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[ree-sahy-ding] /riˈsaɪ dɪŋ/
material used to replace or augment siding.
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[v. ree-sahyd; n. ree-sahyd] /v. riˈsaɪd; n. ˈriˌsaɪd/
verb (used with object), re-sided, re-siding.
to replace the siding on (a building).
verb (used without object), re-sided, re-siding.
to apply new siding, as to a house.
a piece or section of siding:
to put backing material on the re-sides.


[ri-zahyd] /rɪˈzaɪd/
verb (used without object), resided, residing.
to dwell permanently or for a considerable time:
She resides at 15 Maple Street.
(of things, qualities, etc.) to abide, lie, or be present habitually; exist or be inherent (usually followed by in).
to rest or be vested, as powers, rights, etc. (usually followed by in).
1425-75; late Middle English residen < Middle French resider < Latin residēre, equivalent to re- re- + -sidēre, combining form of sedēre to sit1
Related forms
resider, noun
1. live, abide, sojourn, stay, lodge, remain. Unabridged
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  • Millions of photoreceptor cells residing in the human retina gather light and transmit signals to the brain.
  • The tax upon the incomes of citizens residing abroad was five per cent, without the usual exemptions.
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  • The process depends on a cadre of stem cells residing in each type of tissue and specific to that type of tissue.
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  • Biotech companies, which often have nothing to sell for years, find their value residing solely in their intellectual property.
British Dictionary definitions for residing


verb (intransitive) (formal)
to live permanently or for a considerable time (in a place); have one's home (in): he now resides in London
(of things, qualities, etc) to be inherently present (in); be vested (in): political power resides in military strength
Derived Forms
resider, noun
Word Origin
C15: from Latin residēre to sit back, from re- + sedēre to sit
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Word Origin and History for residing



late 15c., "to settle," from Middle French resider (15c.) and directly from Latin residere "sit down, settle; remain behind, rest, linger; be left," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + sedere "to sit" (see sedentary). Meaning "to dwell permanently" first attested 1570s. Related: Resided; residing. Also from the French word are Dutch resideren, German residiren.

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