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intr.v. co·hab·it·ed, co·hab·it·ing, co·hab·its
1. To live together in a sexual relationship, especially when not legally married.
2. To coexist, as animals of different species.
[Late Latin cohabitāre : Latin co-, co- + Latin habitāre, to dwell; see inhabit.]
co·hab′i·tant, co·hab′it·er n.
(Sociology) (intr) to live together in a conjugal relationship, esp without being married
[C16: via Late Latin, from Latin co- together + habitāre to live]
ˌcohabiˈtee, coˈhabitant, coˈhabiter, coˈhabitor n
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.
Past participle: cohabited
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|Verb||1.||cohabit - share living quarters; usually said of people who are not married and live together as a couple|
inhabit, live, populate, dwell - inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods"
miscegenate - marry or cohabit with a person of another race
cohabit[kəʊˈhæbɪt] VI → cohabitar (with sb con algn)
cohabit[kəʊˈhæbɪt] vi (frm) to cohabit (with sb) → coabitare (con qn)
vi. cohabitar, vivir en unión sin matrimonio legal.