What does habituate mean?

Definitions for habituatehəˈbɪtʃ uˌeɪt

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. use, habituate(verb)

    take or consume (regularly or habitually)

    "She uses drugs rarely"

  2. habituate, accustom(verb)

    make psychologically or physically used (to something)

    "She became habituated to the background music"


  1. habituate(Verb)

    To turn into a habit, to make habitual.

    He would eventually habituate his use of opiates.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Habituate(verb)

    to make accustomed; to accustom; to familiarize

  2. Habituate(verb)

    to settle as an inhabitant

  3. Habituate(adj)

    firmly established by custom; formed by habit; habitual

  4. Origin: [L. habituatus, p. p. of habituare to bring into a condition or habit of body: cf. F. habituer. See Habit.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of habituate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of habituate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Jefferson:

    Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.

  2. Jennifer Powers:

    Going from a less equatorial altitude to a much more equatorial altitude quickly over a couple days doesn’t allow your body to habituate to the stress and that’s the kind of quick, abrupt shift we associate more with melanoma than with other skin cancer.

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