Thesaurus

style

Synonyms and Antonyms of style

to give a name to

  • although nowadays heʼs often styled a biologist, heʼs probably better thought of as a classic 19th-century naturalist
Synonyms of style
Words Related to style


style

Synonyms and Antonyms of style

1 a distinctive way of putting ideas into words

  • I correctly identified the quotation because I recognized Mark Twain's inimitable style
Synonyms of style
Words Related to style

2 the means or procedure for doing something

  • unfortunately, the club presidentʼs usual style is to make decisions without asking anyoneʼs advice or approval
Synonyms of style
Words Related to style

3 a practice or interest that is very popular for a short time

  • parents who were very relieved when the style for having oneʼs nose pierced faded
Synonyms of style
Words Related to style
Near Antonyms of style

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

Learn More about style


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up style? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

alleviating pain or harshness

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!