v. live in; occupy; reside in
Hundreds of whales inhabit near this coast.
Sentence in Classic:
He waited in fear, his soul pining within him, praying silently that death might not touch his brow as he passed over the threshold, that the fiends that inhabit darkness might not be given power over him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The kingdom we now inhabit is the ancient country of the Incas, who quitted it very imprudently to conquer another part of the world, and were at length destroyed by the Spaniards.
I write to you, encompassed by peril and ignorant whether I am ever doomed to see again dear England and the dearer friends that inhabit it.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Since he had been alone, he had placed his bed in the antechamber, in order to inhabit that deserted apartment as little as possible.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
But as they drew towards the end of it, their interest in the appearance of a country which they were to inhabit overcame their dejection, and a view of Barton Valley as they entered it gave them cheerfulness.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
For I am not held in cruel Tartarus among wailing ghosts, but inhabit Elysium and the sweet societies of the good.
Though Providence has lent to those who inhabit the woods eyes that would be needless to men in the settlements, where there are inventions to assist the sight, yet no human organs can see all the dangers which at this moment circumvent us.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context