As a noun residence
is the place where one lives.
As a verb domiciliate is
to establish a permanent residence.
The place where one lives.
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
- Johnson took up his residence in London.
The place where anything rests permanently.
- The confessor had often made considerable residences in Normandy.
subsidence, as of a sediment
- 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.
That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum.
- (Francis Bacon)
- (Jeremy Taylor)
To establish a permanent residence.
To establish a permanent residence for (someone).
(figuratively) To settle (oneself) into a mode of thinking or the like.
* The figurative sense is most often used with (himself) or a similar pronoun as its object.