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accustomed

[uh-kuhs-tuh md] /əˈkʌs təmd/
adjective
1.
customary; usual; habitual:
in their accustomed manner.
2.
habituated; acclimated (usually followed by to):
accustomed to staying up late; accustomed to the noise of the subway.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see accustom, -ed2
Related forms
accustomedly, adverb
accustomedness, noun
half-accustomed, adjective
well-accustomed, adjective
Synonyms
1. characteristic, normal, regular. 2. used (to).
Antonyms
1. unusual. 2. unused (to).
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British Dictionary definitions for accustomed to

accustomed

/əˈkʌstəmd/
adjective
1.
usual; customary
2.
(postpositive) foll by to. used or inured (to)
3.
(postpositive) foll by to. in the habit (of): accustomed to walking after meals
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Word Origin and History for accustomed to

accustomed

adj.

late 15c., "made customary, habitual," past participle adjective from accustom (v.).

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Idioms and Phrases with accustomed to

accustomed to

Used to something or someone; having the habit of doing something. For example, In Spain we gave up our usual schedule and became accustomed to eating dinner at 10 p.m. Professor Higgins in the musical My Fair Lady (1956) ruefully sang the song “I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face” after his protégé Eliza walked out on him. [ Second half of 1400s ]
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