Antonyms for inhabitɪnˈhæb ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. populate, dwell, live, inhabit(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    go, exist, harp, live, hold out, populate, lie in, brood, be, experience, hold up, subsist, dwell, live on, lie, consist, endure, inhabit, survive, know, last

  2. inhabit(verb)

    be present in

    "sweet memories inhabit this house"

    Synonyms:
    dwell, live, populate

  3. dwell, inhabit(verb)

    exist or be situated within

    "Strange notions inhabited her mind"

    Synonyms:
    lie in, dwell, populate, harp, brood, live, lie, consist, inhabit

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inhabit

    To abide is to remain continuously without limit of time unless expressed by the context: "to-day I must abide at thy house," Luke xix, 5; "a settled place for thee to abide in forever," 1 Kings viii, 13; "Abide with me! fast falls the eventide," Lyte Hymn. Lodge, sojourn, stay, tarry, and wait always imply a limited time; lodge, to pass the night; sojourn, to remain temporarily; live, dwell, reside, to have a permanent home. Stop, in the sense of stay or sojourn, is colloquial, and not in approved use. Compare ENDURE; REST.

    Antonyms:
    abandon, avoid, depart, forfeit, forfend, journey, migrate, move, proceed, reject, resist, shun

    Synonyms:
    abide, anticipate, await, bear, bide, confront, continue, dwell, endure, expect, live, lodge, remain, reside, rest, sojourn, stay, stop, tarry, tolerate, wait, watch

    Preposition:
    Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.

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