Definitions for habitationˌhæb ɪˈteɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hab•i•ta•tionˌhæb ɪˈteɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. a place of residence; dwelling; abode.

  2. the act of inhabiting; occupancy by inhabitants.

  3. a colony or settlement; community.

Origin of habitation:

1325–75; ME (h)abitacioun (< AF) < L habitātiō a dwelling =habitā(re) to inhabit (see habitat ) +-tiō -tion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. habitation(noun)

    the native habitat or home of an animal or plant

  2. dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house(noun)

    housing that someone is living in

    "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"

  3. inhabitancy, inhabitation, habitation(noun)

    the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men)

    "he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony"


  1. habitation(Noun)

    The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy.

  2. habitation(Noun)

    A place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Habitation(noun)

    the act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy

  2. Habitation(noun)

    place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house

Translations for habitation

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the act of living in (a building etc)

These houses are not fit for human habitation.

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