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 Meanings and Examples of INHABIT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
inhabit
 v.  live in; occupy; reside in
Classic Sentence: (157 in 11 pages)
1  '"'It is utterly useless,' replied Felix; 'we can never again inhabit your cottage.'
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
2  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 Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
3  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.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
4  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
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER III—A PEN IS HEAVY TO THE MAN WHO LIFTED THE FAUC...
5  I will tell you, then, in a few words the character of the three men who inhabit these rooms.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
6  For I am not held in cruel Tartarus among wailing ghosts, but inhabit Elysium and the sweet societies of the good.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK FIFTH
7  So I sent two of my company with an attendant to find out what sort of people the inhabitants were.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK X
8  They returned, therefore, in good spirits to Longbourn, the village where they lived, and of which they were the principal inhabitants.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 3
9  Elizabeth smiled at the recollection of all that she had heard of its inhabitants.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 28
10  They had nothing to accuse him of but pride; pride he probably had, and if not, it would certainly be imputed by the inhabitants of a small market-town where the family did not visit.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 44
11  He began to put questions concerning his new home, and its inhabitants, with greater interest and liveliness.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
12  I then advanced forward near half a mile, but could not discover any sign of houses or inhabitants; at least I was in so weak a condition, that I did not observe them.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I.
13  Of the inhabitants of Lilliput; their learning, laws, and customs; the manner of educating their children.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI.
14  A description of the inhabitants.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I.
15  When we came to land we saw no river or spring, nor any sign of inhabitants.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I.
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  It will become a virtual world that we inhabit as an observer or a participant.
2  Several different species of fish inhabit these turbid shallow waters.
3  Hundreds of whales inhabit near this coast.
4  They settled the land, dispossessing many of its original inhabitants.
5  They worked hard, but tended to stay aloof from the local inhabitants.
6  The Indians were the original inhabitants of North America.
7  The inhabitants have voted overwhelmingly to restore the city's original name of Chemnitz.
8  The island's inhabitants had no immunity to the diseases carried by the explorers and quickly succumbed.
9  They had designed a method of reinforcing the mining colony without forcing the inhabitants to evacuate.
10  This neighborhood is inhabited by rich people.
11  Nomads have inhabited this region for thousands of years.
12  When the tide ebbs it's a rock pool inhabited by crustaceans.
13  I was a little sad to see that the world inhabited by these bands of yore is utterly gone.
14  Nobody knows how many bison inhabited North America before the coming of the Europeans.
15  The local animal welfare department has been called in to care for the inhabitant of the zoo.