inhabitation


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in·hab·it

 (ĭn-hăb′ĭt)
v. in·hab·it·ed, in·hab·it·ing, in·hab·its
v.tr.
1. To live or reside in: Dinosaurs inhabited the earth millions of years ago.
2. To be present in; fill: Old childhood memories inhabit the attic.
v.intr. Archaic
To dwell.

[Middle English enhabiten, from Old French enhabiter, from Latin inhabitāre : in-, in; see in-2 + habitāre, to dwell, frequentative of habēre, to have; see ghabh- in Indo-European roots.]

in·hab′it·a·bil′i·ty n.
in·hab′it·a·ble adj.
in·hab′i·ta′tion n.
in·hab′it·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inhabitation - the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men); "he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony"
occupancy, tenancy - an act of being a tenant or occupant
cohabitation - the act of living together and having a sexual relationship (especially without being married)
bivouacking, camping, tenting, encampment - the act of encamping and living in tents in a camp
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