inhabit-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: (Cause to) physically be in or be a resident of, for any length of time.

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent[concrete]] INHABIT (NP2[location])

The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted.
Deer inhabit these woods.
Lobbyists inhabit the halls of the White House.
You don't even contribute to anything, Tom, you just inhabit!

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: Residence
PropBank: inhabit.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: (Cause to) be present or exist in a space as an abstract object.

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent[abstract]] INHABIT NP2[location]

Strange notions inhabited her mind.
Sweet memories inhabit this house.
Fear inhabits our hearts.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3