Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Habituate (Page: 662)

Ha*bit"u*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Habituated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Habituating (?).] [L. habituatus, p. p. of habituare to bring into a condition or habit of body: cf. F. habituer. See Habit.]

1. To make accustomed; to accustom; to familiarize.

Our English dogs, who were habituated to a colder clime. Sir K. Digby.
Men are first corrupted . . . and next they habituate themselves to their vicious practices. Tillotson.

2. To settle as an inhabitant. [Obs.] Sir W. Temple.


Habituate (Page: 662)

Ha*bit"u*ate (?), a. Firmly established by custom; formed by habit; habitual. [R.] Hammond.