Ha*bit"u*ate transitive verb
, p. p. of habituare
to bring into a condition or habit of body: cf. F. habituer
. See Habit
imperfect & past participle Habituated ; present participle & verbal noun Habituating
- 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.
- To settle as an inhabitant. Obs.
Sir W. Temple.