inhabit

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From Old French enhabiter, from Latin inhabitare (in + habitare)

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inhabit (third-person singular simple present inhabits, present participle inhabiting, simple past and past participle inhabited)

  1. (transitive) To live or reside in.
    The Inuit inhabit the Arctic.
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      O, who would inhabit this bleak world alone?
  2. (transitive) To be present in; to occupy.
    Strange thoughts inhabit my mind.

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