What is another word for residents?

48 synonyms found


[ ɹˈɛzɪdənts], [ ɹˈɛzɪdənts], [ ɹ_ˈɛ_z_ɪ_d_ə_n_t_s]

The word residents refers to individuals who live in a particular place or area. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of this word, including inhabitants, occupants, locals, denizens, citizens, and dwellers. Inhabitants and occupants emphasize the fact that these individuals are living in a particular space, while locals and denizens suggest a sense of belonging and familiarity with the area. Citizens, on the other hand, often connotes a legal status in addition to living in a particular place. Dwellers is a more informal term that can be used in a similar way to residents, but may also suggest a more permanent or long-term residency.

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Usage examples for Residents

residents are very careful about expressing any opinion regarding the official acts of the Government.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
He has still, however, a handsome subsistence remaining, and lives with Lady Dorothea, notable and somewhat distinguished residents of a city on the Continent.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
I have talked with a number of residents around the neighborhood of Mt.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

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