an established custom
"it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening"
Sam won't be doing any work this afternoon.
Origin: Origin uncertain: apparently a conflation of wone and wont (participle adjective, below).
using or doing customarily; accustomed; habituated; used
custom; habit; use; usage
to be accustomed or habituated; to be used
to accustom; -- used reflexively
Origin: [For woned, p. p. of won, wone, to dwell, AS. wunian; akin to D. wonen, OS. wunn, OHG, wonn, G. wohnen, and AS. wund, gewuna, custom, habit; orig. probably, to take pleasure; cf. Icel. una to dwell, to enjoy, Goth. wunan to rejoice (in unwunands sad); and akin to Skr. van to like, to wish. . Cf. Wean, Win.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wunt, adj. used or accustomed.—n. habit.—v.i. to be accustomed.—adj. Won′ted, accustomed: usual.—n. Won′tedness.—adj. Wont′less (Spens.), unaccustomed. [Orig. pa.p. of won, to dwell—A.S. wunian; Ger. wohnen.]
The numerical value of wont in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of wont in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Nature is wont to hide herself.
Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.
Sex is hereditary. If your parents never had it, chances are you wont either.
Enjoy your Life to the fullest , 'cause this is the time to see the world ; This time wont again again.
I don't care if I'm talking to the President. If someone out here is talking to me, I have to respond because they have been ignored by society for too long. That wont' be me.
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Translations for wont
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- gewohnt, GewohnheitGerman
- acostumbrado, avezado, habituadoSpanish
- tapana, tapaFinnish
- habitude, habituer, habitué, être habituéFrench
- abitudine, familiarizzare, avvezzo, abituare, abituato, avvezzareItalian
- gewoonte, gewend, gewoonDutch
- имеющий обыкновение, иметь, привыкший, привычка, приучатьRussian
- vänja, vana, vanSwedish
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