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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

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. 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. Joanna Lipari:

    Think of how we forgive or redeem the alcoholic or the drug addict, we don't blindly believe they are 'cured,' but we allow the space for their behavior to show they're redeemed.

  2. Shirley Chisholm:

    It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.

  3. Kirk Pasich:

    Chris, a recovering addict, had a prescription for Ativan and may have taken more Ativan than recommended dosages, the family believes that if Chris took his life, he did not know what he was doing, and that drugs or other substances may have affected his actions.

  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. Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford:

    I do not use crack cocaine, nor am I an addict of crack cocaine.

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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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