Definition of Habitable

1. Adjective. Fit for habitation. "The habitable world"

Exact synonyms: Inhabitable
Similar to: Livable, Liveable
Derivative terms: Habitability, Habitableness



Definition of Habitable

1. a. Capable of being inhabited; that may be inhabited or dwelt in; as, the habitable world.

Definition of Habitable

1. Adjective. Safe and comfortable, where humans, or other animals, can live; fit for habitation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Habitable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Habitable

habilitates
habilitating
habilitation
habilitations
habilitative
habilities
hability
habit
habit-forming
habit chorea
habit scoliosis
habit spasm
habit tic
habitabilities
habitability
habitable (current term)
habitable zone
habitableness
habitablenesses
habitably
habitacle
habitakle
habitakles
habitan
habitance
habitances
habitans
habitant
habitants
habitat

Literary usage of Habitable

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1. The Teaching of Geography by William James Sutherland (1909)
"Hence it is that these earth processes fashion restricted habitable areas, ... Broadly speaking, habitable lands are restricted or unrestricted and a review ..."

2. Man and nature; or, Physical geography as modified by human action by George Perkins Marsh (1864)
"The habitable Earth Originally Wooded. THERE is good reason to believe that the surface of the habitable earth, in all the climates and regions which have ..."

3. The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation of by Charles Darwin (1900)
"... the sudden appearance of groups of species —On their sudden appearance in the lowest known fossiliferous strata—Antiquity of the habitable earth. ..."

4. A History of Ancient Geography Among the Greeks and Romans from the Earliest by Edward Herbert Bunbury (1883)
"SOUTHERN LIMIT OF THE habitable WORLD. Tho calculation by which this result is arrived at is as follows. Wo know from the astronomical writers, ..."

5. A History of Ancient Geography Among the Greeks and Romans from the Earliest by Edward Herbert Bunbury (1883)
"SOUTHERN LIMIT OF THE habitable WORLD. The calculation by which this result is arrived at is as follows. We know from the astronomical writers, ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1869)
"The aboriginal population offers the most direct means of forming a general estimate of the desirable' habitable features ef particular regions, ..."

7. The First Three English Books on America ?1511-1555 A. D..: Being Chiefly by Pietro Martire d' Anghiera, Richard Eden, Sebastian Münster (1885)
"It hath been muche doubted whether habitable regions maye be founde vnder the Equi- ... be no habitable regions, if we confider how ..."

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