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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: wŏnt, wōnt, IPA(key): /wɒnt/, /wəʊnt/ * Rhymes: -əʊnt

  • enPR: wŏnt, wōnt, IPA(key): /wɒnt/, /wəʊnt/
  • Rhymes: -əʊnt

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

Origin uncertain: apparently a conflation of _wone_ and _wont_ (participle adjective, below). NOUN WONT (_usually uncountable_, _plural_ WONTS) * One’s habitual way of doing things, practice, custom. _He awoke at the crack of dawn, as was his WONT._ * Milton They are […] to be called out to their military motions, under sky or covert, according to the season, as was the Roman WONT. * 2006, Orhan Pamuk, My Name Is Red: With a simple-minded desire, and to rid my mind of this irrepressible urge, I retired to a corner of the room, as was my WONT [...] * 1920, James Brown Scott, _The United States of America: A Study in International Organization_, page 142: As was also the WONT of international conferences, a delegate from Pennsylvania, in this instance James Wilson, proposed the appointment of a secretary and nominated William Temple Franklin * 1914, Items of interest - Page 83: Such conditions, having been the common practice for years, and, existing in a less degree in some localities to the present time, afford a tangible reason for a form of correlation that is more universal than it is the WONT of the profession to admit [...] TRANSLATIONS

Origin uncertain: apparently a conflation of wone and wont (participle adjective, below).

Noun

wont (usually uncountable, plural wonts)

  1. One’s habitual way of doing things, practice, custom.
    He awoke at the crack of dawn, as was his wont.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Old English _ġewunod_, past participle of _ġewunian_. ADJECTIVE WONT (_not comparable_) * (archaic) Accustomed or used (_to_ or _with_ a thing). * Shakespeare I have not that alacrity of spirit, / Nor cheer of mind, that I was WONT to have. * 1843, Thomas Carlyle, _Past and Present_, book 2, ch. XI, _The Abbot’s Ways_ He could read English Manuscripts very elegantly, _elegantissime_: he was WONT to preach to the people in the English tongue, though according to the dialect of Norfolk, where he had been brought up […] * (designating habitual behaviour) Accustomed, apt (_to doing_ something). _He is WONT to complain loudly about his job._ Like a 60-yard Percy Harvin touchdown run or a Joe Haden interception return, Urban Meyer’s jaw-dropping resignation Saturday was, as he’s WONT to say, “a game-changer.” — Sunday December 27, 2009, Stewart Mandel, _INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL_, _Meyer’s shocking resignation rocks college coaching landscape_ SEE ALSO * used to * prone to TRANSLATIONS VERB WONT (_third-person singular simple present_ WONTS, _present participle_ WONTING, _simple past and past participle_ WONTED) * (transitive, archaic) To make (someone) used to; to accustom. * (intransitive, archaic) To be accustomed. * 1590, Edmund Spenser, _The Faerie Queene_, III.2: But by record of antique times I finde / That wemen WONT in warres to beare most sway [...]. TRANSLATIONS

Old English ġewunod, past participle of ġewunian.

Adjective

wont (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Accustomed or used (to or with a thing).
  2. (designating habitual behaviour) Accustomed, apt (to doing something).
    He is wont to complain loudly about his job.
    Like a 60-yard Percy Harvin touchdown run or a Joe Haden interception return, Urban Meyer’s jaw-dropping resignation Saturday was, as he’s wont to say, “a game-changer.” — Sunday December 27, 2009, Stewart Mandel, INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL, Meyer’s shocking resignation rocks college coaching landscape
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Verb

wont (third-person singular simple present wonts, present participle wonting, simple past and past participle wonted)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To make (someone) used to; to accustom.
  2. (intransitive, archaic) To be accustomed.
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English - Anagrams

* nowt * town


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