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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)

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.

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."