Tuesday, March 16, 2010

cohabit

cohabit [ koh-HAB-it ]
 intransitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. to live together although not legally married
2. to coexist or dwell together
3. to share an intimate relationship
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Couples could not cohabit in that self-righteous town without first getting married.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Jill Goldman, a family law expert at Thomas Eggar, said: "It is true that these days most people cohabit for a while before marriage and therefore, they are that much older on average when they marry than they would have been in the 1960s and 1970s and earlier.