HyperDic: dwell

English > 5 senses of the word dwell:
VERBcognitiondwell, broodthink moodily or anxiously about something
stativedwell, consist, lie, lie inoriginate (in)
stativedwell, populate, live, inhabitinhabit or live in
stativedwell, inhabitexist or be situated within
communicationdwell, harpcome back to
dwell > pronunciation
RhymesAix-la-Chapelle ... zinfandel / Zinfandel: 95 rhymes with ehl...
English > dwell: 5 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningThink moodily or anxiously about something.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Broaderworry, careBe concerned with
See alsodwell ondelay
Spanishapurarse, asurarse, inquietarse
Catalanafligir-se, amoïnar-se, apurar-se, inquietar-se, sortir de polleguera
English > dwell: 5 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningoriginate (in).
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
Synonymsconsist, lie, lie in
Broaderexist, beHave an existence, be extant
Spanishconsistir, habitar, morar, residir, yacer
Catalanhabitar, residir
English > dwell: 5 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningInhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"
Synonymspopulate, live, inhabit
Narrowerboard, roomLive and take one's meals at or in
camp, encamp, camp out, bivouac, tentLive in or as if in a tent
cohabit, live together, shack upShare living quarters
lodgeBe a lodger
neighbor, neighbourLive or be located as a neighbor
nestInhabit a nest, usually after building
occupy, reside, lodge inLive (in a certain place)
overpopulateCause to have too great a population
peopleFurnish with people
reside, shack, domicile, domiciliatemake one's home / home in a particular place or community
tenantOccupy as a tenant / tenant
BroaderbeOccupy a certain position or area
Spanishhabitar, morar, ocupar, poblar, residir, vivir
Catalanhabitar, morar, ocupar, poblar, residir, viure
Nounsdwellera person who inhabits a particular place
dwellinghousing that someone is living in
English > dwell: 5 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningExist or be situated within.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broaderexist, beHave an existence, be extant
English > dwell: 5 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningcome back to.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"Don't dwell on the past"
Broaderrepeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retellTo say, state, or perform again
Spanishseguir en

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