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

    Etymology: From addictus, past participle of addico, from ad- + dico

  2. addict(Noun)

    An adherent or fan (of something)

    Etymology: From addictus, past participle of addico, from ad- + dico

  3. addict(Verb)

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

    Etymology: From addictus, past participle of addico, from ad- + dico

  4. addict(Verb)

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

    Etymology: From addictus, past participle of addico, from ad- + dico

  5. addict(Verb)

    To adapt; to make suitable; to fit.

    Etymology: 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. James Hart:

    It was a slow unveiling of my sexuality that was of course, very difficult for us, and then… I wind up as a crack cocaine addict [in 2002] after having been sober for 21 years. And Carly went through all of that with me. So the unraveling is rather dramatic.

  2. Tom Zegan:

    When I get big, I want to be a recovering alcoholic 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. Joanna Lipari:

    Think of how we forgive or redeem the alcoholic or the drug addict, we don't blindly believe they are 'cured,' but we allow the space for their behavior to show they're redeemed.

  5. Eric Adams:

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

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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
  • 中毒者Japanese
  • ಅಳುಪುKannada
  • 중독자Korean
  • dependensLatin
  • verslaafde, fanDutch
  • maniak, fanatyk, entuzjasta, nałogowiec, uzależnionyPolish
  • viciar-se, viciar, entusiasta, viciado, adicto, fanáticoPortuguese
  • зависимыйRussian
  • người nghiệnVietnamese
  • 癮君子Chinese

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