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Dwell

Pronunciation of Dwell
/dwˈɛl/, /dwˈɛl/, /d_w_ˈɛ_l/

Antonyms for dwell:

depart, walk out, take off.

Synonyms for dwell:

Sense 3 (noun)

repose, inhere.

Sense 4 (noun)

cark, fret, mope.

dwell (noun)

harp, populate, live, inhabit, domiciliate, people, worry, lie, shack, belong, brood, reside, domicile, consist.

inhabit (verb)

live at, populate.

live (verb)

exist, continue, survive, persist, reside, abide, live, endure.

live in (verb)

quarter, inhabit, nest, rest, locate, reside, stay, stop, roost, tarry, sojourn, remain, lodge, bide, squat, settle, continue, exist, occupy, abide.

locate (verb)

situate.

occupy (verb)

colonize, inhabit, occupy, billet, squat, house, quarter, lodge, roost, stay.

Sense 1

inhere.

Sense 2

cark, locate, mope.

Sense 4

repose.

Sense 5

settle, fret.

bide

stick around.

camp out

camp.

lie-in

lie in.

Usage examples for dwell:

  • True, they do not dwell in houses and pictures like the gods of the Egyptians, for the whole creation is their dwelling. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  • There is, therefore, no need to dwell on them. - "A Short History of French Literature", George Saintsbury.
  • " Here dwell our old people," whispered Deodatus. - "Timar's Two Worlds", Mór Jókai.

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