resident has definitions from the fields of medicine,work
1
[ noun ] someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there

Synonyms

occupant occupier

Used in print

("Editorials"...)

Nearly 18 per_cent of West_Berlin 's 2200000 residents are sixty-five or older , only 12.8 per_cent are under fifteen .

(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)

Raymond_Vernon reports that residents of East_St._Louis have been driving across the Mississippi , through the heart of downtown St._Louis and out to the western suburbs for major shopping , simply because parking is easier at the big branches than it is in the heart of town .

2
[ adjective ] living in a particular place

Examples

"resident aliens"

Used in print

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

And social_relations arising out of business ties impose courtesy , if not sympathy , toward resident and visiting Northerners .

Related terms

nonresident

3
[ adjective ] used of animals that do not migrate

Synonyms

nonmigratory

Used in print

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

The site may be on one of the major flyways of migratory birds or have its own resident bird life .

Related terms

migratory

4
[ noun ] (medicine,work) 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

Examples

"the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital"

Related terms

doctor

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