fashion


fashion
fashion [fash′ən]
n.
[ME fasoun < OFr faceon < L factio, a making: see FACTION1]
1. the make, form, or shape of a thing
2. Now Rare kind; sort
3. the way in which something is made or done; manner
4. the current style or mode of dress, speech, conduct, etc.
5. something, esp. a garment, in the current style
6. fashionable people as a group [a man of fashion]
vt.
1. to make in a certain way; give a certain form to; shape; mold
2. to fit; accommodate (to) [music fashioned to our taste]
3. Obs. to think up; contrive
SYN.- MAKE1
——————
after a fashion or in a fashion
in some way or to some extent, but not very well
fashioner
n.
n.
SYN.- FASHION is the prevailing custom in dress, manners, speech, etc. of a particular place or time, esp. as established by the dominant section of society or the leaders in the fields of art, literature, etc.; STYLE, often a close synonym for FASHION, in discriminating use suggests a distinctive fashion, esp. the way of dressing, living, etc. that distinguishes persons with money and taste; MODE, the French word expressing this idea, suggests the height of fashion in dress, behavior, etc. at any particular time; VOGUE stresses the general acceptance or great popularity of a certain fashion; FAD stresses the impulsive enthusiasm with which a fashion is taken up for a short time; RAGE and CRAZE both stress an intense, sometimes irrational enthusiasm for a passing fashion

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