- capable of being inhabited.
Origin of habitable
Examples from the Web for habitable
Although Escobar's Cathedral was still incomplete, it was habitable.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens
June 7, 2014
In our Solar System, only smaller, rocky planets orbit within the habitable zone.
Imagine, though, a Saturn-mass exoplanet with a Titan-sized moon orbiting its star within the habitable zone.
So, for us to know if Kepler-186f is habitable or not, we have to consider several “ifs”.
Venus orbits the Sun within the habitable zone, and is only slightly smaller than Earth.
It was quite evident, however, that the ship was not habitable.The Field of Ice
And I dragged her off, when I was dressed, to the dining-room, which was the most habitable room of the house.My Double Life
They are spoken today over a large part of the habitable globe.College Teaching
And what an amiable race of people are the Stubbses of this habitable globe!Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)
Charles James Lever
Every bit of habitable land on this globe is some man's dwelling place!
- able to be lived in
Word Origin and History for habitable
late 14c., from Old French habitable "suitable for human dwelling" (14c.), from Latin habitabilis "that is fit to live in," from habitare (see habitat). Related: Habitably; habitability.