inhabit

  • 1 Inhabit — In*hab it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inhabited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inhabiting}.] [OE. enhabiten, OF. enhabiter, L. inhabitare; pref. in in + habitare to dwell. See {Habit}.] To live or dwell in; to occupy, as a place of settled residence; as, wild… …

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  • 2 Inhabit — means to live in, reside in, occupy or populate some place.Inhabit may also refer to: * Inhabit (album), an album by Living Sacrifice * Inhabited (group), a rock group *Least inhabited continent Antarcticaee also* Habit …

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  • 3 Inhabit — In*hab it, v. i. To have residence in a place; to dwell; to live; to abide. [Archaic or Poetic] Shak. [1913 Webster] They say wild beasts inhabit here. Waller. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 inhabit — I verb abide, be established in, be resident in, board, colonize, domicile, dwell in, dwell permanently, habitare, have quarters, incolere, keep house, live, lodge, occupy, remain, reside in, room, sojourn, squat, stay, take up residence, tenant …

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  • 5 inhabit — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. enhabiter dwell in (12c.), from L. inhabitare to dwell in, from in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + habitare to dwell, frequentative of habere hold, have (see HABIT (Cf. habit)). Related …

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  • 6 inhabit — [v] take up residence in abide, crash, dwell, indwell, live, locate, lodge, make one’s home, occupy, park, people, perch, populate, possess, reside, roost, settle, squat, stay, tenant; concept 226 Ant. depart, leave, move, vacate …

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  • 7 inhabit — ► VERB (inhabited, inhabiting) ▪ live in or occupy. DERIVATIVES inhabitable adjective inhabitation noun. ORIGIN Latin inhabitare, from habitare dwell …

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  • 8 inhabit — [in hab′it] vt. [ME enhabiten < OFr enhabiter < L inhabitare < in , in + habitare, to dwell < habitus: see HABIT] to dwell or live in (a region, house, etc.); occupy vi. Archaic to dwell; live inhabiter n …

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  • 9 inhabit — verb Etymology: Middle English enhabiten, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French inhabiter, enhabiter, from Latin inhabitare, from in + habitare to dwell, frequentative of habēre to have more at give Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to… …

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  • 10 inhabit — verb Inhabit is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑population Inhabit is used with these nouns as the object: ↑area, ↑character, ↑earth, ↑habitat, ↑region, ↑world …

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  • 11 inhabit — in|hab|it [ınˈhæbıt] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: enhabiter, from Latin habitare; HABITATION] if animals or people inhabit an area or place, they live there ▪ The woods are inhabited by many wild animals. ▪ I have no idea what… …

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  • 12 inhabit — [[t]ɪnhæ̱bɪt[/t]] inhabits, inhabiting, inhabited VERB If a place or region is inhabited by a group of people or a species of animal, those people or animals live there. [be V ed] The valley is inhabited by the Dani tribe. [V n] ...the people who …

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  • 13 inhabit */ — UK [ɪnˈhæbɪt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms inhabit : present tense I/you/we/they inhabit he/she/it inhabits present participle inhabiting past tense inhabited past participle inhabited a) to live in a particular place The islands are… …

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  • 14 inhabit — inhabitable, adj. inhabitability, n. inhabitation, n. /in hab it/, v.t. 1. to live or dwell in (a place), as people or animals: Small animals inhabited the woods. 2. to exist or be situated within; dwell in: Weird notions inhabit his mind. v.i. 3 …

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  • 15 inhabit — verb (T) if animals or people inhabit an area or place, they live there: The island is mainly inhabited by sheep. inhabitable adjective …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 inhabit — verb outside of the research team, humans do not inhabit this island Syn: live in/on, occupy; settle (in/on), people, populate, colonize; dwell in/on, reside in/on, tenant, lodge in/on, have one s home in/on; formal be domiciled in/on, abide… …

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  • 17 inhabit — in•hab•it [[t]ɪnˈhæb ɪt[/t]] v. t. 1) to live or dwell in (a place), as people or animals 2) to exist or be situated within; dwell in: Weird notions inhabit his mind[/ex] • Etymology: 1325–75; ME < MF < L inhabitāre= in II+habitāre to dwell …

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  • 18 inhabit — verb a) To live or reside in some place b) To be present in or fill some place See Also: inhabitant …

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  • 19 inhabit — Synonyms and related words: abide, abide in, anchor, be coextensive with, be comprised in, be constituted by, be contained in, be present in, berth, billet at, bivouac, bunk, burrow, camp, cohabit, colonize, come to anchor, consist in, denizen,… …

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  • 20 inhabit — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. occupy, live in, dwell in, populate; see dwell , reside . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. live, abide, reside, lodge, dwell, occupy, stay at, populate. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To live in (a place), as does a people …

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