wont /ˈwɔnt, ˈwont ||ˈwʌnt, ˈwɑnt/
Wont, v. t. To accustom; -- used reflexively.
Wont a. Using or doing customarily; accustomed; habituated; used. “As he was wont to go.”
If the ox were wont to push with his horn. --Ex. xxi. 29.
Wont, n. Custom; habit; use; usage.
They are . . . to be called out to their military motions, under sky or covert, according to the season, as was the Roman wont. --Milton.
From childly wont and ancient use. --Cowper.
Wont, v. i. [imp. Wont, p. p. Wont, or Wonted; p. pr. & vb. n. Wonting.] To be accustomed or habituated; to be used.
A yearly solemn feast she wont to make. --Spenser.
n 1: an established custom; "it was their habit to dine at 7
every evening" [syn: habit]
2: a pattern of behavior acquired through frequent repetition;
"she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"; "long use
had hardened him to it" [syn: habit, use]