Cabin vs Residence - What's the difference?

cabin | residence |


As nouns the difference between cabin and residence

is that cabin is (lb) a small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it while residence is residence (place where one resides).

As a verb cabin

is to place in a cabin.

cabin

English

(wikipedia cabin)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (lb) A small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it.
  • :
  • *1994 , Michael Grumley, "Life Drawing" in Violet Quill
  • *:And that was how long we stayed in the cabin , pressed together, pulling the future out of each other, sweating and groaning and making sure each of us remembered.
  • (lb) A chalet or lodge, especially one that can hold large groups of people.
  • A compartment on land, usually comprised of logs.
  • A private room on a ship.
  • :
  • *
  • *:There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. Mail bags, so I understand, are being put on board. Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors. Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place.
  • The interior of a boat, enclosed to create a small room, particularly for sleeping.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=10 , passage=Mr. Cooke had had a sloop?yacht built at Far Harbor, the completion of which had been delayed, and which was but just delivered. […] The Maria had a cabin , which was finished in hard wood and yellow plush, and accommodations for keeping things cold.}}
  • The passenger area of an airplane.
  • The section of a passenger plane having the same class of service.
  • A signal box.
  • A small room; an enclosed place.
  • *(Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
  • *:So long in secret cabin there he held her captive.
  • Synonyms

    * cell * chamber * hut * pod * shack * shed

    Antonyms

    * hall * palace * villa

    See also

    * cabana

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To place in a cabin.
  • (obsolete) To live in, or as if in, a cabin; to lodge.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I'll make you cabin in a cave.

    residence

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The place where one lives.
  • * Macaulay
  • Johnson took up his residence in London.
  • A building used as a home.
  • The place where a corporation is established.
  • The state of living in a particular place or environment.
  • * Sir M. Hale
  • The confessor had often made considerable residences in Normandy.
  • The place where anything rests permanently.
  • * Milton
  • But when a king sets himself to bandy against the highest court and residence of all his regal power, he then fights against his own majesty and kingship.
  • subsidence, as of a sediment
  • (Francis Bacon)
  • That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum.
  • (Jeremy Taylor)