Definitions of habit

  1. To dress; furnish with a garb.
  2. To dress; to array.
  3. To dress.
  4. excessive use of drugs
  5. a distinctive attire ( as the costume of a religious order)
  6. ( religion) a distinctive attire ( as the costume of a religious order)
  7. The usual condition or state of a person or thing, either natural or acquired, regarded as something had, possessed, and firmly retained; as, a religious habit; his habit is morose; elms have a spreading habit; esp., physical temperament or constitution; as, a full habit of body.
  8. The general appearance and manner of life of a living organism.
  9. Fixed or established custom; ordinary course of conduct; practice; usage; hence, prominently, the involuntary tendency or aptitude to perform certain actions which is acquired by their frequent repetition; as, habit is second nature; also, peculiar ways of acting; characteristic forms of behavior.
  10. Outward appearance; attire; dress; hence, a garment; esp., a closely fitting garment or dress worn by ladies; as, a riding habit.
  11. To dress; to clothe; to array.
  12. The ordinary course of conduct; general condition or tendency; disposition; established custom; dress; a woman's riding dress; the distinctive dress worn by members of a religious order.
  13. Ordinary course of conduct: tendency to perform certain actions: general condition or tendency, as of the body: pracitce: custom: outward appearance, dress: a garment, esp. a tight- fitting dress, with a skirt, worn by ladies on horseback.
  14. Ordinary state; acquired tendency; custom; dress; a garment.
  15. An acquired tendency toward the repetition of an act or thought; habitual course of action or conduct.
  16. Habitual condition; temperament.
  17. An outer garment; costume; a woman's dress for horse backriding.
  18. Ordinary condition or state; a tendency or aptitude acquired by custom or frequent repetition; practice; custom; ordinary manner; dress; lady's riding- dress; general appearance.
  19. To accustom; to habituate. [ Obs.] Chapman.
  20. Dress; the particular state of the body; a coat with a long skirt worn by ladies on horseback; the tendency to any action or practice occasioned by custom or frequent repetition; manner; way; in bot., the general external appearance of a plant.