Synonyms of habit in English:

habit


See US English definition of habit

See UK English definition of habit

See Spanish definition of costumbre

noun

1‘sensible eating habits’

SYNONYMS
practice, custom, pattern, routine, style, convention, policy, wont, way, manner, mode, norm, tradition, matter of course, rule, usage
tendency, propensity, inclination, bent, proclivity, proneness, disposition, predisposition

2‘his habit of pulling his ear as he made a point he thought important’

SYNONYMS
mannerism, quirk, characteristic gesture, characteristic, foible, trick
trait, tendency, idiosyncrasy, peculiarity, singularity, oddity, eccentricity, way, feature, custom, practice

3‘the scientific habit of mind helps us to deal intelligently with problems’

SYNONYMS
disposition, temperament, character, nature, make-up, constitution, frame of mind, bent

4‘they financed their drug habit through prostitution’

SYNONYMS
addiction, dependence, dependency, craving, fixation, compulsion, obsession, weakness
informal monkey
US informal jones

5‘a monk's habit’

SYNONYMS
garment, outfit, robe, costume, uniform, attire, dress, garb, clothes, clothing, garments
informal get-up, rig-out, gear, togs, clobber, rags
formal apparel

Phrases

    in the habit of

    ‘they were in the habit of phoning each other regularly’


    SYNONYMS
    accustomed to, used to, given to, habituated to, addicted to, no stranger to, not new to
    wont to, inclined to
    ANTONYMS

    unaccustomed to