verb (used with object)
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Origin of accustom
OTHER WORDS FROM accustompre·ac·cus·tom, verb (used with object)re·ac·cus·tom, verb (used with object)un·ac·cus·tom, verb (used with object)
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How to use accustom in a sentence
The swift cascade of reactions to his death indicate how accustomed the United States — and the Twin Cities area in particular — have grown to responding to such incidents.Minn. police officer who shot Daunte Wright apparently meant to use Taser but accidentally fired gun, police chief says|Kim Bellware, Andrea Salcedo, Sheila Regan|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
Bamboo can create a raised refuge, as indoor bricks lift bed frames up, with children already getting accustomed to floating classrooms.
For a population accustomed to clear-cut and borderline-arrogant rooting practices in February, this year’s Super Bowl will be an exercise in grappling with both the familiar and the unmooring, a kind of gridiron alternate dimension.Super Bowl highlights: Bucs celebrate championship, Tom Brady wins MVP|Des Bieler, Mark Maske, Chuck Culpepper|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
Diners are now, finally, accustomed to thinking about, if not always respecting, the health and well-being of industry employees, who bear frontline risks as restaurants reopen.The Toxicity of Restaurant Kitchens Is Exactly Why I Never Reported Abuses|Lindsey Danis|February 4, 2021|Eater
A player accustomed to another position discovered an ability to split the uprights, or the team had no one available and asked a soccer player who may never have attempted a field goal before.Placekickers With NFL Dreams Face A Winding, Risky Path|Marisa Ingemi|December 18, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Many tears were shed by Valeria; for a long time she could not accustom herself to her loss.Dream Tales and Prose Poems|Ivan Turgenev
He endeavored also to accustom himself to eat raw flesh, but this was a point of perfection to which he never could arrive.
He was trying to accustom himself to the idea of having a name.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley
Try as hard as I would, I could not accustom my muscles to these new conditions.Pharaoh's Broker|Ellsworth Douglass
You see that this, your last summer in Italy, is manufactured on purpose to accustom you to the English seasons.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall