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Synonyms for addict
ˈæd ɪkt; əˈdɪktad·dict

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Wiktionary

  1. addictverb

    Synonyms:
    dedicate, hooked, adapt, devote, consecrate, fit

  2. addictverb

    A person who is addicted, especially to a harmful drug

    Synonyms:
    fit, dedicate, consecrate, adapt, hooked, devote, habitue, aficionado, junkie, devotee, fan, adherent, enthusiast, slave

  3. addictverb

    An adherent or fan (of something)

    Synonyms:
    fit, adapt, devote, consecrate, dedicate, hooked, habitue, devotee, enthusiast, adherent, fan, aficionado, junkie, slave

  4. addictverb

    To adapt; to make suitable; to fit.

    Synonyms:
    devote, hooked, dedicate, consecrate, adapt, fit

Princeton's WordNet

  1. addict, nut, freak, junkie, junkynoun

    someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

    "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie"

    Synonyms:
    bollock, testis, junkie, lusus naturae, monster, screwball, nut, junky, monstrosity, egg, fruitcake, en, testicle, ball, orchis, crank, drug addict, nut case, crackpot, ballock, freak

  2. addictverb

    someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms

    Synonyms:
    freak, junkie, junky, nut

  3. addict, hookverb

    to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

    Synonyms:
    fleece, thieve, filch, cabbage, surcharge, sneak, snare, accost, snarf, swipe, hook, pluck, nobble, pilfer, crochet, overcharge, pinch, soak, lift, gazump, cop, rob, glom, solicit, purloin, snitch, plume, knock off, abstract

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Editors Contribution

  1. junkie

    someone addicted to drugs that will do whatever they can to buy even the smallest amount for a fix

    the heads are out panhandling for their fix early today.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 19, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. addictverb

    Synonyms:
    accustom (commonly in a bad sense), habituate, dedicate, devote, apply (habitually), give, give up

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. addictverb

    Synonyms:
    habituate, accustom

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "addict":

    junkie, crackhead

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How to use addict in a sentence?

  1. Chuck Negron:

    I have a 47-year-old daughter, who we’re very close now… But her mother left, took her, I didn’t see her for years, i have a son, Chuckie, whose mother was an addict. I was an addict. And he ended up, of course, being an addict… He ended up in prison, which broke my heart… Now he’s clean and doing well.

  2. Derek Clarke:

    Just because they’re a drug addict doesn’t mean we’re not going to give them something for their pain.

  3. Matt Gaetz:

    They don’t want to fund the police, they want to addict the police to the federal dollar, and that comes with a more efficient way to ensure centralized decision-making.

  4. Paul Coleman:

    The addict may actually see no problem in what they are doing despite injuries, being late for work or important meetings, and having relationship squabbles.

  5. James Hart:

    It was a slow unveiling of my sexuality that was of course, very difficult for us, and then… I wind up as a crack cocaine addict [in 2002] after having been sober for 21 years. And Carly went through all of that with me. So the unraveling is rather dramatic.


Translations for addict

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  • ሱሰኛAmharic
  • مدمنة, مدمنArabic
  • пристрастявам, привърженик, навиквам, наркоман, пристрастявам сеBulgarian
  • addicteCatalan, Valencian
  • závislák, fanatikCzech
  • addictDanish
  • Süchtiger, süchtigGerman
  • toksomaniulo, maniuloEsperanto
  • [[causar]] [[adicción]] [[en]], [[volver]] [[adicto]], drogadicto, toxicómano, adictoSpanish
  • sõltlaneEstonian
  • [[tulla]] [[riippuvaiseksi]], riippuvainen, orjuuttaa, alkoholisoida, [[jäädä]] [[koukkuun]], addikti, omistautua, alkoholisti, [[saada]] [[koukkuun]], kannattaja, -himoinen, entusiasti, fani, väärinkäyttäjä, narkomaaniFinnish
  • dépendant, dépendante, intoxiquéFrench
  • andúileachIrish
  • tràill, leanmhainneachScottish Gaelic
  • narcomano, dependenteInterlingua
  • dipendenteItalian
  • 中毒者Japanese
  • ಅಳುಪುKannada
  • 중독자Korean
  • dependensLatin
  • fan, verslaafdeDutch
  • uzależniony, maniak, nałogowiec, fanatyk, entuzjastaPolish
  • adicto, fanático, viciado, entusiasta, viciar, viciar-sePortuguese
  • зависимыйRussian
  • người nghiệnVietnamese
  • 癮君子Chinese

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