Habituate

Definition of Habituate

Ha`bit´u`ate   Pronunciation: hå`bĭt´ũ`āt
v. t.1.To make accustomed; to accustom; to familiarize.
[imp. & p. p. Habituated (hå*bĭt"ũ*ā`tĕd); p. pr. & vb. n. Habituating (hå*bĭt"ũ*ā`tĭng).]
Our English dogs, who were habituated to a colder clime.
- Sir K. Digby.
Men are first corrupted . . . and next they habituate themselves to their vicious practices.
- Tillotson.
2.To settle as an inhabitant.
a.1.Firmly established by custom; formed by habit; habitual.

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