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style

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of style

  1. 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 Synonyms of style baptize, call, christen, clepe [archaic], denominate, designate, dub, entitle, label, nominate, name, term, titleWords Related to style brand, stigmatize, tag; denote, specify; miscall, misname, mistitle; code-name, nickname; rechristen, relabel, rename; surname


style

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of style

  1. 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 fashion, locution, manner, mode, phraseology, tone, vein Words Related to style address, delivery, elocution; archaism, colloquialism, regionalism; acceptation, connotation, denotation, expression, idiom

  2. 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 Synonyms of style approach, fashion, form, how, manner, methodology, recipe, strategy, method, system, tack, tactics, technique, wayWords Related to style 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

  3. 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 Synonyms of style buzz, chic, craze, dernier cri, enthusiasm, fashion, flavor, go, hot ticket, last word, latest, mode, rage, sensation, fad, ton, trend, vogueWords Related to style 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 style classic, standard

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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