[ in-hab-it ]
/ ɪnˈhæb ɪt /
verb (used with object)
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.
verb (used without object)
Archaic. to live or dwell, as in a place.
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What does "habitué" mean?
Origin of inhabit
OTHER WORDS FROM inhabit
in·hab·it·a·ble, adjectivein·hab·it·a·bil·i·ty, nounin·hab·i·ta·tion, nounnon·in·hab·it·a·bil·i·ty, noun
non·in·hab·it·a·ble, adjectivepre·in·hab·it, verb (used with object)pre·in·hab·i·ta·tion, nounre·in·hab·it, verb (used with object)un·in·hab·it·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·in·hab·it·a·ble, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH inhabithabitable inhabitable uninhabitable
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Example sentences from the Web for reinhabit
He related to them his purpose and his mission and what he had accomplished and asked them to come out and reinhabit the land.Studies in Moro History, Law, and Religion|Najeeb M. Saleeby
Almost I hope, when next I reinhabit form, that it shall be that of a peaceful farmer.The Jacket (The Star-Rover)|Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for reinhabit
/ (ɪnˈhæbɪt) /
verb -its, -iting or -ited
(tr) to live or dwell in; occupy
(intr) archaic to abide or dwell
Derived forms of inhabitinhabitable, adjectiveinhabitability, nouninhabitation, noun
Word Origin for inhabit
C14: from Latin inhabitāre, from habitāre to dwell
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