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Definition 1: be an inhabitant of or reside in - [verb of stative]

Samples where inhabit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for inhabit in the sense of this definition

(inhabit is a kind of ...) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

"Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back" "What is behind this behavior?"

(... is a kind of inhabit ) occupy as a tenant

(... is a kind of inhabit ) inhabit a nest, usually after building

"birds are nesting outside my window every Spring"

(... is a kind of inhabit ) live in or as if in a tent

"Can we go camping again this summer?" "The circus tented near the town" "The houseguests had to camp in the living room"

(... is a kind of inhabit ) be a lodger; stay temporarily

"Where are you lodging in Paris?"

(... is a kind of inhabit ) share living quarters; usually said of people who are not married and live together as a couple

(... is a kind of inhabit ) cause to have too great a population

"Some towns in New Jersey are becoming overpopulated"

(... is a kind of inhabit ) furnish with people

"The plains are sparsely populated"

(... is a kind of inhabit ) make one's home in a particular place or community

"may parents reside in Florida"

(... is a kind of inhabit ) live (in a certain place)

"She resides in Princeton" "he occupies two rooms on the top floor"

(... is a kind of inhabit ) live or be located as a neighbor

"the neighboring house"

(... is a kind of inhabit ) live and take one's meals at or in

"she rooms in an old boarding house"

Definition 2: be present in - [verb of stative]

Samples where inhabit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • sweet memories inhabit this house

(inhabit is a kind of ...) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

"Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back" "What is behind this behavior?"

(... is a kind of inhabit ) live on or in a host, as of parasites

(... is a kind of inhabit ) occupy in large numbers or live on a host

"the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North"

Definition 3: exist or be situated within - [verb of stative]

Samples where inhabit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Strange notions inhabited her mind

Synonyms for inhabit in the sense of this definition

(inhabit is a kind of ...) have an existence, be extant

"Is there a God?"

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