AskDefine | Define wonted

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wont \Wont\, v. i. [imp. Wont, p. p. Wont, or Wonted; p. pr. & vb. n. Wonting.] To be accustomed or habituated; to be used. [1913 Webster] A yearly solemn feast she wont to make. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
Wonted \Wont"ed\, a. Accustomed; customary; usual. [1913 Webster] Again his wonted weapon proved. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Like an old piece of furniture left alone in its wonted corner. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] She was wonted to the place, and would not remove. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wonted adj : commonly used or practiced; usual; "his accustomed thoroughness"; "took his customary morning walk"; "his habitual comment"; "with her wonted candor" [syn: accustomed, customary, habitual, wonted(a)]



  • italbrac RP /ˈwəʊntɪd/
  • italbrac US /ˈwɔːntɪd/ or /ˈwɑːntɪd/, wQntId



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