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Synonyms for addict
ˈæd ɪkt; əˈdɪkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. addict, nut, freak, junkie, junky(noun)

    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. addict(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    freak, junkie, junky, nut

  3. addict, hook(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. addict(noun)

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

  2. addict(noun)

    To cause someone to become addicted, especially to a harmful drug

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

  3. addict(verb)

    To involve oneself in something habitually, to the exclusion of almost anything else.

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

  4. addict(verb)

    To adapt; to make suitable; to fit.

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. addict(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. addict(v)

    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. Eric Adams:

    Most people think of an addict as you know, skid row, or homeless living on the street.

  2. 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.

  3. Derek Clarke:

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

  4. Danny Bonaduce:

    Part of alcoholism is lying, when you’re an addict, you know you ca n’tbe honest with people. You say what you wantthem to hear. I ca n’t be mad at David for that, butit’s still a tragedy.

  5. Tom Zegan:

    When I get big, I want to be a recovering alcoholic drug addict.


Translations for addict

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  • ሱሰኛAmharic
  • مدمن, مدمنةArabic
  • пристрастявам, привърженик, пристрастявам се, навиквам, наркоманBulgarian
  • addicteCatalan, Valencian
  • závislák, fanatikCzech
  • addictDanish
  • Süchtiger, süchtigGerman
  • maniulo, toksomaniuloEsperanto
  • drogadicto, [[causar]] [[adicción]] [[en]], [[volver]] [[adicto]], adicto, toxicómanoSpanish
  • sõltlaneEstonian
  • alkoholisti, väärinkäyttäjä, fani, -himoinen, kannattaja, [[saada]] [[koukkuun]], omistautua, riippuvainen, [[tulla]] [[riippuvaiseksi]], [[jäädä]] [[koukkuun]], alkoholisoida, orjuuttaa, addikti, entusiasti, narkomaaniFinnish
  • intoxiqué, dépendante, dépendantFrench
  • andúileachIrish
  • tràill, leanmhainneachScottish Gaelic
  • dependente, narcomanoInterlingua
  • dipendenteItalian
  • 中毒者Japanese
  • ಅಳುಪುKannada
  • 중독자Korean
  • dependensLatin
  • verslaafde, fanDutch
  • maniak, fanatyk, entuzjasta, nałogowiec, uzależnionyPolish
  • viciar-se, viciar, entusiasta, viciado, adicto, fanáticoPortuguese
  • зависимыйRussian
  • người nghiệnVietnamese
  • 癮君子Chinese

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