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Another word for fashion

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Noun
  1. The current custom

      1. The result of work or activity:
      2. (Informal) A complex, often neurotic liking, fear, aversion, etc. with regard to some person, thing, or activity
      3. (--- Informal) The latest fad or fashion:
      1. Popular acceptance or favor; popularity:
      2. The accepted fashion or style at any particular time; mode
      3. The prevailing fashion or style
      1. An inclination in a particular direction.
      2. A fad or fashion style.
      3. A vogue, or current style, as in fashions
      1. Manner or mode of expression in language, as distinct from the ideas expressed; way of using words to express thoughts
      2. A name or title:
      3. A quality of imagination and individuality expressed in one's actions and tastes:
      1. Strong emotion, enthusiasm, or desire
      2. A fit of anger.
      3. A current, eagerly adopted fashion; a fad or craze:
      1. (Philosophy) The particular appearance, form, or manner in which an underlying substance, or a permanent aspect or attribute of it, is manifested.
      2. (Philos.) The form, or way of being, of something, as distinct from its substance
      3. Style or fashion.
      1. Fury; rage; frenzy
      2. A fashion adopted enthusiastically by the public; a fad.
      3. A great, widespread outburst of admiration or enthusiasm; craze; rage
      1. A fashion that is taken up with great enthusiasm for a brief period of time; a craze.
      2. A custom, style, etc. that many people are interested in for a short time; passing fashion; craze
      1. A fine crack in a surface or glaze.
      2. Something that is currently the fashion; fad
      3. A short-lived popular fashion; a fad.
  2. The approach used to do something

      1. Method or manner of doing; way:
      1. An aspect, particular, or feature:
      2. A route or course that is or may be used to go from one place to another
      3. Used with a personal pronoun as the object of various verbs to indicate progress toward an objective:
      1. A set of facts, principles, rules, etc. classified or arranged in a regular, orderly form so as to show a logical plan linking the various parts
      2. The prevailing social order; the establishment. Used with the :
      3. An established way of doing something; method; procedure
      1. A name or title:
      2. A quality of imagination and individuality expressed in one's actions and tastes:
      3. The current, fashionable way of dressing, speaking, acting, etc.
      1. A method of operating or functioning.
      2. A person's manner of working.
      3. A way of doing or accomplishing something
      1. (Philosophy) The particular appearance, form, or manner in which an underlying substance, or a permanent aspect or attribute of it, is manifested.
      2. The current or customary fashion or style:
      3. A manner or way of acting, doing, or being; method or form
      1. A technique of acting in which the actor recalls emotions and reactions from past experience and uses them in identifying with and individualizing the character being portrayed.
      2. Regularity and orderliness in action, thought, or expression; system in doing things or handling ideas
      3. A way of doing something; procedure; process; esp., a regular, orderly, definite procedure or way of teaching, investigating, etc.
      1. The prevailing customs, social conduct, and norms of a specific society, period, or group, especially as the subject of a literary work:
      2. Characteristic style or method in art, music, literature, etc.
      3. A way of doing something or the way in which a thing is done or happens:
    See also:

    means

  3. A distinctive way of expressing oneself

      1. Something that looks like a blood vessel, such as the hindgut of a shrimp.
      2. A long wavy strip of a different shade or color, as in wood or marble, or as mold in cheese.
      3. Any distinctive quality or strain regarded as running through one's character, or a speech, writing, etc.
      1. (Painting) The effect produced by the combination of light, shade, and color
      2. The simple or fundamental tone of a musical sound as distinguished from its overtones
      3. Distinctive style; elegance
      1. Specific or characteristic manner of expression, execution, construction, or design, in any art, period, work, employment, etc.
      2. The way in which something is said, done, expressed, or performed:
      3. A particular fashion:
      1. (Philosophy) The particular appearance, form, or manner in which an underlying substance, or a permanent aspect or attribute of it, is manifested.
      2. A manner, way, or method of doing something, experiencing something, or acting:
      3. Style or fashion.
      1. Kind; sort:
      2. A way or method in which something is done or happens; mode or fashion of procedure
      3. Characteristic style or method in art, music, literature, etc.
    See also:

