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fashion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fashion

  1. 1 a practice or interest that is very popular for a short time <during the 1990s tattoos once again became a hot fashion especially for young men> Synonyms buzz, chic, craze, dernier cri, enthusiasm, fad, flavor, go, hot ticket, last word, latest, mode, rage, sensation, style, ton, trend, vogueRelated Words nine days' wonder (also nine day wonder); new wave; crush, infatuation; fervor, passion; furor, fuss, hullabaloo, to-do, uproar; bandwagon, crusade, cult, movement; novelty, wrinkle; caprice, fancy, whimNear Antonyms classic, standard

  2. 2 a distinctive way of putting ideas into words <when angry, he tends to express himself in a fashion that shows that he has a mastery of all of the expletives in which the English language abounds> Synonyms style, locution, manner, mode, phraseology, tone, veinRelated Words address, delivery, elocution; archaism, colloquialism, regionalism; acceptation, connotation, denotation, expression, idiom

  3. 3 a usual manner of behaving or doing <it has long been my fashion to rise early> Synonyms custom, habit, habitude, pattern, practice (also practise), ritual, second nature, trick, way, wontRelated Words addiction; disposition; bent, inclination, proclivity, set, tendency, tenor, turn; bag, convention, form, mode, style; usage, use; deportment, manners, mores; drill, groove, jog trot, regime (also régime), regimen, rote, routine, rut; affectation, airs, pose; attribute, characteristic, mark, trait; eccentricity, kink, oddity, peculiarity, quirk, singularity, tic

  4. 4 the means or procedure for doing something <you can mix the ingredients in any fashion you choose—by hand or by machine> Synonyms approach, method, form, how, manner, methodology, recipe, strategy, style, system, tack, tactics, technique, wayRelated Words mode, modus operandi; blueprint, design, game, game plan, ground plan, intrigue, layout, line, model, plan, plot, program, route, scheme; expedient, move, shift, step; practice (also practise), process, routine; policy

  5. 5 high position within society <a literary salon attended by people of fashion from all over the city> Synonyms class, dignity, rank, quality, standing, stateRelated Words gentility, gentleness, nobility, nobleness; grandness, highness, loftiness; distinction, dominance, precedence, preeminence, primacy, superiority; caste, station, status; prefermentNear Antonyms debasement, degradation; subordinateness, subordination; baseness, commonness, inferiority, lowliness, lowness

  6. 6 the outward appearance of something as distinguished from its substance <over the millennia, nature had worked the face of the rocky cliff into the fashion of a man's head> Synonyms cast, configuration, conformation, form, figure, geometry, shapeRelated Words contour, outline, profile, silhouette; frame, framework, shell, skeleton; arrangement, design, format, layout, makeup, organization, pattern, plan, setupNear Antonyms composition, material, matter, raw material, stuff, substance




fashion

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fashion

  1. 1 to change (something) so as to make it suitable for a new use or situation <the ex-governor seems to be fashioning his political beliefs to win favor with a more conservative national electorate> Synonyms acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, adjust, condition, conform, doctor, edit, adapt, fit, put, shape, suit, tailorRelated Words readapt, readjust; customize, gear, match, model, pattern; attune, correct, harmonize, square, tune; establish, root, settle; acquaint, familiarize, orient, orientate; equip, prepare, prime, rehearse; harden, inure, season, toughen; alter, convert, make over, modify, recast, reclaim, recycle, redesign, redevelop, redo, reengineer, refashion, refigure, refit, refocus, reinvent, rejigger, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, transform; accustom, condition, habilitate, habituate, naturalize; ready, season; bend; fiddle (with), fine-tune, phase, register, regulate, rigNear Antonyms misadjust

  2. 2 to bring into being by combining, shaping, or transforming materials <for the Christmas pageant the boy's mother was able to fashion the length of fabric into something that could pass as a shepherd's outfit> Synonyms fabricate, make, form, frame, manufacture, produceRelated Words assemble, build, construct, erect, make up, put up, raise, rear, set up, structure, throw up; craft, handcraft; hew; forge, mold, shape; cobble (together or up), knock out, patch (together), throw up; prefabricate; create, invent, mint, originate; establish, father, institute, organize; concoct, contrive, cook (up), design, devise, imagine, think (up); conceive, envisage, picture, visualize; refashion, remake, remanufactureNear Antonyms disassemble, dismantle, take apart; break up, dismember; abolish, annihilate, demolish, destroy, devastate, eradicate, exterminate, extinguish, flatten, pulverize, raze, ruin, shatter, smash, wreck; blow up, explode





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