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habit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of habit

  1. 1 a usual manner of behaving or doing <it was his habit to rise early> Synonyms custom, fashion, habitude, pattern, practice (also practise), ritual, second nature, trick, way, wont Related Words addiction; disposition; bent, inclination, proclivity, set, tendency, tenor, turn; bag, convention, form, mode, style; usage, use; deportment, manners, mores; drill, groove, jog trot, regime (also régime), regimen, rote, routine, rut; affectation, airs, pose; attribute, characteristic, mark, trait; eccentricity, kink, oddity, peculiarity, quirk, singularity, tic

  2. 2 a physiological need for certain drugs <a cocaine habit of long standing> Synonyms dependence (also dependance), addiction, jones [slang], monkeyRelated Words alcoholism, heroinism, morphinism; habituation, tolerance

  3. 3 the type of body that a person has <an imposing man of vigorous habit> Synonyms build, constitution, figure, form, frame, physique, shapeRelated Words anatomy, structure

  4. 4 archaic  covering for the human body <dressed in the habit of a knight from the golden age of chivalry> Synonyms apparel, attire, clobber [British slang], clothes, costumery, dress, duds, garments, gear, habiliment(s), clothing [archaic], rags, raiment, rig, rigging, threads, toggery, togs, vestiary, vestments, vesture, wear, wearables, weedsRelated Words garderobe, wardrobe; array, bravery, caparison, finery, gaiety (also gayety), glad rags, pretties, regalia, trim; foofaraw, frippery, gaudery, tawdry, trumpery [archaic]; tatters; costume, ensemble, frock, garb, getup, guise, livery, outfit; civvies (also civies), mufti; couture, prêt-à-porter (or pret-a-porter), ready-to-wear, tailoring; activewear, loungewear, outerwear, playwear, sportswear; nightclothes, sleepwear, smallclothes, underclothes, underwear; haberdashery, menswear




habit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of habit

  1. to outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes <his exclusive clothing store had habited the town's upper crust for as long as anyone could remember> Synonyms apparel, array, attire, bedeck, caparison, costume, deck (out), do up, dress, dress up, enrobe, garb, garment, get up, gown, clothe, invest, rig (out), robe, suit, tog (up or out), toilet, vestureRelated Words cloak, frock, jacket, mantle, vest; drape, enswathe, hap [dialect], huddle, swaddle, swathe, wrap; accoutre (or accouter), bedight [archaic], equip, furnish, habilitate, outfit, tailor, uniform; dress down, underdressNear Antonyms denude, divest, uncover, undrape, unveilAntonyms disarray, disrobe, strip, unclothe, undress, untruss [archaic]




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