HyperDic: habit

English > 7 senses of the word habit:
NOUNcognitionhabit, wontan established custom
acthabit, use(psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation
artifacthabita distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order
processhabitthe general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal)
artifacthabit, riding habitattire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)
acthabit, substance abuse, drug abuseexcessive use of drugs
VERBbodyhabitput a habit on
habit > pronunciation
Soundshhae'baht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > habit: 7 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn established custom.
Example"it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening"
Synonymwont
Broadercustom, traditionA specific practice of long standing
Spanishcostumbre, hábito, rutina, uso
Catalancostum, hàbit, rutina, ús
Verbshabituatetake or consume (regularly or habitually)
English > habit: 7 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition.
Examples
  • "owls have nocturnal habits"
  • "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"
Synonymuse
Categorypsychology, psychological scienceThe science of mental life
NarrowercleanlinessThe habit of keeping free of superficial imperfections
ritualstereotyped behavior
second natureacquired behavior that is practiced so long it seems innate / innate
Broadercustom, usage, usanceaccepted or habitual practice
Spanishcostumbre, hábito, habitud, rutina
Catalancostum, hàbit, habitud, rutina
Adjectiveshabitualcommonly used or practiced
Verbshabituatetake or consume (regularly or habitually)
English > habit: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order.
Categoryreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
NarrowerfrockA habit worn by clerics
monastic habitA long loose habit worn by monks in a monastery
nun's habitA long loose habit worn by nuns in a convent
Broaderattire, garb, dressclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
Spanishhábito
Catalanhàbit
Verbshabitput a habit on
English > habit: 7 senses > noun 4, process
MeaningThe general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal).
Example"a shrub of spreading habit"
Broadergrowth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
Spanishhábito
English > habit: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAttire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire).
Synonymriding habit
Partsjodhpurs, jodhpur breeches, riding breechesFlared trousers ending at the calves
riding bootA boot without laces that is worn for riding horses
Broaderattire, garb, dressclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
English > habit: 7 senses > noun 6, act
Meaningexcessive use of drugs.
Synonymssubstance abuse, drug abuse
Narroweralcohol abuse, alcoholic abuse, alcoholism abuseexcessive use of alcohol and alcoholic drinks
Broadermisuse, abuseImproper or excessive use
Spanishabuso de drogas, abuso de sustancias
Catalanabús de drogues
Verbshabituatemake psychologically or physically used (to something)
English > habit: 7 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningPut a habit on.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderdress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparelProvide with clothes or put clothes on
Spanishvestir el hábito
Nounshabita distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order

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