Definition of "inhabit" []

  • To live or reside in. (verb-transitive)
  • To be present in; fill: Old childhood memories inhabit the attic. (verb-transitive)
  • Archaic To dwell. (verb-intransitive)
  • To live or dwell in; occupy (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To abide or dwell (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "inhabit" in a sentence
  • "The future our kids will inhabit is a far cry from the world their parents grew up in."
  • "-- “My brothers and sisters”: remember, the main-line universe which the DC superheroes inhabit is personified by Kismet, a female-appearing figure who first appeared in The Adventures Of Superman #494 (September 1992)."
  • "But the land centrists inhabit is a treacherous place."