verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of inhabit
Examples from the Web for inhabits
It has to have its own particular history and world that it inhabits.
Robert Miller inhabits a world in which money is thrown around in huge chunks.In ‘Arbitrage,’ Richard Gere Shows How the Price Is Right|Daniel Gross|September 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The most plausible explanation is that Gingrich inhabits a cultural and intellectual bubble.Insulting Comments at Fox News Debate Show Newt Clueless on Black Americans|Peter Beinart|January 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It inhabits the woods during the summer, and conceals itself in the thickest bushes or the old trunks of trees.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier
Victoria lodges in the city; I occupy a little house not far from the one that she inhabits.The Casque's Lark|Eugne Sue
The moth, which inhabits woods and well-timbered parks, is out in June and July.The Moths of the British Isles, First Series|Richard South
This species, like the preceding one, is of large size and inhabits the western coast from Alaska to the Gulf of California.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
It inhabits trees, but is very clumsy in appearance and in action.The Wonder Island Boys: Adventures on Strange Islands|Roger Thompson Finlay
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.