1. [ verb ] (housing) make one's home or live in
Synonyms: live reside populate dwell inhabit domicile people shack

"There are only 250,000 people in Iceland" "I live in a 200-year old house" "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted" "The plains are sparsely populated"

Related terms: be camp occupy lodge board cohabit overpopulate neighbor rusticate live_in live_out people dwelling population resident inhabitant hovel residency inhabitancy liver
2. [ verb ] (housing) provide housing for
Synonyms: house put_up

"The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"

Related terms: shelter take_in chamber home rehouse lodge housing diggings
Similar spelling:   domiciliation