Words related to haunt

Proto-Indo-European root meaning "to settle, dwell, be home."

It forms all or part of: Amphictyonic; hamlet; hangar; haunt; home; site; situate; situation; situs.

It is the hypothetical source of/evidence for its existence is provided by: Sanskrit kseti "abides, dwells;" Armenian shen "inhabited;" Greek kome, Lithuanian kaimas "village;" Old Church Slavonic semija "domestic servants;" Old English ham "dwelling place, house, abode," German heim "home," Gothic haims "village."
haunts (n.)
"place or places one frequents," early 14c.; see haunt (n.).
haunted (adj.)
early 14c., "accustomed;" mid-14c., "stirred, aroused;" early 15c., "frequent;" 1570s, "much-frequented;" past-participle adjective from haunt (v.). Meaning "visited by ghosts" is from 1711; haunted house attested by 1733.
haunting (adj.)
late 14c., present-participle adjective from haunt (v.). Middle English hauntingly meant "frequently" (mid-15c.); sense of "so as to haunt one's thoughts or memory" is from 1859.