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definition of the word accustom

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Old French acostumer, acustumer, French accoutumer; à (Latin ad) + Old French costume, French coutume, custom. See custom.

Infinitive
to accustom

Third person singular
accustoms

Simple past
accustomed

Past participle
accustomed

Present participle
accustoming

to accustom (third-person singular simple present accustoms, present participle accustoming, simple past and past participle accustomed)

  1. (transitive) To make familiar by use; to cause to accept; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to.
    • ca. 1753: I shall always fear that he who accustoms himself to fraud in little things, wants only opportunity to practice it in greater. - John Hawkesworth et al., Adventurer
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To be wont.
  3. (intransitive, obsolete) To cohabit.
    • We with the best men accustom openly; you with the basest commit private adulteries. - John Milton


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