Definition of Accustom

1. Verb. Make psychologically or physically used (to something). "She became habituated to the background music"

Exact synonyms: Habituate
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Specialized synonyms: Harden, Indurate, Inure, Teach, Addict, Hook
Derivative terms: Habit, Habituation, Habituation



Definition of Accustom

1. v. t. To make familiar by use; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to.

2. v. i. To be wont.

3. n. Custom.

Definition of Accustom

1. Verb. (transitive) To make familiar by use; to cause to accept; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with ''to''. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive obsolete) To be wont. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive obsolete) To cohabit. ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) Custom. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accustom

1. to make familiar [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accustom

accuse
accused
accuser
accusers
accuses
accusest
accuseth
accusing
accusingly
accusive
accusor
accusors
accusour
accustom (current term)
accustomable
accustomably
accustomance
accustomances
accustomarily
accustomary
accustomation
accustomations
accustomed
accustomedly
accustomedness
accustoming
accustomization
accustomize

Literary usage of Accustom

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1. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes (1844)
"Do't then, said Jove ; not you, but Pallas ; she 710 accustom'd is to vex him more than you. Juno took this commission willingly. Feeling the whip, away her ..."

2. The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More (1827)
"... and tainted with the prevailing "spirit of intrigue, as to be secretly corresponding with the eventful page of history, who does not accustom himself to ..."

3. The Growth of British Policy: An Historical Essay by John Robert Seeley (1895)
"We see here the first outline of a policy to which the House of Stuart was henceforth to accustom itself more and more. This same Duke of York, ..."

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