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accustom


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accustom  \Ac*cus"tom\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Accustomed};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Accustoming}.]  [OF.  acostumer  acustumer  F. 
  accoutumer  [`a]  (L.  ad)  +  OF  costume,  F.  coutume  custom. 
  See  {Custom}.] 
  To  make  familiar  by  use  to  habituate,  familiarize,  or  inure; 
  --  with  to 
 
  I  shall  always  fear  that  he  who  accustoms  himself  to 
  fraud  in  little  things  wants  only  opportunity  to 
  practice  it  in  greater.  --Adventurer. 
 
  Syn:  To  habituate;  inure;  exercise;  train. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accustom  \Ac*cus"tom\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  be  wont.  [Obs.]  --Carew. 
 
  2.  To  cohabit.  [Obs.] 
 
  We  with  the  best  men  accustom  openly;  you  with  the 
  basest  commit  private  adulteries.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accustom  \Ac*cus"tom\,  n. 
  Custom.  [Obs.]  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  accustom 
  v  :  make  used  (to  something);  "She  became  habituated  to  the 
  background  music"  [syn:  {habituate}] 




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