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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [hab-i-tuh-buh l]
    • /ˈhæb ɪ tə bəl/
    • /ˈhæb.ɪ.tə.bl̩/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hab-i-tuh-buh l]
    • /ˈhæb ɪ tə bəl/

Definitions of habitable word

  • adjective habitable capable of being inhabited. 1
  • noun habitable Suitable or good enough to live in. 1
  • adjective habitable fit to live in 1
  • adjective habitable If a place is habitable, it is good enough for people to live in. 0
  • adjective habitable able to be lived in 0
  • adjective habitable that can be inhabited; fit to be lived in 0

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Origin of habitable

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English habitābilis, equivalent to habitā(re) to inhabit (see habitat) + -bilis -ble; replacing Middle English abitable < Middle French

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Parts of speech for Habitable


habitable popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for habitable

adj habitable

  • livable — suitable for living in; habitable; comfortable: It took a lot of work to make the old house livable.

adjective habitable

  • comfortable — If a piece of furniture or an item of clothing is comfortable, it makes you feel physically relaxed when you use it, for example because it is soft.
  • inhabitable — to live or dwell in (a place), as people or animals: Small animals inhabited the woods.

Antonyms for habitable

adjective habitable

  • uninhabitable — to live or dwell in (a place), as people or animals: Small animals inhabited the woods.

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