Definitions for dwell

Definitions for (verb) dwell

Main entry: dwell, brood

Definition: think moodily or anxiously about something

Main entry: dwell, harp

Definition: come back to

Usage: Don't dwell on the past; She is always harping on the same old things

Main entry: dwell, live, inhabit, populate

Definition: inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of

Usage: People lived in Africa millions of years ago; The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted; this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean; deer are populating the woods

Main entry: dwell, consist, lie, lie in

Definition: originate (in)

Usage: The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country

Main entry: dwell, inhabit

Definition: exist or be situated within

Usage: Strange notions inhabited her mind

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