What does accustom mean?

accustom meaning in General Dictionary

To be wont

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  • Custom
  • which will make familiar by use to habituate familiarize or inure with to
  • make mentally or actually utilized (to something)
  • In order to make familiar by usage; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to.
  • is wont.
  • To cohabit.
  • Custom.

accustom meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 15c., from Old French acostumer (12c., Modern French accoutumer), from

accustom meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To create familiar by use; to habituate, acquaint, or inure; -- with to.

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  • (v. i.) become wont.
  • (v. i.) To cohabit.
  • (n.) Personalized.

Sentence Examples with the word accustom

Every attempt, however, was henceforth made, especially by Shaftesbury, to accustom people to this idea, and his position was emphasized by James's second marriage, with the Roman Catholic princess Mary of Modena.

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