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RESIDENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does resident mean? 

RESIDENT (noun)
  The noun RESIDENT has 2 senses:

1. someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
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

  Familiarity information: RESIDENT used as a noun is rare.


RESIDENT (adjective)
  The adjective RESIDENT has 2 senses:

1. living in a particular place
2. used of animals that do not migrate

  Familiarity information: RESIDENT used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RESIDENT (noun)


Sense 1resident [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

occupant; occupier; resident

Hypernyms ("resident" is a kind of...):

denizen; dweller; habitant; indweller; inhabitant (a person who inhabits a particular place)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "resident"):

Latin American; Latino (a resident of Latin America)

tenant (any occupant who dwells in a place)

suburbanite (a resident of a suburb)

stater (a resident of a particular state or group of states)

sojourner (a temporary resident)

owner-occupier (a occupant who owns the home that he/she lives in)

outlier (a person who lives away from his place of work)

metropolitan (a person who lives in a metropolis)

inmate (one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital))

housemate (someone who resides in the same house with you)

dalesman (a person who lives in the dales of northern England)

colonial (a resident of a colony)

coaster (a resident of a coastal area)

Alexandrian (a resident or native of Alexandria (especially Alexandria in Egypt))

towner; townsman (a resident of a town or city)

Antonym:

nonresident (someone who does not live in a particular place)


Sense 2resident [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

house physician; resident physician; resident

Context example:

the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

Hypernyms ("resident" is a kind of...):

doc; doctor; Dr.; MD; medico; physician (a licensed medical practitioner)


RESIDENT (adjective)


Sense 1resident [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Living in a particular place

Context example:

resident aliens

Antonym:

nonresident (not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents)


Sense 2resident [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Used of animals that do not migrate

Synonyms:

nonmigratory; resident


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