dwell

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdwɛl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dwɛl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dwel)


Inflections of 'dwell' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
The past form "dwelt" is mainly used in UK English. It is correct in US English, but rare. Both "dwelled" and "dwelt" are correct in UK English.
dwells
v 3rd person singular
dwelling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
dwelled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US & UK)
dwelt
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Mainly UK)
dwelled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US & UK)
dwelt
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Mainly UK)

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: have a home
Synonyms:
live , reside , inhabit , stay , lodge , room , crash , settle , domicile, rent , quarter , bunk , roost, hole up, squat , be resident, make your home, have your address, have a lease, have digs (slang), keep house, pitch a tent, abide
Sense: Verb: stay in one place
Synonyms:
stay , remain , stick around (informal), hang around (informal), continue , abide (literary), tarry, hold , stay put (informal)

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