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style

style

 
 
pronunciation:
staIl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the manner in which something is said or done.
She talks in a slow and relaxed style.
synonyms:
manner, mode
similar words:
approach, fashion
definition 2: the collection of unique features that is characteristic of something.
These dolls are made in a traditional Russian style.
synonyms:
fashion, model
definition 3: a state of being in fashion.
Short skirts are back in style.
synonyms:
trend, vogue
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: styled, styles, styling
definition: to give a style to; design or fashion in a certain manner.
How would you like me to style your hair?
synonyms:
design, fashion
similar words:
arrange
derivation: styler (n.)
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Are you looking for the word stile (a series of steps)? Style and stile sound alike but have different meanings.
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