• Dwelling, or having an abode, in a place for a continued length of time; residing on one's own estate.
  • Based in a particular place; on hand; local.
  • Fixed; stable; certain.
  • Currently loaded into RAM; contrasted with virtual memory.


  • From Middle English resident, from Anglo-Norman resident, from Latin residēns, present participle of resideō, from re- + sedeō. resiant.

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