AskDefine | Define domiciliate

Dictionary Definition



1 make one's home or live in; "She resides officially in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated" [syn: dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile]
2 provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town" [syn: house, put up]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. To establish a permanent residence.
  2. To establish a permanent residence for (someone).
  3. transitive figurative To settle (oneself) into a mode of thinking or the like.

Usage notes

  • The figurative sense is most often used with himself or a similar pronoun as its object.
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