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  Definition of dwell
  1. think moodily or anxiously about something
  2. come back to; "Don''t dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
  3. make one''s home or live in; "She resides officially in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated"
  4. originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
Similar Words: brood, harp, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate, consist, lie, belong, lie in

 

See Also: dwell on, linger over, live in, sleep in, live out, sleep out

 

Hyponyms: neighbor, neighbour, rusticate, occupy, reside, lodge in, overpopulate, cohabit, shack up, lodge, camp, encamp, camp out, bivouac, tent, board, room, inhere, pertain, appertain

 

Derivational Morphology: population, multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, people, citizenry, inhabitancy, inhabitation, habitation, inhabitant, dweller, denizen, indweller, liver, resident, occupant, occupier, residency, residence, abidance, hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shanty, dwelling, home, domicile, abode, dwelling house, lie

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: rondhangen   Finnish: asua  
French: résider   German: leben  
Indonesian: tinggal   Italian: abitare  
Japanese: 住む   Spanish: Habitar, morar  
Swedish: bo   Yiddish: וווינען  
 
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