Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb inhabit

3 senses of inhabit

Sense 1
populate, dwell, live, inhabit -- (inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods")
       => be -- (occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?")

Sense 2
inhabit -- (be present in; "sweet memories inhabit this house")
       => be -- (occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?")

Sense 3
dwell, inhabit -- (exist or be situated within; "Strange notions inhabited her mind")
       => exist, be -- (have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?")

Antonyms of adj inhabited

1 sense of inhabited

Sense 1
inhabited (vs. uninhabited) -- (having inhabitants; lived in; "the inhabited regions of the earth")

uninhabited (vs. inhabited) -- (not having inhabitants; not lived in; "an uninhabited island"; "gaping doors of uninhabited houses")
        => abandoned, derelict, deserted -- (forsaken by owner or inhabitants ; "weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse")
        => depopulated -- (having lost inhabitants as by war or disease; "the 15th century plagues left vast areas of Europe depopulated")
        => unoccupied, untenanted -- (not leased to or occupied by a tenant; "an unoccupied apartment"; "very little unclaimed and untenanted land")
        => unpeopled, unpopulated -- (with no people living there; "vast unpopulated plains")
        => lonely, solitary, unfrequented -- (devoid of creatures; "a lonely crossroads"; "a solitary retreat"; "a trail leading to an unfrequented lake")
        => unsettled -- (not yet settled; "unsettled territory")

Similarity of adj inhabited

1 sense of inhabited

Sense 1
inhabited (vs. uninhabited) -- (having inhabitants; lived in; "the inhabited regions of the earth")
       => colonized, colonised, settled -- (inhabited by colonists)
       => haunted -- (inhabited by or as if by apparitions; "a haunted house")
       => occupied, tenanted -- (resided in; having tenants; "not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up")
       => owner-occupied -- (lived in by the owner; "one owner-occupied and three rental apartments")
       => peopled -- (furnished with people; "sparsely peopled arctic regions")
       => populated -- (furnished with inhabitants; "the area is well populated"; "forests populated with all kinds of wild life")
       => populous, thickly settled -- (densely populated)
       => rock-inhabiting -- (of ferns and lichens that grow on rocks)
       => underpopulated -- (having a lower population density than normal or desirable; "the richly endowed but underpopulated Ivory Coast")

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