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ac·cus·tomed

 (ə-kŭs′təmd)
adj.
1. Being in the habit: I am accustomed to sleeping late.
2. Having been adapted to the existing environment and conditions: eyes not accustomed to desert sun.
3. Frequently practiced, used, or experienced; customary: answered with his accustomed modesty. See Synonyms at usual.

accustomed

(əˈkʌstəmd)
adj
1. usual; customary
2. (foll by: to) used or inured (to)
3. (foll by: to) in the habit (of): accustomed to walking after meals.

ac•cus•tomed

(əˈkʌs təmd)

adj.
1. customary; usual; habitual: in their accustomed manner.
2. habituated; acclimated (usu. fol. by to): accustomed to staying up late.
[1400–50]
ac•cus′tomed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.accustomed - (often followed by `to') in the habit of or adapted toaccustomed - (often followed by `to') in the habit of or adapted to; "accustomed to doing her own work"; "I've grown accustomed to her face"
unaccustomed - not habituated to; unfamiliar with; "unaccustomed to wearing suits"
2.accustomed - commonly used or practicedaccustomed - commonly used or practiced; usual; "his accustomed thoroughness"; "took his customary morning walk"; "his habitual comment"; "with her wonted candor"
usual - occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure; "grew the usual vegetables"; "the usual summer heat"; "came at the usual time"; "the child's usual bedtime"

accustomed

accustomed

adjective
1. Commonly practiced or used:
2. Familiar through repetition:
3. In the habit:
Translations
مُعْتَاد، مَعْهُود
obvyklý
sædvanlig
megszokott
vanalegur
navaditi senavajen
herzamankimutat

accustomed

[əˈkʌstəmd] ADJacostumbrado, usual

accustomed

[əˈkʌstəmd] adj
(= used) to be accustomed to sth → être coutumier/ière de qch, être habitué(e) à qch
to become accustomed to sth [person] → s'habituer à qch, s'accoutumer à qch
to become accustomed to sth [eyes] → s'accoutumer à qch
to be accustomed to doing sth → avoir l'habitude de faire qch
(= usual) [place, position] → habituel(le)
his accustomed response → sa réponse habituelle

accustomed

adj attr (= usual)gewohnt

accustomed

[əˈkʌstəmd] adj (usual) → abituale
to be accustomed to sth → essere abituato/a a qc
to get accustomed to sth/to doing sth → abituarsi or adattarsi a qc/a fare 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.

accustomed

a. acostumbrado-a;
vt.
to be ___ toestar acostumbrado-a a.
References in classic literature ?
These, then, and such-like things ought to be the first object of our attention: the next age to this continues till the child is five years old; during which time it is best to teach him nothing at all, not even necessary labour, lest it should hinder his growth; but he should be accustomed to use so much motion as not to acquire a lazy habit of body; which he will get by various means and by play also: his play also ought to be neither illiberal nor too laborious nor lazy.
The phoenix was to let, on this elevated perch, when Mr Dorrit, who had lately succeeded to his property, mentioned to his bankers that he wished to discover a lady, well-bred, accomplished, well connected, well accustomed to good society, who was qualified at once to complete the education of his daughters, and to be their matron or chaperon.
For people accustomed to think that plans of campaign and battles are made by generals- as any one of us sitting over a map in his study may imagine how he would have arranged things in this or that battle- the questions present themselves: Why did Kutuzov during the retreat not do this or that?
His eminence came in softly, lightly, and silently as a shadow, and surprised the countenance of the comte, as he was accustomed to do, pretending to divine by the simple expression of the face of his interlocutor what would be the result of the conversation.
At night great beasts snarled and roared about their tiny cabin, but, so accustomed may one become to oft repeated noises, that soon they paid little attention to them, sleeping soundly the whole night through.
These two men who had lived so long together in a community of intelligence, and whose eyes, accustomed to economize expressions, knew how to say so many things silently - these two old friends, one as noble as the other in heart, if they were unequal in fortune and birth, remained tongue-tied whilst looking at each other.
A BLIND MAN was accustomed to distinguishing different animals by touching them with his hands.
Such dominions thus acquired are either accustomed to live under a prince, or to live in freedom; and are acquired either by the arms of the prince himself, or of others, or else by fortune or by ability.
A more forlorn set they had never encountered: they had not a morsel of meat or fish; nor anything to subsist on, excepting roots, wild rosebuds, the barks of certain plants, and other vegetable production; neither had they any weapon for hunting or defence, excepting an old spear: yet the poor fellows made no murmur nor complaint; but seemed accustomed to their hard fare.
Adrienne had arranged every thing in her own mind, and I was to be produced only at those extra hours in the morning, when she had been accustomed to take exercise in the open air.
They already began to consider themselves on a par with the M'Tavishes, the M'Gillivrays, the Frobishers, and the other magnates of the Northwest, whom they had been accustomed to look up to as the great ones of the earth; and they were a little disposed, perhaps, to wear their suddenly-acquired honors with some air of pretension.
You won't find," he would say to Miss Rhoda, "that splendour and rank to which you are accustomed at the West End, my dear Miss, at our humble mansion in Russell Square.