Habit

Noun

  • An addiction.

    "He has a 10-cigar habit."

  • A long piece of clothing worn by monks and nuns.

    "It’s interesting how Catholic and Buddhist monks both wear habits."

  • (botany, mineralogy) Form of growth or general appearance of a variety or species of plant or crystal.
  • An action performed repeatedly and automatically, usually without awareness.

    "By force of habit, he dressed for work even though it was holiday."

  • (archaic) Outward appearance; attire; dress.
  • An action done on a regular basis.

    "It’s become a habit of mine to have a cup of coffee after dinner."

  • A piece of clothing worn uniformly for a specific activity.

    "The new riding habits of the team looked smashing!"

Verb

  • (archaic) To inhabit.
  • To clothe.

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