inhabit

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈhæbɪt/
  • Hyphenation: in‧hab‧it
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  • Rhymes: -æbɪt

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive) To live or reside in.
    Synonyms: bedwell; see also Thesaurus:reside
    The Inuit inhabit the Arctic.
  2. (transitive) To be present in.
    Synonym: occupy
    Strange thoughts inhabit my mind.

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