from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Accustomed or used: "The poor man is wont to complain that this is a cold world” ( Henry David Thoreau).
- adj. Likely: chaotic as holidays are wont to be.
- n. Customary practice; usage. See Synonyms at habit.
- transitive v. To make accustomed to.
- intransitive v. To be in the habit of doing something.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One’s habitual way of doing things, practice, custom.
- adj. Accustomed or used (to or with a thing).
- adj. Accustomed, apt (to doing something).
- v. To make (someone) used to; to accustom.
- v. To be accustomed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Using or doing customarily; accustomed; habituated; used.
- n. Custom; habit; use; usage.
- intransitive v. To be accustomed or habituated; to be used.
- transitive v. To accustom; -- used reflexively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Accustomed; in the habit; habituated; using or doing customarily.
- Obsolete preterit of won.
- To be accustomed or habituated; use; be used.
- To dwell; make one's home.
- To accustom; habituate.
- n. Custom; habit; practice; way.
- An obsolete form of want.
- n. A variant of want.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an established custom
Middle English, past participle of wonen, to be used to, dwell; see won1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Origin uncertain: apparently a conflation of wone and wont (participle adjective, below). (Wiktionary)
Old English ġewunod, past participle of ġewunian. (Wiktionary)