verb transitiveWord forms: haˈbituˌated or haˈbituˌating
to make used (to); accustom
often used reflexively
to habituate oneself to the cold
2. US , Archaic
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Word origin of 'habituate'
< LL habituatus
, pp. of habituare
, to bring into a condition or habit of the body < L habitus
: see habit