What does addict mean?

Definitions for addict
ˈæd ɪkt; əˈdɪktad·dict

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. addict, nut, freak, junkie, junky(noun)

    someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

    "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie"

  2. addict(verb)

    someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms

  3. addict, hook(verb)

    to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

Wiktionary

  1. addict(Noun)

    A person who is addicted, especially to a harmful drug

  2. addict(Noun)

    An adherent or fan (of something)

  3. addict(Verb)

    To cause someone to become addicted, especially to a harmful drug

  4. addict(Verb)

    To involve oneself in something habitually, to the exclusion of almost anything else.

  5. addict(Verb)

    To adapt; to make suitable; to fit.

  6. Origin: From addictus, past participle of addico, from ad- + dico

Webster Dictionary

  1. Addict

    addicted; devoted

  2. Addict(verb)

    to apply habitually; to devote; to habituate; -- with to

  3. Addict(verb)

    to adapt; to make suitable; to fit

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Addict

    ad-dikt′, v.t. to give (one's self) up to (generally in a bad sense): (B.) to devote or dedicate one's self to.—adjs. Addict′, Addict′ed, given up to (with to).—ns. Addict′edness, Addic′tion. [L. addicĕre, addictumad, to, dicĕre, to declare.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of addict in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of addict in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of addict in a Sentence

  1. Johanna Dalez:

    It's like a drug. I always tell people who start dancing that once they start, they become an addict.

  2. Jim Ronca:

    This man is a flight risk, in addition, he is a drug addict.

  3. Shirley Chisholm:

    It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.

  4. Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford:

    Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine, am I an addict? No. Have I tried it? Probably in one of my drunken stupors.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Time, the greatest enemy of man, is an addict who smokes the cigarette of life and uses God's soil as an ashtray.

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Translations for addict

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  • ሱሰኛAmharic
  • مدمن, مدمنةArabic
  • пристрастявам, привърженик, пристрастявам се, навиквам, наркоманBulgarian
  • addicteCatalan, Valencian
  • závislák, fanatikCzech
  • addictDanish
  • Süchtiger, süchtigGerman
  • maniulo, toksomaniuloEsperanto
  • drogadicto, [[causar]] [[adicción]] [[en]], [[volver]] [[adicto]], adicto, toxicómanoSpanish
  • sõltlaneEstonian
  • alkoholisti, väärinkäyttäjä, fani, -himoinen, kannattaja, [[saada]] [[koukkuun]], omistautua, riippuvainen, [[tulla]] [[riippuvaiseksi]], [[jäädä]] [[koukkuun]], alkoholisoida, orjuuttaa, addikti, entusiasti, narkomaaniFinnish
  • intoxiqué, dépendante, dépendantFrench
  • andúileachIrish
  • tràill, leanmhainneachScottish Gaelic
  • dependente, narcomanoInterlingua
  • dipendenteItalian
  • ಅಳುಪುKannada
  • 중독자Korean
  • dependensLatin
  • verslaafde, fanDutch
  • maniak, fanatyk, entuzjasta, nałogowiec, uzależnionyPolish
  • viciar-se, viciar, entusiasta, viciado, adicto, fanáticoPortuguese
  • зависимыйRussian
  • người nghiệnVietnamese

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