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style

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to give a name to
  • Although nowadays he's often styled a biologist, he's probably better thought of as a classic 19th-century naturalist.
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style

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1 a distinctive way of putting ideas into words
  • I correctly identified the quotation because I recognized Mark Twain's inimitable style.
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2 the means or procedure for doing something
  • Unfortunately, the club president's usual style is to make decisions without asking anyone's advice or approval.
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3 a practice or interest that is very popular for a short time
  • parents who were very relieved when the style for having one's nose pierced faded
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Synonym Discussion of style

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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