, (JK, Ḳ,) aor. دَبَقَ, (Ḳ,) inf. n. دَبَقٌ, (TA,) [lit. He, or it, stuck to it: and hence,] (assumed tropical:) he was, or became, attached, addicted, given, or devoted, to it, (namely, a thing, JK,) so that he did not quit it. (JK, Ḳ.)―
دَبِقَ فِى مَعِيشَتِهِ is explained by Lḥ only as signifying لَزِقَ [app. meaning (assumed tropical:) He stuck fast, or perhaps he clave to one course, in respect of his means of subsistence: see also مُدَبَّقٌ]. (TA.)
دَبَقَهُ He stuck it, or made it to adhere. (TA. [See 4.])―
See also what next follows.