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verb as in take up residence in

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Of all the roles they inhabit, shareholder is a relatively minor one.

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The 18th-century founders inhabited a world that seems, from our vantage, almost impossibly strange.

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Midway between the Orkney and Shetland islands, Britain’s most remote inhabited island is synonymous with the knitting technique to which it gave its name.

This species could have inhabited an ecological niche that was empty after the extinction—until a more modern bird drifted back into it much later.

I thought of Mark Twain, as I imagined Lincoln inhabiting the voice Huck Finn might have had as an adult.

In making the film, I felt very strongly that I was inhabiting the character of Philomena.

These works represent only a small portion of the more than two hundred and fifty works by Kelley inhabiting PS1.

Inhabiting the streets, they comprise the most persuasive American ambassadors possible.

Calle will be inhabiting the room at unannounced times over the weekend.

Some of the tribes inhabiting the district of the lower Amazon indulge in snuff-taking.

Burning of London bridge, when 3000 persons inhabiting that borough perished in the flames.

They levy money on subjects not inhabiting the colony (and consequently not represented in the General Court).

Abenakies, a nation formerly inhabiting a large part of the territorial area of the states of New Hampshire and Maine.

Accomentas, a band, or division of the Pawtucket Indians inhabiting the northerly part of Massachusetts in 1674.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inhabiting, such as: locate, occupy, reside, populate, possess, and perch.

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