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fashion

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1 a practice or interest that is very popular for a short time
  • always tried to keep up with the latest fashion
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2 a distinctive way of putting ideas into words
  • When angry, he tends to express himself in an unbecoming fashion.
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3 a usual manner of behaving or doing
  • It has long been my fashion to rise early.
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4 the means or procedure for doing something
  • You can mix the ingredients in any fashion you choose—by hand or by machine.
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5 high position within society
  • an event attended by people of fashion from all over the city
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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.
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Synonym Discussion of fashion

fashion, style, mode, vogue, fad, rage, craze mean the usage accepted by those who want to be up-to-date. fashion is the most general term and applies to any way of dressing, behaving, writing, or performing that is favored at any one time or place.
    • the current fashion
style often implies a distinctive fashion adopted by people of taste.
    • a media baron used to traveling in style
mode suggests the fashion of the moment among those anxious to appear elegant and sophisticated.
    • slim bodies are the mode at this resort
vogue stresses the wide acceptance of a fashion.
    • short skirts are back in vogue
fad suggests caprice in taking up or in dropping a fashion.
    • last year's fad is over
rage and craze stress intense enthusiasm in adopting a fad.
    • Cajun food was the rage nearly everywhere for a time
    • crossword puzzles once seemed just a passing craze but have lasted

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fashion

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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.
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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.
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