verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of inhabit
Examples from the Web for inhabit
Actors can inhabit the person through the sheer force of their assimilation.
The Universe we inhabit seems to be four-dimensional: the three dimensions of height, length, and depth, along with time.
To try to do your best to inhabit a character, you judge them to the extent that you judge yourself.Scandal’s Most Scandalous Character: Jeff Perry on Playing Cyrus|Kevin Fallon|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Enter the beautifully vacated house … and inhabit its luxurious interiors.
Theirs is a different planet from the one you and I inhabit.
May we all reach that union; may we deserve it; may we inhabit it for ever and ever.
Was it the hopes that their residence might induce other rich families to inhabit the neighbourhood?Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various
The place I inhabit, if not subterranean in the strict sense of the word, is at least a dwelling covered by the ground.The Bee Hunters|Gustave Aimard
I went away therefore to my old home, and left my aforesaid three English Neighbours to inhabit in it in my absence.
They inhabit the intestine of man and animals, and cause, in some instances, dysentery.More Science From an Easy Chair|Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
verb -its, -iting or -ited
Word Origin for inhabit
late 14c., from Old French enhabiter "dwell in" (12c.), from Latin inhabitare "to dwell in," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + habitare "to dwell," frequentative of habere "hold, have" (see habit). Related: Inhabited; inhabiting.