reinhabit

verb re·in·hab·it \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈha-bət \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reinhabit

reinhabited; reinhabiting
: 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

First Known Use of reinhabit

1600

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