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Meaning of accustomed by Wiktionary Dictionary

accustomed


    Etymology

    accustom + -ed

    Pronunciation

    ac'cus*tomed

    • IPA: /ə.ˈkəs.təm.əd/

    ahk-KUHS-tohmd

    Adjective

    accustomed ( comparative more accustomed, superlative most accustomed )

    1. Familiar through use; usual; customary.
    2. Inured to; adapted to existing conditions .
      accustomed to walking long distances
      accustomed to cold
    3. ( obsolete ) Frequented by customers

    Verb

    accustomed

    1. Simple past tense and past participle of accustom .


Explanation of accustomed by Wordnet Dictionary

accustomed


    Adjective
    1. in the habit of or adapted to

    2. accustomed to doing her own work
      I've grown accustomed to her face
    3. commonly used or practiced

    4. his accustomed thoroughness


    Definition of accustomed by GCIDE Dictionary

    accustomed


    1. Accustom v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accustomed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Accustoming.] [OF. acostumer, acustumer, F. accoutumer; à ( 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.

    2. Accustomed a.
      1. Familiar through use; usual; customary. “An accustomed action.” Shak.

      2. Frequented by customers. [Obs.] “A well accustomed shop.” Smollett.