Addict

All possible synonyms of the word Addict as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Addict

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • addict

Hypernyms

  • drug user, substance abuser, user: a person who takes drugs

Hyponyms

  • caffeine addict, caffein addict: someone addicted to caffeine
  • drug addict, junkie, junky: a narcotics addict
  • speed freak: addict who habitually uses stimulant drugs (especially amphetamines)

Addict, nut, freak, junkie, junky

Definition

  • 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

  • addict
  • nut
  • freak
  • junkie
  • junky

Hypernyms

  • enthusiast, partisan, partizan: an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity

Hyponyms

  • gym rat: someone who spends all leisure time playing sports or working out in a gymnasium or health spa

Addict, hook

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • addict
  • hook

Hypernyms

  • habituate, accustom: make psychologically or physically used (to something); "She became habituated to the background music"

Entailment

  • use, habituate: take or consume (regularly or habitually); "She uses drugs rarely"

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