All Verb Noun Adverb
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  • Info Dwell means to remain in a place, as a residence (a dwelling), or metaphorically to stay on a subject.
  • For about three months every year these two friends dwelt near each other. Cited from Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians, by Elbert Hubbard
  • During his youth his home looked more like a museum than a place to dwell.
  • They offered to guard the city if they were given a place to dwell.
  • Since then she has dwelt with us as my very dear sister. Cited from The Rover of the Andes, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The house is generally dark and is where the women and children dwell.
  • Her thoughts often dwell on her mother, whom she has not seen since pre-school.
  • Many times, he would again dream of the city and the men who dwelt within.
  • I do not care to dwell on this period of my life.
  • I have been there more than half a year, and dwelt among the citizens themselves. Cited from Aurelian, by William Ware
  • They wish to bring complete destruction to those who dwell on the surface.
  • The love which once dwells on you can never turn to another. Cited from Gryll Grange, by Thomas Love Peacock
  • It is best that he should not dwell upon the former condition. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1920, by Various
  • Fire and Water, hold him in whom dwells the god till my master comes. Cited from The Great Taboo, by Grant Allen
  • I dwell a little on this matter of appearances because so few men are really thinking animals. Cited from Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son, by George Horace Lorimer
  • He led them forth by the right way, that they might go to the city where they dwelt. Cited from A Desert Drama, by A. Conan Doyle
  • I believe in God who made of one blood all races that dwell on earth.
  • That other side of my nature, where dwells the sense of right and wrong. Cited from Heart and Soul, by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  • He did not let his mind dwell on the sacrifice which he had made. Cited from Joy in Service; etc., by American Tract Society
  • He dwelled at length on the condition of the human body before and after the fall.
  • More permanent residents began to dwell in the valley shortly after, although the area remained little developed.
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Meaning of dwell

  • verb Originate (in)
    The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country
  • verb Exist or be situated within
    Strange notions inhabited her mind