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inhabitants

[ in-hab-i-tuhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF inhabitants

Synonyms for inhabitants

  • citizen
  • colonist
  • dweller
  • inmate
  • occupant
  • settler
  • aborigine
  • addressee
  • autochthon
  • boarder
  • denizen
  • householder
  • incumbent
  • indweller
  • lessee
  • lodger
  • native
  • neighbor
  • occupier
  • renter
  • roomer
  • squatter
  • suburbanite
  • tenant
  • resider
  • urbanite
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Antonyms for inhabitants

  • alien
  • foreigner
  • immigrant
  • landlord
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INHABITANTS

We are not waging war against the inhabitants of the Philippine Islands.

We sought the inhabitants of the woods, but could discover none.

There are about eight hundred thousand inhabitants in the place.

But though the village was hidden from view, its inhabitants were not.

I left this miserable but in admiration of the generosity of its inhabitants.

The inhabitants all felt this, and King Pluto more than any of them.

At first, as was only natural, the inhabitants could not realize the annexation.

Half of its inhabitants have remained faithful to the faith of their ancestors.

The inhabitants that returned were very submissive, and thankful for what they received.

As the fathers had done before them, so did its inhabitants at the time of my visit.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Anglo-French inhabitant, from Latin inhabitantem (nominative inhabitans), present participle of inhabitare (see inhabit). Related: Inhabitants. As an adjective, also from early 15c.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INHABITANTS

countries

nounpolitical territory; nation
  • citizenry
  • citizens
  • commonwealth
  • community
  • constituents
  • electors
  • grass roots
  • homeland
  • inhabitants
  • kingdom
  • land
  • native land
  • patria
  • people
  • polity
  • populace
  • public
  • realm
  • region
  • society
  • soil
  • sovereign state
  • state
  • terrain
  • voters
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