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  Words related to dwell

Related / Similar Words: brood, harp, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate, consist, lie, belong, lie in

 

Definition:
  • think moodily or anxiously about something;
  • come back to; "Don''t dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things";
  • 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";
  • originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country";

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    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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