accustomed

accustomed
adjective Date: 15th century 1. often used or practiced ; customary <
her accustomed cheerfulness
>
2. adapted to existing conditions <
eyes accustomed to the dark
>
3. being in the habit or custom <
accustomed to winning
>
Synonyms: see usualaccustomedness noun

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  • Accustomed — Ac*cus tomed, a. 1. Familiar through use; usual; customary. An accustomed action. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Frequented by customers. [Obs.] A well accustomed shop. Smollett. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accustomed — I (customary) adjective adsuetus, common, commonplace, confirmed, consuetudinal, consuetudinary, conventional, established, fixed, habitual, normal, ordinary, prevailing, regular, routine, solitus, traditional, usual associated concepts:… …   Law dictionary

  • accustomed — [ə kus′təmd] adj. 1. customary; usual; characteristic [he spoke with accustomed ease] 2. used (to); habituated ( to) [accustomed to obeying orders] SYN. USUAL …   English World dictionary

  • accustomed — accustomed; un·accustomed; …   English syllables

  • accustomed — [adj1] be or become prepared, used to acclimatized, acquainted, adapted, addicted, confirmed, disciplined, familiar, familiarized, given to, grooved*, habituated, habituated in, in the habit, inured, seasoned, settled in, trained; concept 403 Ant …   New thesaurus

  • accustomed — (adj.) late 15c., made customary, habitual, pp. adjective formed from ACCUSTOM (Cf. accustom) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • accustomed — wonted, customary, habitual, *usual Analogous words: natural, normal, *regular, typical: *common, ordinary, familiar Antonyms: unaccustomed Contrasted words: *strange, singular, peculiar, odd, queer, erratic: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • accustomed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ customary; usual …   English terms dictionary

  • accustomed — [[t]əkʌ̱stəmd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to n/ ing If you are accustomed to something, you know it so well or have experienced it so often that it seems natural, unsurprising, or easy to deal with. I was accustomed to being the only child at… …   English dictionary

  • accustomed — adj. (cannot stand alone) accustomed to (accustomed to hard work; accustomed to walking long distances; he got accustomed to the warm climate) * * * [ə kʌstəmd] (cannot stand alone) accustomed to (accustomed to hard work; accustomed to walking… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • accustomed — adjective 1 be accustomed to (doing) sth to be used to something: He was accustomed to a life of luxury. | I m not accustomed to getting up so early. | get/grow/become accustomed to: Her eyes quickly became accustomed to the dark 2 (only before… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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