What is another word for habitations?

Pronunciation: [hˌabɪtˈe͡ɪʃənz] (IPA)

Habitations are the places where people live or dwell. However, there are various synonyms for this term that express the same meaning in a broader way. These include abode, residence, dwelling, domicile, dwelling place, living quarters, lodgings, domicile, quarters, home, house, shelter, and nest. Each of these synonyms refers to a particular type of habitation or living arrangement, such as a house, apartment, or room. In general, these words emphasize the idea of where people live and the place where they find comfort, safety, and security. Whether you prefer using one of these synonyms over another will depend on the context and the tone of your writing.

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Usage examples for Habitations

The city is necessarily isolated, the environs being nearly unavailable for habitations, indeed incapable of being much improved for any desirable purpose.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Every path in life leads past human habitations, and whoever seeks admission into these must steady his steps that he may not be suspected of being a vagabond or a drunkard, and no peaceful citizen will let such a one cross his threshold.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
The habitations in the Willamette Valley at that time were few and far between.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs

Famous quotes with Habitations

  • Turkeys, quails, and small birds, are here to be seen; but birds are not numerous in desart forests; they draw near to the habitations of men, as I have constantly observed in all my travels.
    William Bartram
  • It had been the winter of 1835-6 that the ship, Alert, in her voyage for hides on the remote and almost unknown coast of California, floated into the vast solitude of the bay of San Francisco. All around was the stillness of nature. One vessel, a Russian, lay at anchor there, but during our whole stay not a sail came or went. Our trade was with remote missions, which sent hides to us in launches manned by their Indians... Over a region far beyond our sight there was no other human habitations, expect that an enterprising Yankee, years in advance of his time, had put up, on the rising ground above the landing, a shanty of rough boards, where he carried on a very small retail trade between the hide ships and the Indians. On the evening of Saturday, the thirteenth of August, 1859 (I again sailed into) the entrance to San Francisco, (now) the great center of worldwide commerce.
    Richard Henry Dana
  • ‘By the second half of the nineteenth century, the importance of light and space as both metaphors or, and habitations for, the human self, or “the substance called the mind”, is absolute, especially with Tagore, who, in a letter in 1894 to his niece, would demand, not political freedom ... but “more light, more space”.’
    Amit Chaudhuri
  • How far can we anticipate the habitations and ways, the usages and adventures, the mighty employments, the ever increasing knowledge and power of the days to come? No more than a child with its scribbling paper and its box of bricks can picture or model the undertakings of its adult years.A time will come when men will sit with history before them or with some old newspaper before them and ask incredulously,"Was there ever such a world?"
    H. G. Wells
  • Russian forests crash down under the axe, billions of trees are dying, the habitations of animals and birds are laid waste, rivers grow shallow and dry up, marvelous landscapes are disappearing forever.... Man is endowed with creativity in order to multiply that which has been given him; he has not created, but destroyed. There are fewer and fewer forests, rivers are drying up, wildlife has become extinct, the climate is ruined, and the earth is becoming ever poorer and uglier.
    Anton Chekhov

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