HyperDic: addict

English > 3 senses of the word addict:
VERBconsumptionaddict, hookto cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
NOUNperson addict, nut, freak, junkie, junkysomeone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
person addictsomeone who is physiologically dependent on a substance
addict > pronunciation
Soundsae'dih.kt; ahdih'kt
Rhymesafflict ... verdict: 24 rhymes with ihkt...
English > addict: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction.
Example"a golf addict"
Synonymsnut, freak, junkie, junky
Narrowergym ratsomeone who spends all leisure time playing sports or working out in a gymnasium or health spa
Broaderenthusiast, partisan, partizanAn ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
Spanishadicto
Catalanaddicte
Verbsaddictto cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
English > addict: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms.
Narrowercaffeine addict, caffein addictsomeone addicted to caffeine
drug addict, junkie, junkyA narcotics addict
speed freakaddict who habitually uses stimulant drugs (especially amphetamines)
Broaderdrug user, substance abuser, userA person who takes drugs
Spanishadicto
Catalanaddicte
Verbsaddictto cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
English > addict: 3 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningTo cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug) .
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymhook
Entailsuse, habituateTake or consume (regularly or habitually)
Broaderhabituate, accustommake psychologically or physically used (to something)
Spanishcausar adicción en, engancharse, enganchar, volver adicto
Catalanenganxar-se
Adjectivesaddictivecausing or characterized by addiction
Nounsaddictsomeone who is physiologically dependent on a substance
addictsomeone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
addiction(Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor)
addictionbeing abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

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