a house for use as their primary residence.

Quotes containing the word residence


1. You may tell a tale that takes up residence in someone's soul, becomes their blood and self and purpose. That tale will move them and drive them and who knows that they might do because of it, because of your words. That is your role, your gift.
- Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus

2. Mrs. Landingham, does the President have free time this morning?""The President has nothing but free time, Toby. Right now he's in the residence eating Cheerios and enjoying Regis and Kathie Lee. Should I get him for you?""Sarcasm's a disturbing thing coming from a woman of your age, Mrs. Landingham.""What age would that be, Toby?""Late twenties?""Atta boy.
- Aaron Sorkin

3. Some people have just rented your body to live in it for sometime and depart. Others consider you as a permanent residence to dwell in forever. Which ever, you must remember to accommodate all those who want to be accommodated. Be each other's keeper
- Israelmore Ayivor

2. funeral-residence

noun. a mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects.

Synonyms

  • mortuary
  • funeral home
  • funeral parlor
  • funeral chapel
  • funeral parlour
  • dead room
  • morgue

3. residence

noun. ['ˈrɛzɪdəns'] the act of dwelling in a place.

Synonyms

  • lodging
  • human action
  • tenancy
  • act
  • occupancy
  • deed
  • abidance
  • residency

Antonyms

  • activity
  • inactivity
  • looseness
  • behave

Etymology

  • residentia (Latin)
  • residens (Latin)

4. residence

noun. ['ˈrɛzɪdəns'] the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president).

Synonyms

  • rectory
  • house
  • parsonage
  • cloister
  • deanery
  • manse
  • religious residence
  • vicarage
  • palace

Antonyms

  • noncompliance
  • nonobservance
  • discontinuance
  • discontinuation

Etymology

  • residentia (Latin)
  • residens (Latin)

5. residence

noun. ['ˈrɛzɪdəns'] a large and imposing house.

Synonyms

  • stately home
  • manor house
  • manor hall
  • mansion house
  • manse
  • mansion
  • manor
  • hall
  • palace
  • castle

Antonyms

  • overact
  • underact
  • fail
  • competition

Etymology

  • residentia (Latin)
  • residens (Latin)
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