plural of 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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present tense third-person singular of style

Synonyms of styles (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Styles.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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