Aug
20
2014

inhabit

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

ihn hae biht

transitive verb
definition 1:  to live in; use as a dwelling.
example:  Early humans inhabited these caves.
example:  Jaguars still inhabit this part of the rainforest.
example:  The city is inhabited by over ten million people.

definition 2:  to be in or be present in.
example:  The bygone days of her youth inhabit her memories.
example:  Terrifying thoughts inhabited his mind.
example:  Wonderful and bizarre creatures inhabited her imagination.


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Collocations:    Words often used in combination with the transitive verb inhabit (definition 1)

inhabit + NOUN:    ~ region, ~ area, ~ territory, ~ zone, ~ forest, ~ jungle, ~ swamp, ~ ocean, ~ island, ~ continent, ~ earth, ~ planet, ~ realm, ~ universe, ~ space

 

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