Translation of "habit" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈhæb·ɪt/ us /ˈhæb·ɪt/

B1 something that you often do, almost without thinking about it

I got into the habit of drinking coffee every morning.

(Translation of “habit” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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

a monk’s habit.
habitual /həˈbitjuəl/ adjective

having a habit of doing, being etc (something)

He’s a habitual drunkard.

done etc regularly

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.

(Translation of “habit” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)