Habit synonyms

hăb'ĭt

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(Sussex) the South Downs Way
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A way or method in which something is done or happens; mode or fashion of procedure
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A distinctive, graceful, or artistic expression or arrangement of words:
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A manner or way of acting, doing, or being; method or form
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The process of learning or committing something to memory through mechanical repetition, usually by hearing and repeating aloud, often without full attention to comprehension or thought for the meaning.
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Descent; declivity; as, the proneness of a hill.
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(Photog.) The treatment of a film, print, etc. to make it permanent
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An inclination to move or act in a particular direction or way; constant disposition to some action or state; leaning; bias; propensity; bent
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A set of clothes to be worn together, now especially a man's matching jacket and trousers (also business suit or lounge suit), or a similar outfit for a woman.
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To make familiar by custom, habit, or use; habituate (to)
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Holding or held by custom; as, customary tenants; customary service or estate.
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(Botany) Having symmetrically arranged parts of similar size and shape:
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Routine means being regular or customary.
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The process of habituating or the state of being habituated.
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Habitual or characteristic condition of mind or body; disposition
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A distinctive behavioral trait, especially one that calls attention to itself; an idiosyncrasy.
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The natural constitution, or physical structure, of a person.
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A session of preparation or performance undertaken to acquire or polish a skill:
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Praxis is defined as an accepted practice or custom, or an idea translated into action, or something in reality rather than something in theory.
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An instance or way of using
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A bad habit.
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The definition of wont is a practice or something that is usually done.
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The time allowed for the payment of a foreign bill of exchange, as established by custom
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(Computing) any of various versions of a software product as it is being developed for release to users
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The physical and constitutional characteristics of an individual, especially as related to the tendency to develop a certain disease.
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A bathrobe or dressing gown
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A garment, especially a robe or gown worn as an indication of office or state.
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(Uncountable) Substance; physical presence. [from 17th c.]
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A deceptive outward appearance.
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A liking; esp., an immoderate fondness (for something)
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A framework transverse to the length of a structure, for supporting lateral as well as vertical loads
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(Physics) The force by which every mass or particle of matter, including photons, attracts and is attracted by every other mass or particle of matter
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The definition of an addiction is an obsessive need for a habit forming substance or activity.
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A particular disposition or bent of mind; bias; tendency
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(Psychiatry) A pattern of unwanted or intrusive thoughts or urges that recur persistently, often accompanied by symptoms of anxiety.
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The definition of clothes are garments worn on the body for protection or adornment.
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Not willing to change one's opinion, purpose, or principles; unyielding.
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Of a problem, that continues over an extended period of time.
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Having received the rite of confirmation.
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Done by habit:
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Persisting in an ingrained habit; habitual:
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(Computing) About some data or data structures: existing after the execution of the program. Remaining in existence past the lifetime of the program that creates it.
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(Zoology, botany) Atypical development or structure; deviation from the normal type; an aberrant organ. [Mid 19th century.]
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Clothing; garments; attire
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One's dress; what one wears; one's clothes.
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Relevant relationship or interconnection:
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The act, or process of setting something up, or establishing something; the composition or structure of such a thing; its makeup.
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The style of dress, including accessories, typical of a certain country, period, profession, etc.
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Frequent repetition of the same behavior; way of behavior common to many; ordinary manner; habitual practice; usage; method of doing, living or behaving.
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Outward behavior; conduct; deportment
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The system of furrows on the face of a millstone.
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(Math.) The ratio of the distances from any point of a conic section to the focus and to the directrix: the value of this ratio determines the type of conic section (zero = circle, between zero and one = ellipse, one = parabola, more than one = hyperbola)
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(Obs.) Style; manner
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A single item of clothing.
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A woman's long dress, esp. one that is elegant or formal
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Long-continued or established practice; habitual or customary use or way of acting; custom; habit
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An overindulgence in and dependence on a drug or other chemical.
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Misuse of, or overindulgence in, drugs; substance abuse. [from 20th c.]
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A woman's garment for horseback riding.
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An inclination or tendency
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Manner or mode; way:
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Propensity is defined as a natural tendency.
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A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection; especially refers to a strong disposition or bent.
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The act of impelling or driving onward, or the state of being impelled; the sudden or momentary agency of a body in motion on another body; also, the impelling force, or impulse.
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The condition of being predisposed; inclination or tendency; predilection
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(Physics) electric susceptibility, a measure of how easily a dielectric polarizes in response to an external electric field (compare permittivity).
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(Sports) In the game of crown green bowls: a weight added to one side of a bowl so that as it rolls, it will follow a curved rather than a straight path; the oblique line followed by such a bowl; the lopsided shape or structure of such a bowl.
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Tendency to repeated action
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Persuasion is defined as the act of trying to convince someone of something, or the means of convincing someone to do something.
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Habits, characteristics, etc. acquired and fixed so deeply as to seem part of a person's nature
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(Law) A regulation or guide established by a court governing court practice and procedure
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The definition of a hang-up is a slang term for the source of a person's emotional or personal problem.
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Plural form of vestment
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Dress
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Clothing, especially the clothing associated with a special occasion or office:
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(Slang) A situation or an activity that one enjoys or to which one is especially well suited:
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The definition of a guise is an outward appearance presented to the world that may not be true or accurate.
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An individual reaction to a drug, food, etc. that is different from the reaction of most people
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A person or thing considered worthy of imitation or copying
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The definition of a rota is a list or schedule dictating when people are assigned to do a certain job, or an ecclesiastical court of the Roman Catholic church.
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A fixed routine, procedure, line of conduct, thought or feeling (See also rutter)
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A habitual way of behaving
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Synonym Study

  • Wont is a literary or somewhat archaic equivalent for practice it was his wont to rise early
  • Usage refers to custom or practice that has become sanctioned through being long established the meanings of words are established by usage
  • Custom applies to any act or procedure carried on by tradition and often enforced by social disapproval of any violation the custom of dressing for dinner
  • Practice also implies the regular repetition of an act but does not suggest that it is automatic the practice of reading in bed
  • Habit refers to an act repeated so often by an individual that it has become automatic with him his habit of tugging at his ear in perplexity
Find another word for habit. In this page you can discover 92 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for habit, like: way, manner, turn, mode, rote, proneness, fixation, tendency, suit, accustom and customary.