Make or become accustomed or used to something: [with object]: she had habituated the chimps to humans
More example sentences
- Animals were habituated to behavioral observation.
- All birds had 10 days to habituate to the aviary.
- Females and males were habituated in their separate compartments for 15 min.
late 15th century: from late Latin habituat- 'accustomed', from the verb habituare, from habitus (see habit).