in·hab·it / inˈhabit/ • v. (-hab·it·ed , -hab·it·ing ) [tr.] (of a person, animal, or group) live in or occupy (a place or environment): a bird that inhabits North America urban centers inhabited by more than 10 million people| [as adj.] (inhabited) the loneliest inhabited place on Earth. DERIVATIVES: in·hab·it·a·bil·i·ty / -ˌhabitəˈbilitē/ n. in·hab·it·a·ble adj. in·hab·i·ta·tion / -ˌhabiˈtāshən/ n.