[ uh-kuhs-tuhmd ]
/ əˈkʌs təmd /


customary; usual; habitual: in their accustomed manner.
habituated; acclimated (usually followed by to): accustomed to staying up late; accustomed to the noise of the subway.

Origin of accustomed

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at accustom, -ed2

SYNONYMS FOR accustomed

2 used (to).

ANTONYMS FOR accustomed

2 unused (to).

Related forms

ac·cus·tomed·ly, adverbac·cus·tomed·ness, nounhalf-ac·cus·tomed, adjectivewell-ac·cus·tomed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for well-accustomed

British Dictionary definitions for well-accustomed (1 of 2)


adjective (well accustomed when postpositive)

sufficiently used towell accustomed to desert conditions

British Dictionary definitions for well-accustomed (2 of 2)


/ (əˈkʌstəmd) /


usual; customary
(postpositive foll by to) used or inured (to)
(postpositive foll by to) in the habit (of)accustomed to walking after meals
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