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ACCUSTOMED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does accustomed mean? 

ACCUSTOMED (adjective)
  The adjective ACCUSTOMED has 2 senses:

1. (often followed by 'to') in the habit of or adapted to
2. commonly used or practiced; usual

  Familiarity information: ACCUSTOMED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ACCUSTOMED (adjective)


Sense 1accustomed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(often followed by 'to') in the habit of or adapted to

Context examples:

accustomed to doing her own work / I've grown accustomed to her face

Similar:

used to; wont to (in the habit)

Antonym:

unaccustomed (not habituated to; unfamiliar with)


Sense 2accustomed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Commonly used or practiced; usual

Synonyms:

wonted; accustomed; customary; habitual

Context examples:

his accustomed thoroughness / took his customary morning walk / his habitual comment / with her wonted candor

Similar:

usual (occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure)


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