Ha*bit"u*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Habituated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Habituating (?).] [L. habituatus, p. p. of habituare to bring into a condition or habit of body: cf. F. habituer. See Habit.]

1.

To make accustomed; to accustom; to familiarize.

Our English dogs, who were habituated to a colder clime. Sir K. Digby.

Men are first corrupted . . . and next they habituate themselves to their vicious practices. Tillotson.

2.

To settle as an inhabitant.

[Obs.]

Sir W. Temple.

 

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Ha*bit"u*ate (?), a.

Firmly established by custom; formed by habit; habitual.

[R.]

Hammond.

 

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