Habitue vs Votary - What's the difference?

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Habitue is a related term of votary.


As a verb habitue

is .

As an adjective votary is

consecrated by a vow or promise; consequent on a vow; devoted; promised.

As a noun votary is

a person, such as a monk or nun, who lives a religious life according to vows they have made.

habitue

English

Alternative forms

* habitue

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who frequents a place; a denizen or regular
  • :
  • *
  • *:At half-past nine on this Saturday evening, the parlour of the Salutation Inn, High Holborn, contained most of its customary visitors.In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitu├ęs , who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass.
  • A devotee.
  • votary

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Consecrated by a vow or promise; consequent on a vow; devoted; promised.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • Votary resolution is made equipollent to custom.

    Noun

    (votaries)
  • A person, such as a monk or nun, who lives a religious life according to vows they have made
  • A devotee of a particular religion or cult
  • A devout or zealous worshipper
  • Someone who is devoted to a particular pursuit etc; an enthusiast.
  • * 1922 , (James Joyce), Chapter 13
  • *:Gerty was dressed simply but with the instinctive taste of a votary of Dame Fashion for she felt that there was just a might that he might be out.
  • Quotations

    ;enthusiast *1893, , Collaboration [http://www.henryjames.org.uk/collab/CLtext.htm] *: He is such a votary of the modern that he was inevitably interested in the girl of the future and had matched one reform with another, being ready to marry without a penny, as the clearest way of expressing his appreciation, this favourable specimen of the type.