- to live or dwell in (a place), as people or animals: Small animals inhabited the woods.
- to exist or be situated within; dwell in: Weird notions inhabit his mind.
- Archaic. to live or dwell, as in a place.
Origin of inhabit
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Related Words for inhabitablebearable, comfortable, cozy, endurable, fit, habitable, homey, passable, satisfactory, snug, sufferable, supportable, tolerable, worthwhile, sustainable, tenantable
Examples from the Web for inhabitable
Contemporary Examples of inhabitable
Only two soil types in the world are inhabitable for this root louse: one is sand, and the other is slate.Germany’s Wine Revolution Is Just Getting Started
April 26, 2014
Historical Examples of inhabitable
Tanith was the third—the inhabitable planet of a G-class system usually was.Space Viking
Henry Beam Piper
There is not an inhabitable valley but that they abound there.The Prehistoric World
E. A. Allen
Well may we affirm that every part of the world is inhabitable.Under the Maples
No other quarter of London was inhabitable by a rising architect.The Roll-Call
With airlocks to permit entrance and exit, they were inhabitable.Operation: Outer Space
William Fitzgerald Jenkins
- (tr) to live or dwell in; occupy
- (intr) archaic to abide or dwell