Definitions for inhabitantɪnˈhæb ɪ tənt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word inhabitant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inhabitant, habitant, dweller, denizen, indweller(noun)

    a person who inhabits a particular place

Wiktionary

  1. inhabitant(Noun)

    Someone or thing who lives in a place.

  2. Origin: inhabitant, from inhabitans, present participle of inhabito, from in- + habito (frequentative of habeo, from ghabh-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inhabitant(noun)

    one who dwells or resides permanently in a place, as distinguished from a transient lodger or visitor; as, an inhabitant of a house, a town, a city, county, or state

  2. Inhabitant(noun)

    one who has a legal settlement in a town, city, or parish; a permanent resident

  3. Origin: [L. inhabitans, -antis, p. pr. of inhabitare.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. INHABITANT

    A native of any village, town or city. OLDEST INHABITANT The Champion Liar.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inhabitant' in Nouns Frequency: #2154

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inhabitant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inhabitant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hannah More:

    Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam on those that are without while the inhabitant sits in darkness.

  2. Hannah More:

    Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness.

  3. James Buchanan:

    But be this as it may, it is the imperative and indispensable duty of the Government of the United States to secure to every resident inhabitant the free and independent expression of his opinion by his vote.

  4. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    It is by no means certain that our individual personality is the single inhabitant of these our corporeal frames... We all do things both awake and asleep which surprise us. Perhaps we have cotenants in this house we live in.

  5. Leonard Bernstein:

    Any great work of art revives and readapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world -- the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air.

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