- The definition of accustom means to become familiar with or used to something.
An example of accustom would be moving to a rainy climate and adapting over time to the weather.
Origin of accustomMiddle English accustomen ; from Old French acostumer ; from a-, to + costume: see custom
transitive verbac·cus·tomed, ac·cus·tom·ing, ac·cus·toms
Origin of accustomMiddle English accustomen, from Old French acostumer : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad–) + costume, custom; see custom.
(third-person singular simple present accustoms, present participle accustoming, simple past and past participle accustomed)
- To make familiar by use; to cause to accept; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to.
- (obsolete) Custom.