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Etymology 1[edit | edit source]

From Middle English < Old French habit < Latin habitus (condition, bearing, state, appearance, dress, attire) < habeō (I have, hold, keep); see have.

Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Habit

Plural
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Habit ({{{1}}})

  1. An action done on a regular basis.
    It’s become a habit of mine to have a cup of coffee after dinner.
  2. An action performed repeatedly and automatically, usually without awareness.
    By force of habit, he dressed for work even though it was holiday.
  3. A long piece of clothing worn by monks and nuns.
    It’s interesting how Catholic and Buddhist monks both wear habits.
  4. A piece of clothing worn uniformly for a specific activity.
    The new riding habits of the team looked smashing!.
  5. Customary manner of dress.
    • 1719, Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
      … it was always my fate to choose for the worse, so I did here; for having money in my pocket and good clothes upon my back, I would always go on board in the habit of a gentleman; and so I neither had any business in the ship, or learned to do any.
  6. An addiction.
    He has a 10-cigar habit.
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Etymology 2[edit | edit source]

From Middle English habiten < Old French habiter < Latin habitāre, present active infinitive of habitō, frequentative of habeō (I have, hold, keep); see have.

Verb[edit | edit source]

Infinitive
to Habit

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Habit (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. To clothe.
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French[edit | edit source]

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Habit m. (plural Habits)

  1. article of clothing, garment, dress-coat, evening dress, tails, full dress

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  1. habit (clothing worn by monks and nuns)

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