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Synonyms for inhabit
ɪnˈhæb ɪtin·hab·it

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inhabit

    To abide is to remain continuously without limit of time unless expressed by the context: "to-day I must abide at thy house," Luke xix, 5; "a settled place for thee to abide in forever," 1 Kings viii, 13; "Abide with me! fast falls the eventide," Lyte Hymn. Lodge, sojourn, stay, tarry, and wait always imply a limited time; lodge, to pass the night; sojourn, to remain temporarily; live, dwell, reside, to have a permanent home. Stop, in the sense of stay or sojourn, is colloquial, and not in approved use. Compare ENDURE; REST.

    Synonyms:
    abide, anticipate, await, bear, bide, confront, continue, dwell, endure, expect, live, lodge, remain, reside, rest, sojourn, stay, stop, tarry, tolerate, wait, watch

    Antonyms:
    abandon, avoid, depart, forfeit, forfend, journey, migrate, move, proceed, reject, resist, shun

    Preposition:
    Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inhabit

    Synonyms:
    tenant, colonize, settle, dwell in, reside in, live in, occupy

    Antonyms:
    abandon, forsake, migrate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. populate, dwell, live, inhabitverb

    inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of

    "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods"

    Synonyms:
    go, exist, harp, live, hold out, populate, lie in, brood, be, experience, hold up, subsist, dwell, live on, lie, consist, endure, survive, know, last

  2. inhabitverb

    be present in

    "sweet memories inhabit this house"

    Synonyms:
    dwell, live, populate

  3. dwell, inhabitverb

    exist or be situated within

    "Strange notions inhabited her mind"

    Synonyms:
    lie in, dwell, populate, harp, brood, live, lie, consist

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inhabitverb

    Synonyms:
    occupy, dwell in, live in, reside in

  2. inhabitverb

    Synonyms:
    dwell, reside, sojourn, live, abide

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inhabit":

    live, reside

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How to use inhabit in a sentence?

  1. Valerie Streit:

    Manny's support lifted me and so many others who were underrepresented in the newsroom -- helping me overcome impostor syndrome and insecurities about how to claim my authority and inhabit my voice.

  2. Mary Caroline Richards:

    Inhabit ourselves that we may indeed do what we want to do.

  3. Chuzy:

    Make working a HABIT,and in the streams of success there shall thou INHABIT. Chuzy 24 vs 7

  4. William R. Matthews:

    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.

  5. Neil Gemmell:

    While the prospect of looking for evidence of the Loch Ness monster is the hook to this project, there is an extraordinary amount of new knowledge that we will gain from the work about organisms that inhabit Loch Ness – the U.K.'s largest freshwater body.


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