Definition of Wont

1. Noun. An established custom. "It was their habit to dine at 7 every evening"

Exact synonyms: Habit
Generic synonyms: Custom, Tradition
Derivative terms: Habituate



Definition of Wont

1. a. Using or doing customarily; accustomed; habituated; used.

2. n. Custom; habit; use; usage.

3. v. i. To be accustomed or habituated; to be used.

4. v. t. To accustom; -- used reflexively.

5. a. Using or doing customarily; accustomed; habituated; used.

6. n. Custom; habit; use; usage.

7. v. i. To be accustomed or habituated; to be used.

8. v. t. To accustom; -- used reflexively.

Definition of Wont

1. Noun. One’s habitual way of doing things, practice, custom. ¹

2. Adjective. (archaic) Accustomed or used (''to'' or ''with'' a thing). ¹

3. Adjective. (context: designating habitual behaviour) Accustomed, apt (''to doing'' something). ¹

4. Verb. (transitive archaic) To make (someone) used to; to accustom. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive archaic) To be accustomed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wont

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

Medical Definition of Wont

1. Using or doing customarily; accustomed; habituated; used. "As he was wont to go." "If the ox were wont to push with his horn." (Ex. Xxi. 29) Origin: For woned, p. P. Of won, wone, to dwell, AS. Wunian; akin to D. Wonen, OS. Wunn, OHG, wonn, G. Wohnen, and AS. Wund, gewuna, custom, habit; orig. Probably, to take pleasure; cf. Icel. Una to dwell, to enjoy, Goth. Wunan to rejoice (in unwunands sad); and akin to Skr. Van to like, to wish. Cf. Wean, Win. Custom; habit; use; usage. "They are . . . To be called out to their military motions, under sky or covert, according to the season, as was the Roman wont." (Milton) "From childly wont and ancient use." (Cowper) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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