Habituate is a synonym of accustom.
As verbs the difference between habituate and accustom
is that habituate
is to make accustomed; to accustom; to familiarize while accustom
is to make familiar by use; to cause to accept; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to
As a noun accustom is
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To make accustomed; to accustom; to familiarize.
* Sir K. Digby
- our English dogs, who were habituated to a colder clime
To settle as an inhabitant.
- Men are first corrupted and next they habituate themselves to their vicious practices.
(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