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Definition of habit:

  1. 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.
  2. Outward appearance; attire; dress; hence, a garment; esp., a closely fitting garment or dress worn by ladies; as, a riding habit.
  3. The general appearance and manner of life of a living organism.
  4. 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.
  5. To dress; to clothe; to array.
  6. To inhabit.

Synonyms:

vestments, drug abuse, bent, employment, manner, riding habit, usance, habitude, bias, persuasion, consumption, rule, habitus, hang-up, physique, constitution, manipulation, praxis, exercise, purpose, garments, consuetude, habiliments, obsession, habiliment, utilization, robes, inclination, attitude, weakness, body, gravitation, role, propensity, way, mode, economic consumption, usage, practice, fixation, turn, enjoyment, use, fashion, utilisation, put on, susceptibility, predisposition, build, usual, use of goods and services, uniform, penchant, wont, proclivity, function, substance abuse, proneness.

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