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4 definitions found
 for Habituate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Habituate \Ha*bit"u*ate\ (h[.a]*b[i^]t"[-u]*[asl]t), a.
     Firmly established by custom; formed by habit; habitual. [R.]
     --Hammond.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Habituate \Ha*bit"u*ate\ (h[.a]*b[i^]t"[-u]*[=a]t), v. t. [imp.
     & p. p. Habituated (h[.a]*b[i^]t"[-u]*[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Habituating (h[.a]*b[i^]t"[-u]*[=a]`t[i^]ng).] [L.
     habituatus, p. p. of habituare to bring into a condition or
     habit of body: cf. F. habituer. See Habit.]
     1. To make accustomed; to accustom; to familiarize.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Our English dogs, who were habituated to a colder
              clime.                                --Sir K.
                                                    Digby.
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              Men are first corrupted . . . and next they
              habituate themselves to their vicious practices.
                                                    --Tillotson.
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     2. To settle as an inhabitant. [Obs.] --Sir W. Temple.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  habituate
      v 1: take or consume (regularly or habitually); "She uses drugs
           rarely" [syn: use, habituate]
      2: make psychologically or physically used (to something); "She
         became habituated to the background music" [syn: habituate,
         accustom]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "habituate":
     acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accustom, adapt, addict,
     adjust, bear, break, break in, case harden, condition, confirm,
     domesticate, domesticize, endure, establish, familiarize, fix,
     gentle, harden, housebreak, inure, naturalize, orient, orientate,
     season, support, take to, tame, tolerate, train, use, wont
  
  

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