Definitions for wontwɔnt, woʊnt, wʌnt
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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.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Nature is wont to hide herself.
Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.
always expect the worst because in the end you wont be disappointed...
Sex is hereditary. If your parents never had it, chances are you wont either.
A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.
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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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