Custom is defined as a tradition or a usual way to behave.(noun)
An example of custom is Catholics giving up meat on Fridays during Lent.
The definition of custom is made or designed specifically for an individual.(adjective)
An example of custom is a wedding gown that the bride designed herself.
See custom in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr costume < L consuetudo < consuescere, to accustom < com-, intens. + suescere, to become accustomed < suere, to be accustomed, akin to suus, one's own: for IE base see suicide
See custom in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English custume, from Old French costume, from Latin cōnsuētūdō, cōnsuētūdin-, from cōnsuētus, past participle of cōnsuēscere, to accustom : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + suēscere, to become accustomed; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots.
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