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ad·dict

 (ə-dĭkt′)
tr.v. ad·dict·ed, ad·dict·ing, ad·dicts
1. To cause to be physiologically or psychologically dependent: The thief was addicted to cocaine. My uncle is addicted to gambling.
2.
a. To occupy (oneself) with or involve (oneself) in something habitually: That show was so good that I became addicted to watching it.
b. To cause to use something on a regular or dependent basis: economies that are addicted to fossil fuels.
n. (ăd′ĭkt)
1. One who is addicted, as to narcotics or gambling.
2. A devoted adherent; a fan: a soap-opera addict.

[Latin addīcere, addict-, to sentence : ad-, ad- + dīcere, to adjudge; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

addicted

(əˈdɪktɪd)
adj
1. dependent on a substance, esp a narcotic drug
2. devoted to a particular activity or thing, to the extent that one does it or has it as much as possible
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.addicted - compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming; "she is addicted to chocolate"; "addicted to cocaine"
unaddicted - not addicted

addicted

adjective
addicted to
1. hooked on, dependent on, inclined to, prone to, accustomed to (slang), habituated to After a while I was no longer addicted to nicotine.
2. devoted to, in love with, dedicated to, fond of, obsessed with, enthusiastic about, absorbed by, disposed to, wild about, fanatical about I went through about four years of being addicted to video games.
Related words
suffix -holic
Translations
مُدْمِنمُدْمِن عَلَى
závislýpropadlý
afhængig
riippuvainen jostakin
ovisan
háîur, ofurseldur
常習的な
중독된
zasvojen
beroende
ทำให้ติดยาเสพติด
bị nghiện

addicted

[əˈdɪktɪd] ADJ (lit) → adicto
to be addicted to sthser adicto a algo (also fig)
I'm addicted to chocolatesoy adicto al chocolate
to be addicted to drugsser drogadicto
to be addicted to heroinser heroinómano
I went through four years of being addicted to video gamespasé cuatro años enganchado a los videojuegos
to become addicted to [+ drugs etc] → enviciarse con
she had become addicted to golfse envició con el golf, se convirtió en una adicta al golf, se había vuelto una apasionada del golf

addicted

[əˈdɪktɪd] adj
(lit) to be addicted to sth [+ drink, drugs, heroin] → être dépendant(e) à qch; [+ gambling] → être dépendant(e) à qch
She's addicted to heroin → Elle est dépendante à l'héroïne.
(fig) to be addicted to sth [+ football, TV] → être un(e) fanatique de qch, être un(e) mordu(e) de qch
She's addicted to soap operas → C'est une mordue des soaps.

addicted

adjsüchtig; to be/become addicted to heroin/drugs/drinkheroin-/rauschgift-/trunksüchtig sein/werden; he’s addicted to smokinger ist nikotinsüchtig; he is addicted to sport/filmsSport ist/Filme sind bei ihm zur Sucht geworden; you might get addicted to itdas kann zur Sucht werden; (Med) → davon kann man süchtig werden

addicted

[əˈdɪktɪd] adj addicted (to) (drugs) → dipendente (da) (fig) → fanatico/a (di), maniaco/a (di)
to become addicted to cocaine → diventare cocainomane
to be addicted to drink → essere dedito/a al bere
to be addicted to chocolate → essere un(a) cioccolato-dipendente

addict

(ˈӕdikt) noun
a person who has become dependent on something, especially drugs. a drug addict; a television addict.
adˈdicted adjective
(often with to) dependent on (especially a drug). He is addicted to alcohol.
adˈdiction (-ʃən) noun

addicted

مُدْمِن závislý afhængig süchtig εθισμένος adicto riippuvainen jostakin drogué ovisan dipendente 常習的な 중독된 verslaafd avhengig uzależniony viciado пристрастившийся beroende ทำให้ติดยาเสพติด bağımlı bị nghiện 成瘾的

addicted

a. adicto-a, enviciado-a; entregado-a, habituado-a a una sustancia, esp. alcohol o narcóticos;
vi.
to become ___enviciarse, entregarse a una droga.

addicted

adj adicto; addicted to prescription drugs..adicto a los medicamentos recetados; to get o become — volverse adicto
References in classic literature ?
He is much addicted to overestimating his own perfections, and to undervaluing those of his rival or his enemy; a trait which may possibly be thought corroborative of the Mosaic account of the creation.
He had shown himself wild, dissipated, addicted to low pleasures, little short of ruffianly in his propensities, and recklessly expensive, with no other resources than the bounty of his uncle.
Dinah, who required large intervals of reflection and repose, and was studious of ease in all her arrangements, was seated on the kitchen floor, smoking a short, stumpy pipe, to which she was much addicted, and which she always kindled up, as a sort of censer, whenever she felt the need of an inspiration in her arrangements.
Little girl, here is a book entitled the 'Child's Guide,' read it with prayer, especially that part containing 'An account of the awfully sudden death of Martha G -, a naughty child addicted to falsehood and deceit.
As the cavalcade left the court of the monastery, an incident happened somewhat alarming to, the Saxons, who, of all people of Europe, were most addicted to a superstitious observance of omens, and to whose opinions can be traced most of those notions upon such subjects, still to be found among our popular antiquities.
Have republics in practice been less addicted to war than monarchies?
Like other dwellers in the south, he was a man of sober habits and moderate desires, but fond of external show, vain, and addicted to display.
You yourself know that I am not addicted to bloodthirstiness, and therefore that I cannot really be guilty of the fault in question, seeing that neither my mind nor my heart have participated in it.
He was a bold fellow," observed Charley, who was himself somewhat addicted to a similar mode or settling disputes.
In a recent work, we have had to speak of this tribe of Indians from the experience of other traders who had casually been among them, and who represented them as selfish, inhospitable, exorbitant in their dealings, and much addicted to thieving; Captain Bonneville, on the contrary, who resided much among them, and had repeated opportunities of ascertaining their real character, invariably speaks of them as kind and hospitable, scrupulously honest, and remarkable, above all other Indians that he had met with, for a strong feeling of religion.
That she was a little addicted to this weakness, is true--who ever knew a commissionaire that was not?
Their disciplined habits, both of mind and body, had endowed them with great physical perfection; and the eye of the veteran was apt to scan the fair proportions and athletic frames of the colonists with a look that seemed to utter volumes of contempt for their moral imbecility, He was also a little addicted to the expression of a belief that, where there was so great an observance of the externals of religion, there could not be much of the substance.