accustom to
phr verb
Accustom to is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑eye

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  • accustom — ► VERB 1) (accustom to) make used to. 2) (be accustomed to) be used to. ORIGIN Old French acostumer, from costume custom …   English terms dictionary

  • accustom — v. (d; refl., tr.) to accustom to (we had to accustom ourselves to the new working conditions; more usu. is: we had to get accustomed to the new working conditions) * * * [ə kʌstəm] (d;refl.,tr.) to accustom to (we had to accustom ourselves to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • To train — Train Train, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Training}.] [OF. trahiner, tra[ i]ner,F. tra[^i]ner, LL. trahinare, trainare, fr. L. trahere to draw. See {Trail}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To draw along; to trail; to drag. [1913 Webster] In …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To train a gun — Train Train, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Training}.] [OF. trahiner, tra[ i]ner,F. tra[^i]ner, LL. trahinare, trainare, fr. L. trahere to draw. See {Trail}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To draw along; to trail; to drag. [1913 Webster] In …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To train up — Train Train, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Training}.] [OF. trahiner, tra[ i]ner,F. tra[^i]ner, LL. trahinare, trainare, fr. L. trahere to draw. See {Trail}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To draw along; to trail; to drag. [1913 Webster] In …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To use one's self — Use Use, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Used}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Using}.] [OE. usen, F. user to use, use up, wear out, LL. usare to use, from L. uti, p. p. usus, to use, OL. oeti, oesus; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Utility}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make use of; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To use up — Use Use, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Used}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Using}.] [OE. usen, F. user to use, use up, wear out, LL. usare to use, from L. uti, p. p. usus, to use, OL. oeti, oesus; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Utility}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make use of; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To handle without gloves — Handle Han dle (h[a^]n d l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Handled} ( d ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Handling} ( dl[i^]ng).] [OE. handlen, AS. handlian; akin to D. handelen to trade, G. handeln. See {Hand}.] 1. To touch; to feel with the hand; to use or hold… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accustom yourself to something — phrase to gradually start to feel that something is normal or natural She had to accustom herself to eating later in the evening. Thesaurus: to become familiar with a new situation or way of livingsynonym people who live in a particular… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Accustom — Ac*cus tom, v. i. 1. To be wont. [Obs.] Carew. [1913 Webster] 2. To cohabit. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] We with the best men accustom openly; you with the basest commit private adulteries. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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