customary; usual; habitual:
in their accustomed manner.
habituated; acclimated (usually followed by to):
accustomed to staying up late; accustomed to the noise of the subway.
to familiarize by custom or use; habituate:
to accustom oneself to cold weather.
There was a busy, bustling, disputatious tone about it, instead of the accustomed phlegm and drowsy tranquillity.
The Glorious Fourth David Frum July 3, 2012
Like much of Asia, Thailand is accustomed to serious precipitation during the rainy season.
Will Floods Drown Bangkok? Lennox Samuels October 11, 2011
But reporters are neither comfortable nor accustomed to being seen as enamored of the White House.
Does the Press Love Obama More Than Reagan? Peter Osnos June 21, 2009
Cannes locals, accustomed to high-profile heists in the area, speculated about who was responsible—and no theory was too dramatic.
The Cannes Jewelry Heist: Who Did It? Dana Kennedy May 17, 2013
Because they were both close to me and accustomed to honesty, they told me in no uncertain terms.
Constructive Criticism: Reviewing the Idea of Reviewing Ben Greenman May 19, 2013
We Yankee girls are accustomed to taking care of ourselves.’
The Continental Monthly, Vol 3 No 3, March 1863 Various
“But Harry and Philip are here all the time,” said Kate, the accustomed soother.
Malbone Thomas Wentworth Higginson
The forms in most cases do not differ greatly from those to which we are accustomed.
Pompeii, Its Life and Art August Mau
True, Shakespeare was not the kind of man Englishmen are accustomed to admire.
The Man Shakespeare Frank Harris
They looked as if they were accustomed to sleep in the place.
Saragossa Benito Prez Galds
(postpositive) foll by to. used or inured (to)
(postpositive) foll by to. in the habit (of): accustomed to walking after meals
(transitive) usually foll by to. to make (oneself) familiar (with) or used (to), as by practice, habit, or experience
late 15c., “made customary, habitual,” past participle adjective from accustom (v.).
early 15c., from Old French acostumer (12c., Modern French accoutumer), from à “to” (see ad-) + costume (see costume (n.)). Related: Accustomed; accustoming.
to familiarize by custom or use; habituate: to accustom oneself to cold weather. Historical Examples He had to instruct them to row together, and to accustom the port oarsmen to pull starboard from time to time. On the Spanish Main John Masefield At its foot he stopped and tried to accustom his eyes to the […]
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customary; usual; habitual: in their accustomed manner. habituated; acclimated (usually followed by to): accustomed to staying up late; accustomed to the noise of the subway. adjective usual; customary (postpositive) foll by to. used or inured (to) (postpositive) foll by to. in the habit (of): accustomed to walking after meals adj. late 15c., “made customary, habitual,” […]
a brand of .
noun trademark a type of watch in which the balance wheel and hairspring are replaced by a tuning fork kept in vibration by a tiny internal battery