V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. to live in a place; 2. to exist or be present or inherent in something

Synonyms: live, abide, rest, exist

Antonyms: visit, vacation

Tips: A residence is a home or the place one lives. To reside means "to live in a particular place." In this context, use reside as a more sophisticated way of saying "live in a place." Something like a decision can also be said to reside (rest) with someone.

Usage Examples:

I reside in Arizona, but I like to vacation in California. (live)

The power to change policy resides with Congress. (rests, belongs [to])

I've resided in San Francisco for most of my life. (lived, abided)

This decision resides solely with you. (rests)

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