- [noun] someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
Synonyms: occupant, occupier
- [noun] 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"
Synonyms: house physician, physician
- [adjective] living in a particular place; "resident aliens"
- [adjective] used of animals that do not migrate