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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 of fashion buzz, chic, craze, dernier cri, enthusiasm, fad, flavor, go, hot ticket, last word, latest, mode, rage, sensation, style, ton, trend, vogueWords Related to fashion 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 of fashion 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 of fashion style, locution, manner, mode, phraseology, tone, veinWords Related to fashion 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 of fashion custom, habit, habitude, pattern, practice (also practise), ritual, second nature, trick, way, wontWords Related to fashion 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 of fashion approach, method, form, how, manner, methodology, recipe, strategy, style, system, tack, tactics, technique, wayWords Related to fashion 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 of fashion class, dignity, rank, quality, standing, stateWords Related to fashion gentility, gentleness, nobility, nobleness; grandness, highness, loftiness; distinction, dominance, precedence, preeminence, primacy, superiority; caste, station, status; prefermentNear Antonyms of fashion 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 of fashion cast, configuration, conformation, form, figure, geometry, shapeWords Related to fashion contour, outline, profile, silhouette; frame, framework, shell, skeleton; arrangement, design, format, layout, makeup, organization, pattern, plan, setupNear Antonyms of fashion composition, material, matter, raw material, stuff, substance

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

synonyms see in addition method


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 of fashion acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, adjust, condition, conform, doctor, edit, adapt, fit, put, shape, suit, tailorWords Related to fashion 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 of fashion 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 of fashion fabricate, make, form, frame, manufacture, produceWords Related to fashion 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 of fashion 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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