adjective \ˈha-bə-tə-bəl also hə-ˈbi-tə-\

: suitable or fit to live in

Full Definition of HABITABLE

:  capable of being lived in :  suitable for habitation
hab·it·abil·i·ty \ˌha-bə-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
hab·it·able·ness \ˈha-bə-tə-bəl-nes\ noun
hab·it·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of HABITABLE

  1. The house is not habitable.
  2. <the frigid Arctic is not habitable for amphibians and reptiles—or for humans, either, for that matter>

First Known Use of HABITABLE

14th century


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