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intr.v. co·hab·i·tat·ed, co·hab·i·tat·ing, co·hab··tates Informal
To cohabit.

[Back-formation from cohabitation.]


(koʊˈhæb ɪt)

1. to live together as husband and wife, usu. without legal or religious sanction.
2. to live together in an intimate relationship.
3. to dwell with another or share the same place, as different species of animals.
[1520–30; < Late Latin cohabitāre <co- co- + habitāre to have possession, frequentative of habēre to have]
co•hab′it•ant, co•hab′it•er, n.
co•hab`i•ta′tion, n.
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In contrast, in the interests of the security of the Hungarian people, Hungary is insisting on the fact that only we Hungarians should continue to be able to decide in future to whom we allow entry to the countrys territory and with whom we are prepared to cohabitate, he said.
6 billion Muslims to have dialogue, cohabitate and build peace, he said.
Izzy must cohabitate with nine other families for 10 years and agree to co-parent and love their children as though they were her own.
With what offering or by what form of postmodern sacrifice could we reenact the original pact on which this city was founded, in an effort to peacefully cohabitate with the spirit world and respect its command to welcome all those seeking sanctuary?
Two fiftyish single women, one from Iowa, one from the Bronx, meet and learn to cohabitate in this play one reviewer praised for its "heart and humor" in its production at last year's Humana Festival.
The requirements included having two references not related to either person certify in a written statement that they cohabitate as spouses at the same address.
In the second novel of the Black Blade series, Lila Merriweather is still getting accustomed to her place in the powerful Sinclair family as Devon's bodyguard in the town of Cloudburst Falls where monsters, mortals, and magicks cohabitate.
She must be the only cat in the home or she can cohabitate with other cats with the virus.
Schlafly denounces a society saturated with media that promotes a "hookup" culture, encouraging young people to cohabitate instead of marry; the "it takes a village to raise a child" idea imported from Africa (when the truth is that African children are much more likely to survive if they have a living mother); legal bureaucracy that punishes fathers and husbands; financial incentives that undermine the family bond; and much more.
Designed and assembled in the USA, the sleek Model 14-1 provides a humane deterrent to wildlife for agriculture, mining, oil and gas, aviation, waste management, and other related industries that must cohabitate with protected or nuisance species.
The two had divorced last year due to domestic abuse but only a month ago had reconciled and began to cohabitate once more.
The latter principles and structures do not replace the former, he says, but cohabitate with them, so that the second language representations after a point of rupture may duplicate in a learner's competence.