AskDefine | Define accustomed

Dictionary Definition

accustomed adj
1 (often followed by `to') in the habit of or adapted to; "accustomed to doing her own work"; "I've grown accustomed to her face" [ant: unaccustomed]
2 commonly used or practiced; usual; "his accustomed thoroughness"; "took his customary morning walk"; "his habitual comment"; "with her wonted candor" [syn: customary, habitual, wonted(a)]

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English

Etymology

accustom + -ed

Pronunciation

ac'cus*tomed ahk-KUHS-tohmd

Adjective

  1. Familiar through use; usual; customary.
    Quotations
    • An accustomed action - Shakespeare, Macbeth, V-v
  2. Frequented by customers
    Quotations
    • A well accustomed shop - Smollett

Translations

familiar

Verb

accustomed
  1. past of accustom

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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