Difference between Addict and Hook

What is the difference between Addict and Hook?

Addict as a verb is to cause someone to become addicted, especially to a harmful drug while Hook as a verb is to attach a hook to.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To cause someone to become addicted, especially to a harmful drug To involve oneself in something habitually, to the exclusion of almost anything else. To adapt; to make suitable; to fit.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: A person who is addicted, especially to a harmful drug An adherent or fan (of something)

Example sentence: I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: A rod bent into a curved shape, typically with one end free and the other end secured to a rope or other attachment.A fishhook, a barbed metal hook used for fishing.Any of various hook-shaped agricultural implements such as a billhookA loop shaped like a hook under certain written letters, e.g. g and j.A catchy musical phrase which forms the basis of a popular song.A brief, punchy opening statement intended to draw the reader or viewer into a book or play.Removal or expulsion from a group or activity.A type of shot played by swinging the bat in a horizontal arc, hitting the ball high in the air to the leg side, often played to balls which bounce around head height.A curveball.A feature, definition, or coding that enables future enhancements to happen compatibly or more easily.A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves unintentionally to the left. See draw, slice, fadeA basketball shot in which the offensive player, usually turned perpendicular to the basket, gently throws the ball with a sweeping motion of his arm in an upward arc with a follow-through which ends over his head. Also called hook shot.A type of punch delivered with the arm rigid and partially bent and the fist travelling nearly horizontally mesially along an arc.A jack (the playing card)

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To attach a hook to.To catch with a hook (hook a fish).To connect (hook into, hook together).hook up: To meet.hook up: To have sexual intercourse with.(Usually in passive) To make addicted (I'm hooked).To play a hook shot.To engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking (i.e., using the hockey stick to trip or block another player)To engage in prostitution.

Example sentence: You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him to a heavy load.

We hope you now know whether to use Addict or Hook in your sentence.

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