|1.||[ noun ] an established custom|
"it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening"
|Related terms:||custom use|
|2.||[ noun ] a pattern of behavior acquired through frequent repetition|
"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|
|5.||[ noun ] (pharmacology) excessive use of drugs|
|Related terms:||misuse alcohol_abuse habituate|