What does wont mean?

Definitions for wontwɔnt, woʊnt, wʌnt

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. habit, wont(noun)

    an established custom

    "it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening"


  1. wont(Contraction)

    will not;

    Sam won't be doing any work this afternoon.

  2. Origin: Origin uncertain: apparently a conflation of wone and wont (participle adjective, below).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wont(adj)

    using or doing customarily; accustomed; habituated; used

  2. Wont(noun)

    custom; habit; use; usage

  3. Wont

    of Wont

  4. Wont

    of Wont

  5. Wont(verb)

    to be accustomed or habituated; to be used

  6. Wont(verb)

    to accustom; -- used reflexively

  7. 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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wont

    wunt, adj. used or accustomed.—n. habit.—v.i. to be accustomed.—adj. Won′ted, accustomed: usual.—n. Won′tedness.—adj. Wont′less (Spens.), unaccustomed. [Orig. pa.p. of won, to dwell—A.S. wunian; Ger. wohnen.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wont in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wont in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Heraclitus:

    Nature is wont to hide herself.

  2. Euripides:

    Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.

  3. State Brian Kemp:

    Corruption should be investigated. I wont be First!

  4. Nicola Porter:

    always expect the worst because in the end you wont be disappointed...

  5. Joseph Fischer:

    Sex is hereditary. If your parents never had it, chances are you wont either.

Images & Illustrations of wont

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Translations for wont

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • vaneDanish
  • gewohnt, GewohnheitGerman
  • acostumbrado, avezado, habituado, costumbreSpanish
  • tapana, tapaFinnish
  • habitude, habituer, habitué, être habituéFrench
  • abitudine, familiarizzare, avvezzo, abituare, abituato, avvezzareItalian
  • gewoonte, gewend, gewoonDutch
  • obiceiRomanian
  • имеющий обыкновение, иметь, привыкший, привычка, приучатьRussian
  • vänja, vana, vanSwedish
  • adetTurkish

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