addict


addict
ad·dict 1 /ə-'dikt/ vt: to cause (a person) to become physiologically dependent upon a drug
ad·dict 2 /'a-dikt/ n: one who is addicted to a drug

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

addict
noun adherent, ardent admirer, believer, creature of habit, devotee, disciple, enthusiast, fan, fanatic, fancier, follower, frequenter, partisan, practitioner, pursuer, votary, zealot

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


addict
n.
Someone who uses, does, or consumes something habitually and who is dependent on that substance or activity; usually applies to those who are dependent on drugs or alcohol and cannot control their consumption thereof.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


addict
Any individual who habitually uses any narcotic drug so as to endanger the public morals, health, safety, or welfare, or who is so drawn to the use of such narcotic drugs as to have lost the power of self-control with reference to his or her drug use.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


addict
Any individual who habitually uses any narcotic drug so as to endanger the public morals, health, safety, or welfare, or who is so drawn to the use of such narcotic drugs as to have lost the power of self-control with reference to his or her drug use.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

Synonyms:
(commonly in a bad sense), , , , (habitually), ,