Habituated
Habituate Ha*bit"u*ate (h[.a]*b[i^]t"[-u]*[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Habituated} (h[.a]*b[i^]t"[-u]*[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Habituating} (h[.a]*b[i^]t"[-u]*[=a]`t[i^]ng).] [L. habituatus, p. p. of habituare to bring into a condition or habit of body: cf. F. habituer. See {Habit}.] 1. To make accustomed; to accustom; to familiarize. [1913 Webster]

Our English dogs, who were habituated to a colder clime. --Sir K. Digby. [1913 Webster]

Men are first corrupted . . . and next they habituate themselves to their vicious practices. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster]

2. To settle as an inhabitant. [Obs.] --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]


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  • habituated — UK [həˈbɪtʃueɪtɪd] US [həˈbɪtʃuˌeɪtɪd] adjective very familiar with something as a result of experiencing it regularly young men habituated to a life of crime Thesaurus: knowing and knowing about somethingsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • habituated — index accustomed (familiarized), addicted, inveterate, practiced Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • habituated — [[t]həbɪ̱tʃueɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, usu ADJ to n If you are habituated to something, you have become used to it. [FORMAL] People in the area are habituated to the idea of learning from the person above how to do the work... More… …   English dictionary

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  • habituated — UK [həˈbɪtʃueɪtɪd] / US [həˈbɪtʃuˌeɪtɪd] adjective very familiar with something as a result of experiencing it regularly young men habituated to a life of crime …   English dictionary

  • habituated — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. inurred, used to, accustomed, familiar, acclimated, seasoned, adapted, hardened, conditioned. ANT.: unfamiliar, new II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. In the habit: accustomed, used, wont. See USUAL. 2. Subject …   English dictionary for students

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  • become habituated — index naturalize (acclimate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • accustomed to — habituated with regards to, used to …   English contemporary dictionary

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