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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Resident  \Res"i*dent\  (-dent),  a.  [F.  r['e]sident,  L.  residens, 
  -entis,  p.  pr  of  residere.  See  {Reside}.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  2.  Fixed;  stable;  certain.  [Obs.]  ``Stable  and  resident  like 
  a  rock.''  --Jer.  TAylor. 
 
  One  there  still  resident  as  day  and  night. 
  --Davenant. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Resident  \Res"i*dent\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  resides  or  dwells  in  a  place  for  some  time. 
 
  2.  A  diplomatic  representative  who  resides  at  a  foreign 
  court;  --  a  term  usualy  applied  to  ministers  of  a  rank 
  inferrior  to  that  of  ambassadors.  See  the  Note  under 
  {Minister},  4. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  resident 
  adj  1:  living  in  a  particular  place  "resident  aliens"  [ant:  {nonresident}] 
  2:  used  of  animals  that  do  not  migrate  [syn:  {nonmigratory}] 
  [ant:  {migratory}] 
  n  1:  someone  who  lives  at  a  particular  place  for  a  prolonged 
  period  or  who  was  born  there  [syn:  {occupant},  {occupier}] 
  2:  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  [syn:  {house 
  physician},  {resident  physician}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  RESIDENT,  adj  Unable  to  leave 
 
 




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