verb (used with object)
to familiarize by custom or use; habituate: to accustom oneself to cold weather.

1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French acoustumer. See ac-, custom

preaccustom, verb (used with object)
reaccustom, verb (used with object)
unaccustom, verb (used with object) Unabridged
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accustom (əˈkʌstəm)
vb (usually foll by to)
to make (oneself) familiar (with) or used (to), as by practice, habit, or experience
[C15: from Old French acostumer, from costumecustom]

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Word Origin & History

early 15c., from M.Fr. acostumer, from à "to" + costume (see costume).
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Example sentences
In a digital age, the ubiquity of technological images may accustom people to the old-fashioned miracle of illusion in art.
To observe them, you must accustom them to your presence.
Photographs reveal horrors to which they also accustom viewers.
We must accustom ourselves to a high standard and to a strict judgment.
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