What does addict mean?

Definitions for addict
ˈæd ɪkt; əˈdɪktad·dict

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word addict.

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. Jim Ronca:

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

  2. Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford:

    I do not use crack cocaine, nor am I an addict of crack cocaine.

  3. Eric Adams:

    Most people think of an addict as you know, skid row, or homeless living on the street.

  4. Derek Clarke:

    Just because they’re a drug addict doesn’t mean we’re not going to give them something for their pain.

  5. 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.

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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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