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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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.
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accustom

verb
To make familiar through constant practice or use:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

accustom

[əˈkʌstəm] vtaccoutumer, habituer
to accustom o.s. to sth → s'habituer à qch
to accustom sb to sth → habituer qn à qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

accustom

v. acostumbrar, hacer algo de costumbre.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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