accustom (one) to (something)

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accustom (one) to (something)

To familiarize one with something. You need to accustom the new interns to the layout of the building. Seth will accustom you to this project before our next meeting. Accustom yourself to the new software before we start using it more frequently.
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accustom someone to someone or something

to get someone used to someone or something. I think we can accustom Fred to the new rules without difficulty.
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*accustomed to someone or something

 and *accustomed to doing something used to someone or something
; used to or in the habit of doing something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; grow ~.) The children are accustomed to eating late in the evening.
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accustomed to

Used to something or someone; having the habit of doing something. For example, In Spain we gave up our usual schedule and became accustomed to eating dinner at 10 p.m. Professor Higgins in the musical My Fair Lady (1956) ruefully sang the song "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" after his protégé Eliza walked out on him. [Second half of 1400s]
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accustom to

v.
To bring someone or something into a condition that is harmonious with something else, especially through repeated experience: I have accustomed myself to waking up at dawn. They are not accustomed to such formal clothing.
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It will accustom us to better resource sharing, allow us to rebuild collective civility and restraint, and thus enable us to rejuvenate the public sphere.
Over many centuries vegetarians have argued that meat-eating is cruel and inefficient; that it does nothing for our own physical health; and that slaughter and incidental torture, or the willful ignorance of the same, accustom us to a brutality not always reserved for brutes.