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fashion

fash·ion

fashion

 
pronunciation:
fae shn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
after a fashion
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the style of dress or conduct in current favor.
What's the fashion in skirts these days?
synonyms:
dernier cri, last word, trend
similar words:
chic, craze, custom, cutting edge, fad, form, guise, look, mode, practice, rage, the latest, vogue
definition 2: the manner, form, or style of something.
We must act in the proper fashion.
synonyms:
form, manner, mode, style, way
similar words:
approach, means, method, pattern, wise
definition 3: kind, type, or sort.
a house of that fashion
synonyms:
class, design, form, genre, kind, sort, style
similar words:
category, guise, pattern, specimen, type
definition 4: the part of the clothing industry that is concerned with design.
synonyms:
couture, design
similar words:
haute couture
phrase: after a fashion
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: fashioned, fashioning, fashions
definition 1: to make, shape, or form.
synonyms:
fabricate, forge, mold, shape
similar words:
construct, craft, create, design, do, form, make, manufacture, model, pattern, style, work
definition 2: to make suitable; adapt.
The networks fashion their television programs to the times.
synonyms:
accommodate, adapt, adjust, fit, shape, suit, tailor
similar words:
alter, conform, mold, pattern
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