Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “habit”

See all translations

habit

noun /ˈhӕbit/
something which a person does usually or regularly
hábito, costumbre
He has the habit of going for a walk after dinner She has an irritating habit of interrupting people.
a tendency to do the same things that one has always done
hábito, costumbre
I did it out of habit.
a long loose piece of clothing worn by monks or nuns
hábito
a monk’s habit.
habitual /həˈbitjuəl/ adjective having a habit of doing, being etc (something)
habitual
He’s a habitual drunkard.
done etc regularly
habitual
He took his habitual walk before bed.
habitually /həˈbitjuəli/ adverb
habitualmente, con asiduidad
She is habitually late for work.
from force of habit because one is used to doing (something)
por la fuerza de la costumbre
I took the cigarette from force of habit.
get (someone) into the habit of ( get (someone) out of the habit of) to make (a person) start or stop doing (something) as a habit
acostumbrarse/perder la costumbre
I wish I could get out of the habit of biting my nails You must get your children into the habit of cleaning their teeth.
(Definition of habit from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “habit” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

luck

the force that causes things, especially good things, to happen to you by chance and not as a result of your own efforts or abilities

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More