Definition of Accustom. Meaning of Accustom. Synonyms of Accustom

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Definition of Accustom

Accustom
Accustom Ac*cus"tom, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accustomed; p. pr. & vb. n. Accustoming.] [OF. acostumer, acustumer, F. accoutumer; [`a] (L. ad) + OF. costume, F. coutume, custom. See Custom.] To make familiar by use; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to. I shall always fear that he who accustoms himself to fraud in little things, wants only opportunity to practice it in greater. --Adventurer. Syn: To habituate; inure; exercise; train.
Accustom
Accustom Ac*cus"tom, v. i. 1. To be wont. [Obs.] --Carew. 2. To cohabit. [Obs.] We with the best men accustom openly; you with the basest commit private adulteries. --Milton.
Accustom
Accustom Ac*cus"tom, n. Custom. [Obs.] --Milton.

Meaning of Accustom from wikipedia

- account, Gonatas later made his ****uts keep a swine among elephants to accustom the animals to pigs and this practice was immortalized by a Roman bronze...
- philosopher Epicurus in his Letter to Menoeceus, in which he writes: "Accustom yourself to believing that death is nothing to us, for good and evil imply...
- abolition, all former slaves had to serve a four-year "apprenticeship", to accustom them to the idea of freedom. During that period, they worked for their...
- letting himself know who he was that day. And every morning he has to accustom himself to the changes of being a different person. He has to adjust to...
- A corral-type trap being baited. Food is left to accustom pigs to using the trap as a daily food source; eventually, the gate can be triggered remotely...
- large quill full of live lice, which was the Inca's way of teaching and accustoming them to pay tribute. Spanish conquistadors led by Francisco Pizarro and...
- to his limit in training for the bout. However, Rocky trained Donnie to accustom his body to repeatedly absorb heavy impact, and uses Viktor's lack of technique...
- complete anal ejaculation with one's wife on condition that one does not accustom himself to always doing so (Tosfoth, Yebamoth 34b; Tosfoth, Sanhedrin 58b)...
- over the proper age to begin training a foal. Some advocate beginning to accustom a foal to human handling from the moment of birth, using a process termed...
- the team have returned to the United States to live normal lives. Brian accustoms himself to life as a father, while Dom tries to help Letty Ortiz regain...