Definition of Inhabit

1. Verb. Inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of. "Deer are populating the woods"




2. Verb. Be present in. "Sweet memories inhabit this house"
Specialized synonyms: Infest, Infest, Invade, Overrun
Generic synonyms: Be
Derivative terms: Inhabitation

3. Verb. Exist or be situated within. "Strange notions inhabited her mind"
Exact synonyms: Dwell
Generic synonyms: Be, Exist

Definition of Inhabit

1. v. t. To live or dwell in; to occupy, as a place of settled residence; as, wild beasts inhabit the forest; men inhabit cities and houses.

2. v. i. To have residence in a place; to dwell; to live; to abide.

Definition of Inhabit

1. Verb. (transitive) To live or reside in some place ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To be present in or fill some place ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inhabit

1. to live in [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inhabit

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ingulfment
ingulfments
ingulfs
ingulph
ingulphed
ingulphs
ingurgitate
ingurgitated
ingurgitates
ingurgitating
ingurgitation
ingurgitations
ingustable
inhability
inhabit (current term)
inhabitable
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inhabitances
inhabitancies
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inhabitativeness
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inhabiters

Literary usage of Inhabit

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1. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"inhabit, from the Latin habito, a frequentative of habeo, signifies to have or occupy for a permanency. In the moral acceptance loathe is a strong figure of ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"Alpine Species adapted to Cross-fertilisation by Butter- flics, while the most nearly allied species which inhabit the plain or lower mountain region are ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1835)
"Worms which inhabit the Intestinal Canal in Man. By WM. STOKES, MD The worms which inhabit the intestinal canal in man are the following:—first, ..."

4. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1900)
"THE PRESENT AND PROBABLE FUTURE CONDITION OF THE INDIAN TRIBES WHICH inhabit THE TERRITORY POSSESSED BY THE UNION Gradual disappearance of the native ..."

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