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addict

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Noun[change]

Singular
addict

Plural
addicts

  1. (countable) An addict is someone who is addicted to something, most often to a harmful drug.
    The addict needs more heroin in order to avoid withdrawal.

Verb[change]

Plain form
addict

Third-person singular
addicts

Past tense
addicted

Past participle
addicted

Present participle
addicting

  1. If you addict someone or something, you make them become addicted to something, usually a harmful drug.
  2. If you are addicted to something, you do it to the exclusion of everything else.
    She is addicted to the World of Warcraft.

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