What is another word for inhabits?

Pronunciation: [ɪnhˈabɪts] (IPA)

Inhabits is a verb that refers to the act of living or existing in a particular place or environment. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of inhabits, such as resides, dwells, occupies, and stays. Resides means to have one's permanent home in a particular place, while dwells refers to living in a certain area for a prolonged period. Occupies describes the act of taking up space in a specific place, and stays simply means to remain in a specific location for a limited period of time. All these words can be used interchangeably to replace inhabits and convey the same meaning.

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Usage examples for Inhabits

Are not those beautiful subterranean palaces, which we read of in fable, and which are reached after crossing deep caverns, and so hidden that none can find them, only those to whom the secret is revealed, representative of the interior palace of the soul, where the Lord inhabits.
"Letters of Madam Guyon"
P. L. Upham
If a person perform his devotion to the spirit which inhabits the Korah with increasing fervour and devotion, he is generally rewarded by seeing the embossed figures gradually expand.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies"
Robert Gordon Latham
Both river and canal, too, are excellent for fishermen, who in the season can find here and there a lusty trout, And here and there a grayling in the clear stream, which now and then an otter inhabits, soon to serve as sport for his many enemies.
"John Keble's Parishes"
Charlotte M Yonge

Famous quotes with Inhabits

  • One does not inhabit a country; one inhabits a language. That is our country, our fatherland - and no other.
    Emile M. Cioran
  • No aquarium, no tank in a marine land, however spacious it may be, can begin to duplicate the conditions of the sea. And no dolphin who inhabits one of those aquariums or one of those marine lands can be considered normal.
    Jacques Yves Cousteau
  • I think that each of us inhabits a private world that others cannot see. The only difference between the writer and the reader is that the writer is able to dramatise that private world.
    John McGahern
  • I hate ingratitude more in a man than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness, or any taint of vice whose strong corruption inhabits our frail blood.
    William Shakespeare
  • Only when you go beyond Mind, will you be able to respect the energy that inhabits us; until then you will either exploit others with your energy or will deplete your energy, leading a purposeless life!
    Ramana Pemmaraju

Related words: human inhabitant, living in a country, living in a city

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