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cohabit

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Verb (intransitive)
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co=hab=it

CIDE DICTIONARY

cohabitv. i. [L. cohabitare; co- + habitare to dwell, to have possession of (a place), freg. of habere to have. See Habit, n. & v.].
  •  To inhabit or reside in company, or in the same place or country.  [1913 Webster]
    "The Philistines were worsted by the captived ark . . . : they were not able to cohabit with that holy thing."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To dwell or live together as husband and wife.  [1913 Webster]
    " By the common law as existing in the United States, marriage is presumed when a man and woman cohabit permanently together, being reputed by those who know them to be husband and wife, and admitting the relationship."  Wharton.  [1913 Webster]
    "The law presumes that husband and wife cohabit together, even after a voluntary separation has taken place between them."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cohabit, v.intr. (cohabited, cohabiting) live together, esp. as husband and wife without being married to one another.

Derivative
cohabitant n. cohabitation n. cohabitee n. cohabiter n.
Etymology
L cohabitare (as CO-, habitare dwell)

THESAURUS

cohabit

abide, ball, be intimate, berth, bunk, come together, commit adultery, copulate, couple, cover, diddle, domicile, domiciliate, doss down, dwell, fornicate, frig, hang out, have sex, have sexual relations, inhabit, lay, lie with, live, live together, lodge, make it with, make love, make out, mate, mount, nest, occupy, perch, remain, reside, room, roost, screw, serve, service, sleep with, squat, stay, tenant

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