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English verb: dwell

1. dwell (cognition) think moodily or anxiously about something


Synonymsbrood


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)care, worry

2. dwell (stative) originate (in)


SamplesThe problems dwell in the social injustices in this country.


Synonymsconsist, lie, lie in


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)be, exist

3. dwell (stative) inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of


SamplesPeople 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.


Synonymsinhabit, live, populate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)be


Narrower (hyponym)bivouac, board, camp, camp out, cohabit, domicile, domiciliate, encamp, live together, lodge, lodge in, neighbor, neighbour, nest, occupy, overpopulate, people, reside, reside, room, shack, shack up, tenant, tent

4. dwell (stative) exist or be situated within


SamplesStrange notions inhabited her mind.


Synonymsinhabit


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)be, exist

5. dwell (communication) come back to


SamplesDon't dwell on the past.
She is always harping on the same old things.


Synonymsharp


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell









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