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Noun: addict  a-dikt
  1. Someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
     
  2. Someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
    "a golf addict";
    - nut, freak, junkie, junky
Verb: addict  a-dikt
  1. To cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
    - hook

Derived forms: addicting, addicted, addicts

Type of: accustom, drug user, enthusiast, habituate, partisan, partizan, substance abuser, user

Encyclopedia: Addict