n. A usual or characteristic state or condition; natural condition, attitude, appearance, or development; customary mode of being. n. A usual or customary mode of action; particularly, a mode of action so established by use as to be entirely natural, involuntary, instinctive, unconscious, uncontrollable, etc.: used especially of the action, whether physical, mental, or moral, of living beings, but also, by extension, of that of inanimate things; hence, in general, custom; usage; also, a natural or more generally an acquired proclivity, disposition, or tendency to act in a certain way.n. In logic, a character which can be separated from its subject, without the destruction of the latter.n. External dress; particularly, the costume or dress regularly worn, or appropriate for a particular occasion, use, or vocation.n. A costume worn by women when riding on horseback; a riding-habit.n. The grade marked by this dress. Entering this grade involves almost entire seclusion from earthly things, and constant devotion to religious exercises. Most Oriental monks do not assume the great habit except at the approach of death, the greater number being vowed to the little habit only.n. In Scotland, general report: as, by habit and repute a thief.n. The grade marked by this dress. Those who wish to enter this grade have first to pass through the rhasophoria or novitiate. See great habit.To dwell; abide; reside.1. To dwell in; inhabit.To fix by custom; accustom; habituate.To dress; clothe; array.n. In petrography, the general appearance of a rock given by the texture and the mode, that is, the mineral composition. Rocks may have the same habit and not agree closely in composition.n. A small piece of linen attached to a woman's collar at the back, designed to go under the neck of the dress and keep the collar in place.