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inhabit


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inhabit  \In*hab"it\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Inhabited};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Inhabiting}.]  [OE.  enhabiten  OF  enhabiter,  L. 
  inhabitare;  pref.  in-  in  +  habitare  to  dwell.  See  {Habit}.] 
  To  live  or  dwell  in  to  occupy,  as  a  place  of  settled 
  residence;  as  wild  beasts  inhabit  the  forest;  men  inhabit 
  cities  and  houses. 
 
  The  high  and  lofty  One  that  inhabiteth  eternity.  --Is. 
  lvii.  15. 
 
  O,  who  would  inhabit  This  bleak  world  alone?  --Moore. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inhabit  \In*hab"it\,  v.  i. 
  To  have  residence  in  a  place  to  dwell;  to  live;  to  abide. 
  [Archaic  or  Poetic]  --Shak. 
 
  They  say  wild  beasts  inhabit  here  --Waller. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inhabit 
  v  1:  make  one's  home  or  live  in  "There  are  only  250,000  people 
  in  Island"  [syn:  {dwell},  {shack},  {reside},  {live},  {people}, 
  {populate}] 
  2:  be  present  in  be  inside  of  [syn:  {occupy}] 




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