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Noun dwelling has 1 sense
  1. dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
    --1 is a kind of housing, lodging, living accommodations
    --1 has parts:
     bathroom, bath; bedroom, sleeping room, chamber, bedchamber; den; dining room, dining-room; dressing room; family room; kitchen; living room, living-room, sitting room, front room, parlor, parlour
    --1 has particulars:
     cliff dwelling; condominium, condo; fixer-upper; hearth, fireside; hermitage; homestead; house; lake dwelling, pile dwelling; lodge, indian lodge; messuage; semi-detached house; vacation home; yurt
    Derived form: verb dwell3
Verb dwell has 4 senses
  1. brood, dwell - think moodily or anxiously about something
    --1 is one way to worry, care
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. dwell, consist, lie, belong, lie in - originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
    --2 is one way to exist, be
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  3. dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate - 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"
    --3 is one way to be
    Derived forms: noun dweller1, noun dwelling1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. harp, dwell - come back to; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
    --4 is one way to repeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retell
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
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