Definition of inhabit
- inhabit a small house
- the human beings who inhabit this tale
- —Al Newman
Several hundred species of birds inhabit the island.
This part of the country is inhabited by native tribes.
There is a romantic quality that inhabits all her paintings.
The novel is inhabited by a cast of eccentric characters.
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: to live in (a place) : to have a home in (a place)
: to be present in (something)
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subject to rapid or unexpected change
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