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ɪnˈhæb ɪ təntin·hab·i·tant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inhabitant, habitant, dweller, denizen, indwellernoun

    a person who inhabits a particular place

Wiktionary

  1. inhabitantnoun

    Someone or thing who lives in a place.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inhabitantnoun

    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

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

  2. Inhabitantnoun

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

    Etymology: [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.

Editors Contribution

  1. inhabitant

    A person who lives at a specific place.

    The countries inhabitants are grateful for their neighbours.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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

Examples of inhabitant in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Hans Albrecht Bethe:

    If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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