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Inhabit Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    inhabit v
  1. make one's home or live in; "She resides officially in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated" [syn: dwell, shack, reside, live, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate]
  2. be present in; be inside of [syn: occupy]
Inhabit Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Inhabit \In*hab"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inhabited; p. pr. & vb. n. Inhabiting.] [OE. enhabiten, OF. enhabiter, L. inhabitare; pref. in- in + habitare to dwell. See Habit.] To live or dwell in; to occupy, as a place of settled residence; as, wild beasts inhabit the forest; men inhabit cities and houses. The high and lofty One, that inhabiteth eternity. --Is. lvii. 15. O, who would inhabit This bleak world alone? --Moore.
Inhabit Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Inhabit \In*hab"it\, v. i. To have residence in a place; to dwell; to live; to abide. [Archaic or Poetic] --Shak. They say wild beasts inhabit here. --Waller.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Inhabit'

  • Inhabit: Inhabit means to live in, reside in, occupy or populate some place. Inhabit may also refer to: Inhabit (album), an album by Living ...
  • Inhabit (album): Inhabit is the third album by the Christian metal band Living Sacrifice and the last album in which DJ record with Living Sacrifice. ...
  • Types of inhabited localities in Russia: The classification system of the types of inhabited localities in Russia, the former Soviet Union , and some other post-Soviet states has ...
  • Inhabited Island: Prisoners of Power (also Inhabited Island), novel. The Inhabited Island , 2008-9 film-

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* This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can excercise their constitutional right of amending it, or excercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it. - Abraham Lincoln

* Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. - Henry Miller

* Naturally, we cannot say much about the spiritual body, because we cannot imagine what it would be like to have a spiritual body different from that which we now inhabit but it seems to me reasonable to believe that we are weaving our spiritual bodies as we go along. - William R. Matthews

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