Residence vs. Resident

Residence vs. Resident — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Residence and Resident

Residencenoun

The place in which one lives; a dwelling.

Residentnoun

A diplomatic official residing in a foreign seat of government.

Residencenoun

The act or a period of residing in a place.

Residentnoun

A colonial official acting as adviser to the ruler of a protected state, often having quasi-gubernatorial powers.

Residencenoun

A medical residency.

Residentnoun

A member of an intelligence-gathering or nonuniformed law enforcement agency who resides and oversees operations in a certain locale

the FBI resident in St. Louis.
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Residencenoun

The official home or location of a corporation.

Residentnoun

One who lives in a dormitory.

Residencenoun

The place where one lives; one's home.

Residentnoun

A physician receiving specialized clinical training in a hospital, usually after completing an internship.

Residencenoun

A building used as a home.

Residentnoun

A nonmigratory bird or other animal.

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Residencenoun

The place where a corporation is established.

Residentadjective

Dwelling in a particular place; residing

resident aliens.

Residencenoun

The state of living in a particular place or environment.

Residentadjective

Living somewhere in connection with duty or work.

Residencenoun

Accommodation for students at a university or college.

Residentadjective

Filling a particular role in a group or organization

the museum's official resident poet.the office's resident gossipmonger.

Residencenoun

The place where anything rests permanently.

Residentadjective

Inherently present

resident anxieties.

Residencenoun

subsidence, as of a sediment

Residentadjective

Nonmigratory

resident fauna.

Residencenoun

That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum.

Residentnoun

A person, animal or plant living at a certain location or in a certain area.

Residencenoun

any address at which you dwell more than temporarily;

a person can have several residences

Residentnoun

A bird which does not migrate during the course of the year.

Residencenoun

the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president);

he refused to live in the governor's residence

Residentnoun

A graduated medical student who is receiving advanced training in a specialty.

She's a resident in neurosurgery at Mass General.

Residencenoun

the act of dwelling in a place

Residentnoun

A diplomatic representative who resides at a foreign court, usually of inferior rank to an ambassador.

Residencenoun

a large and imposing house

Residentnoun

(legal) a legal permanent resident, someone who maintains residency.

Residentadjective

Dwelling, or having an abode, in a place for a continued length of time; residing on one's own estate.

resident in the city or in the country

Residentadjective

Based in a particular place; on hand; local.

He is our resident computer expert.

Residentadjective

(obsolete) Fixed; stable; certain.

Residentadjective

Currently loaded into RAM; contrasted with virtual memory.

Residentnoun

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

Residentnoun

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;

the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

Residentadjective

living in a particular place;

resident aliens

Residentadjective

used of animals that do not migrate