reinhabit

verb

re·​in·​hab·​it (ˌ)rē-in-ˈha-bət How to pronounce reinhabit (audio)
reinhabited; reinhabiting

transitive verb

: to inhabit (something) again
Deer and many species of birds reinhabited the area. Phillip Johnson
… asserted that 37,000 private homes and 49,000 apartments can be repaired and reinhabited. Patrick E. Tyler

Word History

First Known Use

1600, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reinhabit was in 1600

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Cite this Entry

“Reinhabit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reinhabit. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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