(noun, verb)


1. housing that someone is living in

- he built a modest dwelling near the pond

Similar word(s): abode, domicile, habitation, home

Definition categories: man–made, housing, lodging

Sentences with dwelling as a noun:

- The old house served as a dwelling for Albert.

- Philip's dwelling fronted on the street. - Alfred Tennyson


1. present participle of dwell

- I was dwelling in the cave.