Definition of habitable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhæbɪtəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæbɪtəbl//
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suitable for people to live in The house should be habitable by the new year. The room was barely habitable. They’ve done their best to make the house habitable. opposite uninhabitableWord Familyinhabit verbhabitable adjective (uninhabitable)inhabited adjective (uninhabited)inhabitant nounhabitation noun Word Origin late Middle English: via Old French from Latin habitabilis, from habitare ‘possess, inhabit’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: habitable