Inherent vs Inhabit - What's the difference?

inherent | inhabit |


As an adjective inherent

is inherent.

As a verb inhabit is

to live or reside in.

inherent

English

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Adjective

(-)
  • Naturally as part or consequence of something.
  • * (Lyn Beth Neylon)
  • You are a human being. You have rights inherent in that reality. You have dignity and worth that exists prior to law.
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    Usage notes

    * Not to be confused with inherit .

    Antonyms

    * extrinsic

    Synonyms

    * ingrained

    inhabit

    English

    Alternative forms

    * enhabit (obsolete)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To live or reside in.
  • The Inuit inhabit the Arctic.
  • * Moore
  • O, who would inhabit this bleak world alone?
  • To be present in; to occupy.
  • Strange thoughts inhabit my mind.

    Synonyms

    * bedwell

    Derived terms

    * inhabitable