accustomed Definition

customary or usual; habituated.

Using accustomed: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "accustomed" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I am accustomed to waking up early.

  • Example

    She is accustomed to working long hours.

  • Example

    He is not accustomed to such cold weather.

accustomed Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for accustomed

  • habituated
  • used to
  • familiar with

Antonyms for accustomed

Phrases with accustomed

  • be/get/become accustomed to

    to become used to something


    It took me a while to get accustomed to the new job.

  • in the habit of doing something


    She is accustomed to taking a walk every morning.

  • to become used to something over time


    After a few weeks, he grew accustomed to the noise of the city.

Origins of accustomed

from Old French 'acostumer', meaning 'to accustom'


Summary: accustomed in Brief

'Accustomed' [əˈkʌstəmd] means customary or usual, and refers to being habituated to something. It is often used in phrases like 'be/get/become accustomed to' and 'accustomed to doing something,' which denote becoming used to something or being in the habit of doing something. 'Grow accustomed to' implies becoming used to something over time.