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ALL meanings of addict

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  • countable noun addict An addict is someone who takes harmful drugs and cannot stop taking them. 3
  • countable noun addict If you say that someone is an addict, you mean that they like a particular activity very much and spend as much time doing it as they can. 3
  • verb addict to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, esp a narcotic drug) 3
  • noun addict a person who is addicted, esp to narcotic drugs 3
  • noun addict a person who is devoted to something 3
  • verb transitive addict to give (oneself) up to some strong habit 3
  • verb transitive addict to cause (someone) to become addicted to some habit 3
  • noun addict a person addicted to some habit, esp. to the use of a narcotic drug 3
  • noun addict an ardent supporter; devotee 3
  • noun addict a person who is addicted to an activity, habit, or substance: a drug addict. 1
  • noun addict A person who is addicted to a particular substance, typically an illegal drug. 1
  • verb with object addict to cause to become physiologically or psychologically dependent on an addictive substance, as alcohol or a narcotic. 1
  • verb with object addict to habituate or abandon (oneself) to something compulsively or obsessively: a writer addicted to the use of high-flown language; children addicted to video games. 1
  • noun addict sb dependent on a drug 1
  • noun addict sb obsessed by an activity 1
  • noun addict A person who is addicted, especially to a harmful drug. 0
  • noun addict An adherent or fan (of something). 0
  • verb addict To cause someone to become addicted, especially to a harmful drug. 0
  • verb addict To involve oneself in something habitually, to the exclusion of almost anything else. 0
  • verb addict (Obsolete (No longer in use)) To adapt; to make suitable; to fit. 0
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