    style

Verb
  1. To create by forming, combining, or altering materials

      1. To arrange, fashion, express, or devise (a plan, answer, etc.) in definite form
      2. To give a particular form to (a material):
      3. To give definite shape to; make, as by cutting or molding material
      1. To get (a play, film, TV program, etc.) ready for presentation to the public
      2. To make or yield products or a product:
      3. To make or manufacture
      1. To form (something) out of a fluid or plastic material:
      2. To form into a particular shape; give shape to:
      3. To make or shape in or on, or as if in or on, a mold
      1. To produce (art, literature, etc.) in a way regarded as mechanical and uninspired
      2. To create, produce, or turn out in a mechanical manner:
      3. To make up (excuses, evidence, etc.); invent; fabricate; concoct
      1. To rise or accumulate:
      2. To achieve, produce, or attain:
      3. To draw up and execute in a suitable form:
      1. To adapt for a particular use; adjust; fit
      2. To prearrange (a contest) so as to ensure a desired fraudulent outcome; fix:
      3. To make up evidence or contrive events so as to incriminate (a person) falsely.
      1. To give form or shape to, especially by means of careful effort:
      2. (Often as forge ahead) To move forward heavily and slowly (originally as a ship); to advance gradually but steadily; to proceed towards a goal in the face of resistance or difficulty.
      3. To make a forgery or counterfeit.
      1. To construct by combining or assembling diverse, typically standardized parts:
      2. To concoct in order to deceive:
      3. To make; create.
      1. To build, form, or devise by fitting parts or elements together systematically
      2. (Geom.) To draw (a figure) so as to meet the specified requirements
      3. To create (an argument or a sentence, for example) by systematically arranging ideas or terms.
      1. To cause to be or grow; create or develop
      2. To develop or give form to according to a plan or process; create:
      3. To make a basis for; establish
      1. To translate (a computer program, instruction, etc. in assembly language) into machine language
      2. To bring or call together into a group or whole:
      3. To fit or put together the parts of (a machine, etc.)
    See also:

    make

  2. To make or become suitable to a particular situation or use

      1. To cut, form, or alter so as to meet certain conditions
      2. To fashion (women's garments) with trim, simple lines like those of men's clothes
      3. To fit or provide (a person) with clothes made to that person's measurements.
      1. To be in accord; agree or match.
      2. To be fit, suitable, convenient, or satisfactory
      3. To meet the requirements of; fit:
      1. To bring (oneself) into a better position or relation:
      2. In a square shape.
      3. To fit; agree; accord (with)
      1. To bring (oneself) to accept:
      2. To compare (one financial account) so that it is consistent or compatible with another:
      3. To make compatible, harmonious, or consistent:
      1. To provide a place or time for:
      2. To be in conformity or agreement with:
      3. To equip; outfit:
      1. To act, often unquestioningly, in accordance with traditional customs or prevailing standards:
      2. To be similar in form or pattern:
      3. To behave in a conventional way, esp. in accepting without question customs, traditions, prevailing opinion, etc.
      1. To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
      2. To come into conformity, as with one's surroundings; become suited, as to one's associates, circumstances, etc.
      3. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
      1. To make fit or suitable by changing or adjusting
      2. To cause to be able to survive and reproduce under certain conditions. Used in the passive:
      3. To make suitable to or fit for a specific use or situation:
      1. To have enough space for:
      2. To provide for; supply with something needed:
      3. To adapt oneself; become adjusted:
      1. To adapt oneself, especially to environmental or climatic changes.
      2. (Intransitive) To get used to a new climate.
      3. To make used to a new climate or one that is different from that which is natural; to inure or habituate to other circumstances; to adapt to the peculiarities of a foreign or strange climate.
      1. To accustom or become accustomed to a new environment or situation; adapt.
      2. To accustom or become accustomed to a different climate, environment, or circumstances, as by physiological or psychological changes
    See also:

    change

Another word for fashion

Noun
  1. Form

      1. (Logic) The arrangement or order of the propositions in a syllogism according to both quality and quantity.
      2. Customary usage, or current fashion or style, as in manners or dress
      3. A manner, way, or method of doing something, experiencing something, or acting:
      1. Polite ways of social behavior; deportment conforming with polite conventions
      2. Ways of social behavior; deportment, esp. with reference to polite conventions
      3. A way or method in which something is done or happens; mode or fashion of procedure
      1. Form, condition, or embodiment:
      2. Spatial form, contour, or appearance:
      3. The condition of something with regard to effectiveness, use, or appearance:
      1. The act or process of making; esp., manufacture
      2. (Elec.) The closing of a circuit by making contact
      3. The physical nature or build of an animal or person:
  2. Prevailing mode of dress, behavior, etc.

