What does habitable mean?

Definitions for habitableˈhæb ɪ tə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. habitable, inhabitable(adj)

    fit for habitation

    "the habitable world"


  1. habitable(Adjective)

    Safe and comfortable, where humans, or other animals, can live; fit for habitation.

    After we found the freshwater spring we were more confident that the place was habitable.

  2. Origin: Originally derived from the habitabilis, from habito.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Habitable(adj)

    capable of being inhabited; that may be inhabited or dwelt in; as, the habitable world

  2. Origin: [F. habitable, L. habitabilis.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Habitable

    hab′it-a-bl, adj. that may be dwelt in.—ns. Habitabil′ity, Hab′itableness.—adv. Hab′itably.—ns. Hab′itant, an inhabitant; Hab′itat, the natural abode or locality of an animal or plant: place of abode generally; Habitā′tion, act of inhabiting: a dwelling or residence: a group, lodge, company, as of the so-called 'Primrose League.' [Fr.,—L. habitabilishabitāre, -ātum, to inhabit, freq. of habēre, to have.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of habitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of habitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jason Steffen:

    Life in a multi-habitable system may have a higher probability of surviving.

  2. John Dryden:

    Look around the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.

  3. Jason Steffen:

    You're no worse off by having a neighboring planet that's also in the habitable zone.

  4. Hunter Waite:

    Now, Enceladus is high on the list in the solar system for showing habitable conditions.

  5. Alfred McEwen:

    It's not necessarily habitable just because it's water – at least to terrestrial organisms.

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