In*hab"it (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inhabited; p. pr. & vb. n. Inhabiting.] [OE. enhabiten, OF. enhabiter, L. inhabitare; pref. in- in + habitare to dwell. See Habit.]

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.


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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.


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