v. i.1.To delay; to linger.
2.To abide; to remain; to continue.
I 'll rather dwell in my necessity.
- Shak.
Thy soul was like a star and dwelt apart.
- Wordsworth.
3.To abide as a permanent resident, or for a time; to live in a place; to reside.
The parish in which I was born, dwell, and have possessions.
- Peacham.
To dwell in
to abide in (a place); hence, to depend on.
To dwell on
to continue long on or in; to remain absorbed with; to stick to; to make much of; as, to dwell upon a subject; a singer dwells on a note.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To inhabit.
Verb1.dwell - think moodily or anxiously about something
Synonyms: brood
2.dwell - originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
Synonyms: consist, lie in, belong, lie
3.dwell - make one's home or live in; "She resides officially in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated"
4.dwell - come back to; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
Synonyms: harp
berth, bide, bunk, carry on, cohabit, continue, continue to be, defeat time, defy time, dig, domicile, domiciliate, doss down, emphasize, endure, exist, extend, focus on, go on, hang out, harp on, hold, hold on, hold out, inhere, keep, keep on, labor, last, last long, last out, lie, live on, live through, lodge, maintain, nest, occupy, perch, perdure, perennate, persist, persist in, prevail, remain, reside, rest, room, run, run on, squat, stand, stay, stay on, stress, subsist, survive, sustain, tarry, tenant, tide over, wear, wear well
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