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Definition of the noun habitation
What does habitation mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: habitations
- the native habitat or home of an animal or plant
- lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
- more generic terms: habitat / home ground = the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs
- more specific words:
- housing that someone is living in
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of habitation: abode / domicile / dwelling / dwelling house / home
- more generic terms: housing / living accommodations / lodging = structures collectively in which people are housed
- more specific terms:
- cliff dwelling = a rock and adobe dwelling built on sheltered ledges in the sides of a cliff
- condominium / condo = one of the dwelling units in a condominium
- fixer-upper = a house or other dwelling in need of repair
- fireside / hearth = home symbolized as a part of the fireplace
- hermitage = the abode of a hermit
- homestead = dwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land
- house = a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
- lake dwelling / pile dwelling = dwelling built on piles in or near a lake
- indian lodge / lodge = any of various Native American dwellings
- messuage = a dwelling house and its adjacent buildings and the adjacent land used by the household
- semi-detached house = a dwelling that is attached to something on only one side
- vacation home = a dwelling (a second home) where you live while you are on vacation
- yurt = a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting
- bathroom = a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
- sleeping accommodation / sleeping room / bedchamber / bedroom / chamber = a room used primarily for sleeping
- den = a room that is comfortable and secluded
- dinette = a small area off of a kitchen that is used for dining
- dining room / dining-room = a room used for dining
- dressing room = a room in which you can change clothes
- family room = a recreation room in a private house
- kitchen = a room equipped for preparing meals
- sitting room / living room / living-room / front room / parlour / parlor = a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax
- the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men)
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of habitation: inhabitancy / inhabitation
- more generic words: occupancy / tenancy = an act of being a tenant or occupant
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the noun habitation
- The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy.
- A place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for habitation
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by Benjamin Keach
Our Habitation is the place where our choicest comforts remain; as our dearest relations, company, chief riches, or treasure...
Outlines of Sermons, by the Author of "Helps for the Pulpit." To which is Appended, The Art of Preaching, Practically Developed in the "Confessions" of F.V. Reinhard
A habitation is the place of rest and repose after the toils and fatigues of the day. Night is the time for rest; How sweet when labours close, To gather round an aching breast, The curtain of repose, Stretch the tired limbs, and lay the head, Down ...
by Jens Röhrkasten
The only exception to the rule of early London habitation is the Minoresses whose house was founded in the late thirteenth century.
Trusting in God When it Hurts the Most by Leary Bonnett
Wherever God inhabits becomes sacred, because God's habitation is a place of unlimited possibilities. Additionally, sacred places afford us an atmosphere of tranquility that enables us to create space in our hearts for God. Jesus, on repeated ...
Being a New Abridgment by the Most Eminent Legal Authorities by Sir Alexander Wood Renton, William Bowstead
Provision is made for the closing and demolition of houses which are unfit for human habitation, and for dealing with houses which, although not in themselves unfit for human habitation, yet so obstruct light or air as to make adjoining houses ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
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Photo credit: Jérémy Couture
Access stairway to the Wall (Intramuros)
Photo credit: Marco Cabazal
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- Habitation Latouche, Le Carbet, Martinique
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- Anthropomorphic Habitation
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- Habitation dans la roche
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- Habitation typique
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Quotes about habitation
After having dispatched a meal, I went ashore, and found no habitation save a single house, and that without an occupant; we had no doubt that the people had fled in terror at our approach, as the house was completely furnished. (Christopher Columbus)
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Scrabble value of H4A1B3I1T1A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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