accustom


accustom
1. VII
accustom smb. to do smth. accustom smb. to answer politely (to think of it, to walk on deck, to open the door immediately, etc.) приучать кого-л. вежливо отвечать и т. д.
2. XI
be accustomed to smth. be accustomed to hard work (to bad food, to long hours, to the cold, etc.) быть приученным к тяжелому труду и т. д.; he was accustomed to her inconsistency (to his fits of temper, to the ways of the world, etc.) он привык к ее непоследовательности и т. и.; he was accustomed to her lies он привык к тому, что она всегда говорит неправду /лжет/; that is not what I am accustomed to к этому я не привык; be accustomed to do smth. be accustomed to rise early (to work by candlelight, to bathe in cold water, etc.) иметь обыкновение /привычку/ рано вставать и т. д.; he was accustomed to sit up late он привык поздно ложиться; be accustomed to doing smth. be accustomed to working hard (to rising early, etc.) иметь обыкновение /привычку/ много работать и т. д.; get /become, grow/ accustomed to smth. get /grow/ accustomed to the new place (to the new room, to the ways of the world, etc.) привыкать к новому месту и т. д; when my eyes became accustomed to the dark... когда мои глаза привыкли к темноте...; get /become, grow/ accustomed to doing smth. they got /became, grew/ accustomed to taking long walks у них вошли в привычку совершать длинные прогулки
3. XXI1
accustom smb. to smth. accustom smb. to work (to the rolling of the ship, etc.) приучить кого-л. к труду и т. д; he can't accustom himself to strict discipline он не может привыкнуть к строгой дисциплине; the old lady cannot accustom herself to the modern way of life старушка не может приспособиться к современному образу жизни
4. XXII
accustom smb. to doing smth. accustom smb. to saying "please" (to early rising, to smoking, to speaking softly, etc.) приучать кого-л. говорить "пожалуйста" и т.д.; accustom oneself to getting up early (to sitting up late, etc.) привыкнуть рано вставать и т. д., I accustomed myself to bathing in cold water я приучил себя к купанию /купаться/ в холодной воде

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • 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

  • accustom — index discipline (train), inure (accustom), naturalize (acclimate), reconcile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • 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 — Ac*cus tom, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accustomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accustoming}.] [OF. acostumer, acustumer, F. accoutumer; [ a] (L. ad) + OF. costume, F. coutume, custom. See {Custom}.] To make familiar by use; to habituate, familiarize, or inure;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accustom — Ac*cus tom, n. Custom. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accustom — (v.) early 15c., from O.Fr. acostumer (12c., Mod.Fr. accoutumer), from à to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + costume (see COSTUME (Cf. costume) (n.)). Related: Accustomed; accustoming …   Etymology dictionary

  • accustom — *habituate, addict, inure Analogous words: *adapt, accommodate, adjust: *harden, season, acclimatize Antonyms: disaccustom Contrasted words: alienate, wean, *estrange …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • accustom — [v] get used to acclimatize, acculturate, acquaint, adapt, familiarize, habituate, season; concepts 35,202 …   New thesaurus

  • accustom — [ə kus′təm] vt. [ME accustomen < OFr acostumer < a , to + costume: see CUSTOM] to make familiar by custom, habit, or use; habituate (to) …   English World 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

  • accustom — UK [əˈkʌstəm] / US verb Word forms accustom : present tense I/you/we/they accustom he/she/it accustoms present participle accustoming past tense accustomed past participle accustomed formal accustom yourself to something …   English dictionary


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