Wonting
Wont Wont, v. i. [imp. {Wont}, p. p. {Wont}, or {Wonted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wonting}.] To be accustomed or habituated; to be used. [1913 Webster]

A yearly solemn feast she wont to make. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • wonting — won t || wəʊnt n. custom, habit; usual practice v. be used to, accustomed to; become used to; become accustomed to (Archaic) adj. accustomed to, customary to, tends to …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wonting — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wont — Wont, v. i. [imp. {Wont}, p. p. {Wont}, or {Wonted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wonting}.] To be accustomed or habituated; to be used. [1913 Webster] A yearly solemn feast she wont to make. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wont — Wont, v. i. [imp. {Wont}, p. p. {Wont}, or {Wonted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wonting}.] To be accustomed or habituated; to be used. [1913 Webster] A yearly solemn feast she wont to make. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wont — Wont, v. i. [imp. {Wont}, p. p. {Wont}, or {Wonted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wonting}.] To be accustomed or habituated; to be used. [1913 Webster] A yearly solemn feast she wont to make. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wonted — Wont Wont, v. i. [imp. {Wont}, p. p. {Wont}, or {Wonted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wonting}.] To be accustomed or habituated; to be used. [1913 Webster] A yearly solemn feast she wont to make. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wont — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English woned, wont, from past participle of wonen to dwell, be used to, from Old English wunian; akin to Old High German wonēn to dwell, be used to, Sanskrit vanoti he strives for more at win Date: before 12th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wont — wontless, adj. /wawnt, wohnt, wunt/, adj., n., v., wont, wont or wonted, wonting. adj. 1. accustomed; used (usually fol. by an infinitive): He was wont to rise at dawn. n. 2. custom; habit; practice: It was her wont to walk three miles before… …   Universalium

  • bon ton — Synonyms and related words: conformity, consuetude, convention, currency, custom, established way, etiquette, fashion, fashionableness, folkway, haute couture, high fashion, manner, manners, mode, modishness, mores, observance, popularity,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • conformity — Synonyms and related words: accord, accordance, acquiescence, acquittal, acquittance, adherence, adoration, affinity, agreement, alikeness, allegiance, alliance, analogy, aping, approach, approximation, assent, assimilation, balance, bienseance,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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