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To live, stay or work in a particular place - thesaurus

Synonyms

couch surfing

noun

the activity of travelling around and staying without paying in the homes of people you have met through the Internet

sleep over

to sleep at someone else’s house for one night

stay the night/stay overnight

to remain in a place as a guest or visitor for one night

live

verb

to have your home in a particular place

arrive

verb

to come to a place in order to live there permanently

settle down

to begin to live a quieter life by getting married or staying permanently in a place

come from

to have your home in a particular place

inhabit

verb

to live in a particular place

settle

verb

to go and live permanently in a particular place

reside

verb

formal to live in a particular place

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abide

verb

an old word meaning ‘to stay or live somewhere’

back

adverb

used for talking about a place where you live or work or used to live or work when you are in a different place

be domiciled in

formal to be living in a particular place

bide

verb

an old word meaning ‘to stay in a place

board

verb

to live at another person’s house in a room that you pay for

board

verb

to live at school with other students during the part of the year that you go to lessons

board out

to arrange for a person or animal to stay with someone who is paid to look after them for a period of time

camp

verb

to stay outside a place until you get what you want

camp out

to stay in a place without the furniture and equipment that you normally have

down/up/over etc someone’s way

in the area where someone lives, works etc

dwell

verb

literary to live somewhere

house-sit

verb

to live in someone’s house in order to look after it while they are away

in residence

formal living somewhere

late of

if someone is late of a place or organization, they recently lived or worked there but do not live or work there now

live in

to live at the place where you work or study

live out

to not live at the place where you work or study

lodge

verb

to live somewhere temporarily, usually paying rent to live in someone else’s house, or to provide someone with a place to live

move in

to start living in a different house or flat

move in

to start living in the same place as someone else

occupy

verb

if someone occupies a room, building, area of land, seat, bed, or other place during a period of time, they use it

outstay/overstay your welcome

to stay at a place for longer than people want

overnight

verb

to stay somewhere for the night

overstay

verb

to stay in a place longer than you should

overwinter

verb

to spend the winter somewhere

people

verb

to be the people who exist in a place, situation, or period of time

populate

verb

if a group of people or animals populate an area, they live there

put down roots

to become a part of the community where you live by making friends and taking part in local activities

put up

old-fashioned to stay for a short time in a place that is not your home

rattle around

to live or work in a place in which you have a lot more space than you need

resident

adjective

formal living in a particular place

residential

adjective

involving living at the place where you are working, studying, or being looked after

settle

verb

to go to live in a place that does not have many people, and start to make it into a community

set up camp

to put your possessions or equipment in a particular place so that you can live, work, or spend a lot of time there

set up house/home

to begin living in a particular place or with a particular person

set up/pitch camp

to stay outside somewhere and refuse to leave

shack up

to live or stay in a place for a short time

squat

verb

to live in a place without permission and without paying the owner

stay

noun

a limited period of time that you live somewhere

stay

verb

to live or remain in a place for a while as a guest or visitor

stay out

to remain out of your home for a period of time

stop

verb

Britishspoken to stay at someone’s house for a short time

stop out

to not come home at night

take up residence

formal to start living somewhere

winter

verb

to spend the winter in a particular place

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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