      1. (Informal) A large extent, amount, or number:
      2. Used adverbially with a or in the plural to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
      3. Style; vogue
      1. The quality or state of being stylish; fashionableness.
      2. Sophistication in dress and manner; elegance.
      3. Smart elegance of style and manner
      1. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being smart.
      2. (Countable) The result or product of being smart.
      1. The state or quality of being stylish.
      1. Haute couture.
      2. (Fashion) haute couture
      1. Manners; ways.
      2. Ways of thinking and behaving shared generally by a society or group
      3. The accepted traditional customs and usages of a particular social group.
      1. Misleading appearance; cover, cloak.
      2. External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.
      3. Customary way of speaking or acting; fashion, manner, practice (often used formerly in such phrases as "at his own guise"; that is, in his own fashion, to suit himself.)
      1. (Law) The acquisition of an easement or of title to property by use or occupancy that exceeds the time allowed to another to recover it by statutory right.
      2. A doctor's written direction for the preparation and use of medicine, the grinding of lenses for eyeglasses, etc.
      3. Something prescribed; order; direction; prescript
      1. A style of building:
      2. (Biol.) A major category in the classification of animals, plants, etc., ranking above a family and below a class: it can include one family or many similar families: the Latinized order names are capitalized but not italicized (Ex.: Fabales, legumes)
      3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
      1. Usual practice; habit
      1. The act or practice of observing, or keeping, a law, duty, custom, rule, etc.
      2. The act or custom of keeping or celebrating a holiday or other ritual occasion.
      3. (R.C.Ch.) The rule observed by a religious order
      1. A particular expression in speech or writing:
      2. The act, manner, or amount of using; use:
      3. Long-continued or established practice; habitual or customary use or way of acting; custom; habit
      1. The condition of being prevalent.
      2. (Medicine) The total number of cases of a disease in a given population at a specific time.
      1. A practice based upon earlier precedents
      2. Convention or custom arising from long practice:
      3. An act, statement, legal decision, case, etc. that may serve as an example, reason, or justification for a later one
      1. The business of a professional person:
      2. The act or process of doing something; performance or action:
      3. A habitual or customary action or way of doing something:
      1. A set of established forms or methods for conducting the affairs of an organized body such as a business, club, or government.
      2. (--- Law) The set of rules under which litigation is conducted, especially in contrast to the set of substantive legal principles that determine the merits of legal controversies and disputes.
      3. A particular course of action or way of doing something
      1. (Mathematics) A statement, especially an equation, of a fact, rule, principle, or other logical relation.
      2. Something prepared from such directions; often specif., a milk preparation for feeding a baby
      3. An established form of words or symbols for use in a ceremony or procedure.
      1. An established form, rule, or custom, especially one followed merely for the sake of procedure or decorum.
      2. Something said or done as a matter of form.
      3. A formal or conventional act or requirement; ceremony or form, often without practical meaning
      1. (--- Philosophy) The essential or ideal nature of something, especially as distinguished from its matter or material being.
      2. A fixed order of words or procedures, as for use in a ceremony:
      3. Arrangement; esp., orderly arrangement; way in which parts of a whole are organized; pattern; style
      1. An inclination in a particular direction.
      2. A fad or fashion style.
      3. A vogue, or current style, as in fashions
      1. A course or apparent course toward some purpose, object, or result; drift
      2. A definite purpose or point of view in something said or written
      3. A predisposition to think, act, or proceed in a particular way:
      1. The rules for such forms, manners, and ceremonies
      2. The forms, manners, and ceremonies established by convention as acceptable or required in social relations, in a profession, or in official life
      1. (--- Card Games) A bid or play understood by partners to have a special meaning when made by either of them
      2. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
      3. A customary practice, rule, method, etc.; usage
      1. A route or course that is or may be used to go from one place to another
      2. Direction of movement or action
      3. Used with a personal pronoun as the object of various verbs to indicate progress toward an objective:
      1. Habitual patronage, as of a store:
      2. A habitual practice of a person:
      3. A usual practice or habitual way of behaving; habit
      1. That one of the five senses that is stimulated by contact of a substance with the taste buds and is capable of distinguishing basically among sweet, sour, salt, and bitter: the flavor of any specific substance is usually recognized by its combined taste, smell, and texture
      2. The ability to notice, appreciate, and judge what is beautiful, appropriate, or harmonious, or what is excellent in art, music, decoration, clothing, etc.
      3. An attitude or a style reflecting such ability or preferences on the part of a group of people of a particular time and place
      1. Appearance or aspect:
      2. The act or instance of looking:
      3. (Informal) Appearance; the way something seems to be
      1. An inclination in a particular direction.
      2. A fad or fashion style.
      3. A vogue, or current style, as in fashions
      1. (Philosophy) The particular appearance, form, or manner in which an underlying substance, or a permanent aspect or attribute of it, is manifested.
      2. The current or customary fashion or style:
      3. (Philos.) The form, or way of being, of something, as distinct from its substance
      1. Popular acceptance or favor; popularity:
      2. The accepted fashion or style at any particular time; mode
      3. The prevailing fashion, practice, or style:
      1. Something stylish; esp., a garment of current, smart design
      2. A quality of imagination and individuality expressed in one's actions and tastes:
      3. Manner or mode of expression in language, as distinct from the ideas expressed; way of using words to express thoughts
  3. Whatever is temporarily in vogue

