|a.||1.||Dwelling, or having an abode, in a place for a continued length of time; residing on one's own estate; - opposed to |
|2.||Fixed; stable; certain.|
|n.||1.||One who resides or dwells in a place for some time.|
|2.||A diplomatic representative who resides at a foreign court; - a term usualy applied to ministers of a rank inferior to that of ambassadors. See the Note under Minister, 4.|
|Noun||1.||resident - someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there|
|2.||resident - 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"|
|Adj.||1.||resident - living in a particular place; "resident aliens"|
nonresident - not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents; "nonresident students who commute to classes"; "nonresident real estate"
|2.||resident - used of animals that do not migrate|
RESIDENT, international law. A minister, according to diplomatic language,
of a third order, less in dignity than an ambassador, or an envoy. This term
formerly related only to the continuance of the minister's stay, but now it
is confined to ministers of this class.
2. The resident does not represent the prince's person in his dignity, but only his affairs. His representation is in reality of the same nature as that of the envoy; hence he is often termed, as well as the envoy, a minister of the second order, thus distinguishing only two classes of public ministers, the former consisting of ambassadors who are invested with the representative character in preeminence, the latter comprising all other ministers, who do not possess that exalted character. This is the most necessary distinction, and indeed the only essential one. Vattel liv. 4, c. 6, 73.
RESIDENT, persons. A person coming into a place with intention to establish his domicil or permanent residence, and who in consequence actually remains there. Time is not so essential as the intent, executed by making or beginning an actual establishment, though it be abandoned in a longer, or shorter period. See 6 Hall's Law Journ. 68; 3 Hagg. Eccl. R. 373; 20 John. 211 2 Pet. Ad. R. 450; 2 Scamm. R. 377.Doctor of Medicine, GP, MD, abiding, addressee, allopath, allopathist, ambassador, ambassadress, apostolic delegate, artist-in-residence, attache, attending physician, benefice-holder, beneficiary, career diplomat, chancellor, charge, citizen, commercial attache, commorant, consul, consul general, consular agent, coroner, country doctor, croaker, deep-seated, denizen, diplomat, diplomatic, diplomatic agent, diplomatist, district, doc, doctor, dweller, dwelling, emissary, envoy, envoy extraordinary, esoteric, family doctor, foreign service officer, general practitioner, habitant, hirer, homesteader, house detective, house physician, householder, immanent, implanted, implicit, in residence, inalienable, incumbent, indwelling, infixed, ingrained, inhabitant, inhabiter, inherent, inmate, inner, inpatient, intern, internal, internuncio, intrinsic, inward, inwrought, irreducible, leaseholder, leech, legate, lessee, live-in maid, liver, living, living in, local, locum tenens, lodger, lodging, medical attendant, medical examiner, medical man, medical practitioner, medico, military attache, minister, minister plenipotentiary, minister resident, nuncio, occupant, occupier, paying guest, physician, physician in ordinary, plenipotentiary, private, regional, remaining, renter, residencer, resident physician, residentiary, resider, residing, roomer, sawbones, secret, secretary of legation, sojourner, squatter, staying, subjective, sublessee, subtenant, tenant, tenant at sufferance, tenant for life, unalienable, unchallengeable, underlessee, unquestionable, vice-consul, vice-legate