verb (used without object)
- cogswell chair,
- cogwheel respiration,
- cogwheel rigidity,
- cohan, george m.,
- cohan, george michael
Origin of cohabit
Examples from the Web for cohabitation
Citing a potential “cohabitation issue” Fisichella says that he believes the pope will eventually choose to move out.Conspiracy Theories: Why Did the Pope Really Quit?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But cohabitation researchers see the outcomes a little differently.
Premarital sex and cohabitation may have been rare half a century or more ago, but now they are common among all groups.Charles Murray’s ‘Coming Apart’ and the Culture Myth|Ralph Richard Banks|February 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Had the patron saint of repenting harlots seduced him into some sort of cohabitation?
Such, until a little while ago, was a man's cohabitation with his deceased wife's sister.First and Last Things|H. G. Wells
They have the opportunity of cohabitation, and so are still at hand, and more together, and so in readiness for such employments.A Christian Directory (Part 2 of 4)|Richard Baxter
Cohabitation with the Baches proved so agreeable that he wrote Polly Hewson that he was delighted with his little family.Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume I (of 2)|Wiliam Cabell Bruce
He also in that session passed a law for cohabitation, and improvement of trade.The History of Virginia, in Four Parts|Robert Beverley
Even before their first brief term of cohabitation, she had tried Imlay by her caprice and pettishness.The Real Shelley, Vol. II (of 2)|John Cordy Jeaffreson
Word Origin for cohabit
mid-15c., "action or state of living together (especially as husband and wife)," from Middle French cohabitation (Old French cohabitacion "cohabitation, sexual intercourse"), from Late Latin cohabitationem (nominative cohabitatio), noun of action from past participle stem of cohabitare "to dwell together," from co- "with, together" (see co-) + habitare "to live, dwell" (see habitat).
euphemism since 1530s to describe a couple living together without benefit of marriage; back-formation from cohabitation. Related: Cohabited; cohabiting.