      1. A rallying call or signal:
      2. A loud utterance of an emotion, such as fear, anger, or despair.
      3. A loud vocal sound expressing pain, anger, fright, joy, etc.
      1. A fit of anger.
      2. A furious, uncontrolled anger; esp., a brief spell of raving fury
      3. A current, eagerly adopted fashion; a fad or craze:
      1. An exaggerated enthusiasm; mania
      2. A short-lived popular fashion; a fad.
      3. Something that is currently the fashion; fad
      1. A fashion that is taken up with great enthusiasm for a brief period of time; a craze.
      2. A custom, style, etc. that many people are interested in for a short time; passing fashion; craze
    See also:

    fad

Verb
  1. To mold

      1. (Mathematics) To draw (a geometric figure) that meets specific requirements.
      2. To create (an argument or a sentence, for example) by systematically arranging ideas or terms.
      3. To form by assembling or combining parts; build.
      1. To become formed or shaped:
      2. To be formed; assume shape
      3. To give form to; shape:
      1. To embody in a definite form:
      2. To arrange, fashion, express, or devise (a plan, answer, etc.) in definite form
      3. To give a particular form to (a material):
      1. In painting, drawing, etc., to create a three-dimensional image of on a flat surface through the use of color, shading, etc.
      2. To plan, form, or design after a model
      3. To shape or form in or as in clay, wax, etc.
  2. To adapt

      1. To provide a place or time for:
      2. To be in conformity or agreement with:
      3. To equip; outfit:
      1. To adapt oneself; become adjusted:
      2. To provide for; supply with something needed:
      3. To have enough space for:
      1. To come into conformity, as with one's surroundings; become suited, as to one's associates, circumstances, etc.
      2. To change so as to fit, conform, make suitable, etc.
      3. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:

Idioms:

    after or in a fashion

Synonym Study

  • Rage and craze both stress an intense, sometimes irrational enthusiasm for a passing fashion skiing was all the rage, the tulip craze of the 17th century
  • Fad stresses the impulsive enthusiasm with which a fashion is taken up for a short time
  • Vogue stresses the general acceptance or great popularity of a certain fashion white gloves are back in vogue
  • Mode , the French word expressing this idea, suggests the height of fashion in dress, behavior, etc. at any particular time
  • Style , often a close synonym for fashion the latest fashion or style, may also suggest a distinctive fashion, esp. the way of dressing or living that distinguishes persons with money and taste eating in style
  • Fashion is the prevailing custom in dress, manners, speech, etc. of a particular place or time, esp. as established by the dominant section of society or the leaders in the fields of art, literature, design, advertising, etc.