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habit

hab·it

habit

 
pronunciation:
hae biht
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a regular action; routine.
His habit is to brush his teeth before putting on his pajamas.
synonyms:
practice, routine
similar words:
chore, groove, pattern, policy, procedure, rut, way
definition 2: a fixed, repeated action, often done without meaning to or wanting to.
She has an annoying habit of tapping her toes.
synonyms:
addiction
similar words:
dependence, vice, weakness
definition 3: clothes worn for a specific purpose or role.
Parts of her nun's habit were black and others were white.People who ride horses in the English style often wear a riding habit.
synonyms:
outfit
similar words:
apparel, attire, clothes, duds, garments, uniform
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  behavior, tradition
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The word habit contains the following part:
hab, hib Latin root that means hold, have