Accustom meaning

ə-kŭstəm
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.

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To familiarize, as by constant practice, use, or habit.

I have accustomed myself to working long hours.

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To make familiar by custom, habit, or use; habituate (to)
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To make familiar by use; to cause to accept; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to.
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(obsolete) Custom.
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Origin of accustom

  • Middle English accustomen from Old French acostumer a- to (from Latin ad- ad–) costume custom custom

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French acoustumer, acustumer (Modern French accoutumer) corresponding to a (“to, toward”) + custom. More at custom, costume.

    From Wiktionary