from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To live or reside in.
- transitive v. To be present in; fill: Old childhood memories inhabit the attic.
- intransitive v. Archaic To dwell.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To live or reside in some place
- v. To be present in or fill some place
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To have residence in a place; to dwell; to live; to abide.
- transitive v. To live or dwell in; to occupy, as a place of settled residence
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To live or dwell in; occupy as a habitation or dwelling-place; have an abode or residence in.
- To make at home; hence, figuratively, to be bound by the tie of residence.
- To dwell; live; abide.
- To rest or be kept fixedly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. exist or be situated within
- v. be present in
- v. inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
The future our kids will inhabit is a far cry from the world their parents grew up in.
-- “My brothers and sisters”: remember, the main-line universe which the DC superheroes inhabit is personified by Kismet, a female-appearing figure who first appeared in The Adventures Of Superman #494 (September 1992).
But the land centrists inhabit is a treacherous place.
'It is utterly useless,' replied Felix, 'we can never again inhabit your cottage.
The alienness of the planet that Hostetler and his patients inhabit is usually subtle, but at one point it is brought sharply into focus.
The world we inhabit is a good one if you are in the fortunate third without debt, but not nearly so good if you live under its weight.
The world these characters inhabit is harsh and unfriendly.
The world they inhabit is pretty unique and a mix of sci-fi and fantasy (although perhaps the magic has a technology basis I'm not aware of.)
Dengle, the world that you inhabit is only a delusion, a fiction, a lie, and it will not endure.
Now that the rural Europe that these characters inhabit is a place of relative peace - unlike Yugoslavia or the volatile banlieues that barely appear in the films of this year's Rendez Vous with French Cinema - its young men are shipped off to foreign wars that don't sem to have any relation to their lives at home.