What is the difference between cohabit and accustom?

cohabit | accustom |


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

(obsolete) custom.

cohabit

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • 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.
  • Synonyms

    * cohabitate

    accustom

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (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.
  • :(Carew)
  • To cohabit.
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:We with the best men accustom openly; you with the basest commit private adulteries.
  • Synonyms

    * habituate, get used to, inure, exercise, train

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Custom.
  • References

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