As verbs the difference between cohabit and accustom
is that cohabit
is to reside with another as if married or as a married couple while accustom
is to make familiar by use; to cause to accept; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to
As a noun accustom is
To reside with another as if married or as a married couple.
To coexist in common environs with.
(archaic) To engage in sexual intercourse; see coition.
(lb) To make familiar by use; to cause to accept; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to .
*ca. 1753 , (John Hawkesworth) et al., Adventurer
*:I shall always fear that he who accustoms himself to fraud in little things, wants only opportunity to practice it in greater.
*:“[…] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.”
To be wont.
*(John Milton) (1608-1674)
*:We with the best men accustom openly; you with the basest commit private adulteries.
* habituate, get used to, inure, exercise, train