In·hab·it, v. i. To have residence in a place; to dwell; to live; to abide. [Archaic or Poetic]
They say wild beasts inhabit here. --Waller.
In·hab·it v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inhabited; p. pr. & vb. n. Inhabiting.] To live or dwell in; to occupy, as a place of settled residence; as, wild beasts inhabit the forest; men inhabit cities and houses.
The high and lofty One, that inhabiteth eternity. --Is. lvii. 15.
O, who would inhabit
This bleak world alone? --Moore.
v 1: make one's home or live in; "She resides officially in
Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These
people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted";
"The plains are sparsely populated" [syn: dwell, shack,
reside, live, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate]
2: be present in; be inside of [syn: occupy]