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.
use, utilization, economic consumption, fashion, gravitation, habiliment, use of goods and services, manner, obsession, susceptibility, attitude, inclination, garments, enjoyment, usual, build, constitution, utilisation, penchant, turn, drug abuse, weakness, riding habit, hang-up, persuasion, physique, substance abuse, practice, usance, uniform, manipulation, rule, propensity, put on, exercise, consuetude, role, function, employment, mode, robes, fixation, habitus, body, bent, bias, praxis, usage, purpose, habiliments, consumption, proclivity, predisposition, vestments, habitude, proneness, way
clothing (part of speech: noun)
footgear, pull-over, chapeau, cloak, hat, housecoat, mackintosh, bowler, shawl, pinafore, halter, corset, camisole, wrapper, smock, beret, fedora, panties, wrap, boot, cape, bathrobe, overcoat, sarong, dinner jacket, garb, raiment, parka, ensemble, garment, bonnet, poncho, coat, evening gown, sari, clothing, gown, array, scarf, pea coat, blouse, dressing gown, slicker, kilt, shorts, pillbox, burnoose, tuxedo, raincoat, vesture, Afghan, pants, windbreaker, shirt, sweat shirt, trench coat, v-neck, vestment, pyjamas, crinoline, trousers, jacket, dress, costume, shoes, kimono, homburg, smoking jacket, blue jeans, Stetson, doublet, brassiere, stockings, frock, turtle-neck, slacks, caftan, Jersey, trimming, petticoat, fez, sweater, duds, t-shirt, skirt, suit, topcoat, robe, apparel, clothes, fur, sports coat, chemise, nightgown, blazer, outfit, pajamas, jumper, attire, ulster, greatcoat, sweat suit, tunic, headdress
habit (part of speech: noun)
fixed ways, trait, conventionality, lifestyle, leaning, tendency, familiarity, custom, temperament, acclimation, rut, mannerism, routine, addiction, wont, treadmill, second nature, way of life, regularity, disposition, daily grind, tradition, instinct
frequency (part of speech: noun)
- It was a habit of his to forget that she was a woman. - "Riders of the Silences", Max Brand.
- But he isn't in the habit of making a step three yards long, is he? - "Martin Hewitt, Investigator", Arthur Morrison.
- This isn't the kind of thing that you're in the habit of going into. - "The Main Chance", Meredith Nicholson.