resident

A resident is someone who lives somewhere particular, or a doctor-in-training who takes care of the patients at a hospital under the supervision of other doctors.

You are a resident of wherever you live — your house, town, planet. (Let's assume we're all residents of Earth.) It's where you were born or where you've lived for awhile. Doctors who have their medical licenses but need more training become residents of hospitals. Animals that don't migrate are residents, too. Although it's usually a noun, it can be an adjective, like in the horror movie no one wants to live in, "Resident Evil."

Primary Meanings of resident

1.
nadj
someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
living in a particular place
2.
n
a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital
Full Definitions of resident
1

n someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there

Synonyms:
occupant, occupier
Antonyms:
nonresident
someone who does not live in a particular place
Types:
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Alexandrian
a resident or native of Alexandria (especially Alexandria in Egypt)
coaster
a resident of a coastal area
colonial
a resident of a colony
dalesman
a person who lives in the dales of northern England
housemate
someone who resides in the same house with you
inmate
one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital)
metropolitan
a person who lives in a metropolis
outlier
a person who lives away from his place of work
owner-occupier
an occupant who owns the home that he/she lives in
sojourner
a temporary resident
stater
a resident of a particular state or group of states
suburbanite
a resident of a suburb
tenant
any occupant who dwells in a place
towner, townsman
a resident of a town or city
townee
townsman unacquainted with country life especially a slick and flashy male city dweller
townie, towny
resident of a college town not affiliated with the college
Type of:
denizen, dweller, habitant, indweller, inhabitant
a person who inhabits a particular place

adj living in a particular place

resident aliens”
Antonyms:
nonresident
not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents

adj used of animals that do not migrate

Synonyms:
nonmigratory
Antonyms:
migratory
used of animals that move seasonally
2

n a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital

“the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital”
Synonyms:
house physician, resident physician
Type of:
Dr., MD, doc, doctor, medico, physician
a licensed medical practitioner

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