1. [ noun ] an established custom
Synonyms: wont

"it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening"

Related terms: custom use
2. [ noun ] a pattern of behavior acquired through frequent repetition
Synonyms: use wont

"she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair" "long use had hardened him to it"

Related terms: custom cleanliness ritual uncleanliness second_nature use
3. [ noun ] (clothing) a distinctive attire (as the costume of a religious order)
Related terms: attire monastic_habit riding_habit religion
4. [ verb ] (clothing) put a habit on
Related terms: dress
5. [ noun ] (pharmacology) excessive use of drugs
Synonyms: drug_abuse substance_abuse
Related terms: misuse alcohol_abuse habituate
Similar spelling:   habitue