Habitable meaning

hăbĭ-tə-bəl
Suitable to live in or on; inhabitable.

Habitable land.

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That can be inhabited; fit to be lived in.
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Safe and comfortable, where humans, or other animals, can live; fit for habitation.

After we found the freshwater spring we were more confident that the place was habitable.

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Origin of habitable

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin habitābilis from habitāre to dwell frequentative of habēre to have ghabh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Originally derived from the Latin habitābilis (“habitable”), from habitō (“dwell, live”).

    From Wiktionary