Definition of "residents" []

  • A person who resides in a place (noun)
  • An occupant of a welfare agency home (noun)
  • (esp formerly) a representative of the British government in a British protectorate (noun)
  • (esp in the 17th century) a diplomatic representative ranking below an ambassador (noun)
  • (in India, formerly) a representative of the British governor general at the court of a native prince (noun)
  • A bird or other animal that does not migrate (noun)
  • A physician who lives in the hospital where he or she works while undergoing specialist training after completing his or her internship (noun)
  • A junior doctor, esp a house officer, who lives in the hospital in which he or she works (noun)
  • Living in a place; residing (adjective)
  • Living or staying at a place in order to discharge a duty, etc (adjective)
  • (of qualities, characteristics, etc) existing or inherent (in) (adjective)
  • (of birds and other animals) not in the habit of migrating (adjective)
  • Plural form of resident. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "residents" in a sentence
  • "Supporters say Fenty might be a victim of his success as a council member and of what they called residents 'unrealistic demands."
  • "And to say that the British welcome Mexicans to Britain, as tourists, students, short term residents, is probably one of the most inaccurate things I have ever heard."
  • "Frankly the “I want my meat dead” mentality of some of the residents is as much to blame as some the macho “grill-master” or meth-freak cooks that often inhabit kitchens in the city."
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