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ac·cus·tom

 (ə-kŭs′təm)
tr.v. ac·cus·tomed, ac·cus·tom·ing, ac·cus·toms
To familiarize, as by constant practice, use, or habit: I have accustomed myself to working long hours.

[Middle English accustomen, from Old French acostumer : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + costume, custom; see custom.]

accustom

(əˈkʌstəm)
vb
(usually foll by: to) to make (oneself) familiar (with) or used (to), as by practice, habit, or experience
[C15: from Old French acostumer, from costume custom]

ac•cus•tom

(əˈkʌs təm)

v.t. -tomed, -tom•ing.
to familiarize by custom or use; habituate: to accustom oneself to cold weather.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French acoustumer. See ac-, custom]

accustom


Past participle: accustomed
Gerund: accustoming

Imperative
accustom
accustom
Present
I accustom
you accustom
he/she/it accustoms
we accustom
you accustom
they accustom
Preterite
I accustomed
you accustomed
he/she/it accustomed
we accustomed
you accustomed
they accustomed
Present Continuous
I am accustoming
you are accustoming
he/she/it is accustoming
we are accustoming
you are accustoming
they are accustoming
Present Perfect
I have accustomed
you have accustomed
he/she/it has accustomed
we have accustomed
you have accustomed
they have accustomed
Past Continuous
I was accustoming
you were accustoming
he/she/it was accustoming
we were accustoming
you were accustoming
they were accustoming
Past Perfect
I had accustomed
you had accustomed
he/she/it had accustomed
we had accustomed
you had accustomed
they had accustomed
Future
I will accustom
you will accustom
he/she/it will accustom
we will accustom
you will accustom
they will accustom
Future Perfect
I will have accustomed
you will have accustomed
he/she/it will have accustomed
we will have accustomed
you will have accustomed
they will have accustomed
Future Continuous
I will be accustoming
you will be accustoming
he/she/it will be accustoming
we will be accustoming
you will be accustoming
they will be accustoming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been accustoming
you have been accustoming
he/she/it has been accustoming
we have been accustoming
you have been accustoming
they have been accustoming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been accustoming
you will have been accustoming
he/she/it will have been accustoming
we will have been accustoming
you will have been accustoming
they will have been accustoming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been accustoming
you had been accustoming
he/she/it had been accustoming
we had been accustoming
you had been accustoming
they had been accustoming
Conditional
I would accustom
you would accustom
he/she/it would accustom
we would accustom
you would accustom
they would accustom
Past Conditional
I would have accustomed
you would have accustomed
he/she/it would have accustomed
we would have accustomed
you would have accustomed
they would have accustomed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.accustom - make psychologically or physically used (to something)accustom - make psychologically or physically used (to something); "She became habituated to the background music"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
inure, indurate, harden - cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate; "He was inured to the cold"
teach - accustom gradually to some action or attitude; "The child is taught to obey her parents"
addict, hook - to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

accustom

verb familiarize, train, coach, discipline, adapt, instruct, make used, school, season, acquaint, inure, habituate, acclimatize, make conversant He accustoms us to a mixture of humour and tragedy in one play.

accustom

verb
To make familiar through constant practice or use:
Translations
يَعْـتَـاد، يَتَعَوَّد
zvyknout si
hozzászokik
aî venja viî e-î
įprastasįpratęsįpratintipriprasti
pieradinātpierast
alışmakalıştırmak

accustom

[əˈkʌstəm] VTacostumbrar, habituar (to a) to accustom sb to (doing) sthacostumbrar a algn a (hacer) algo
to accustom o.s. to (doing) sthacostumbrarse a (hacer) algo
to be accustomed to (doing) sthestar acostumbrado a (hacer) algo
to get accustomed to (doing) sthacostumbrarse a (hacer) algo

accustom

[əˈkʌstəm] vtaccoutumer, habituer
to accustom o.s. to sth → s'habituer à qch
to accustom sb to sth → habituer qn à qch

accustom

vt to accustom somebody/oneself to somethingjdn/sich an etw (acc)gewöhnen; to accustom oneself to doing somethingsich daran gewöhnen, etw zu tun; to be accustomed to somethingan etw (acc)gewöhnt sein; to be accustomed to doing somethinggewöhnt sein, etw zu tun; it is not what I am accustomed toich bin so etwas nicht gewöhnt; to become or get accustomed to somethingsich an etw (acc)gewöhnen; to become or get accustomed to doing somethingsich daran gewöhnen, etw zu tun

accustom

[əˈkʌstəm] vt to accustom sb to sth/to doing sthabituare qn a qc/a fare qc
to accustom o.s. to sth → abituarsi a qc

accustom

(əˈkastəm) verb
to make (especially oneself) familiar with or used to. He soon accustomed himself to the idea.
acˈcustomed adjective
usual. his accustomed seat.
accustomed to
familiar with or used to. I am not accustomed to being treated like this.

accustom

v. acostumbrar, hacer algo de costumbre.
References in classic literature ?
In the whole of her subsequent manner, she traced the direction of a mind awakened to reasonable exertion; for no sooner had they entered their common sitting-room, than Marianne turned her eyes around it with a look of resolute firmness, as if determined at once to accustom herself to the sight of every object with which the remembrance of Willoughby could be connected.
You are aware that my plan in bringing up these girls is, not to accustom them to habits of luxury and indulgence, but to render them hardy, patient, self-denying.
And it takes a long time to accustom Jip to his new residence, after we have bought it; whenever he goes in or out, he makes all the little bells ring, and is horribly frightened.
It was likewise ordered, that three hundred tailors should make me a suit of clothes, after the fashion of the country; that six of his majesty's greatest scholars should be employed to instruct me in their language; and lastly, that the emperor's horses, and those of the nobility and troops of guards, should be frequently exercised in my sight, to accustom themselves to me.
Our eyes were beginning to accustom themselves to the dark, to distinguish shapes around us.
The King hoped, however, that time might not only soften her anger, but accustom her to his sight.
With sugar, which she passionately loves, you will accustom her to approach you, and to know you again.