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style

noun

1 style

How something is done or how it happens:
— In the characteristic New York style.

synonyms: fashion, manner, mode, way.

Roget 558: engraving, chalcography; line engraving, mezzotint engraving, stipple engraving, chalk engraving; dry point, bur; etching, aquatinta; chiseling; plate engraving, copperplate engraving, steel engraving, ... show more

Roget 845: beauty, the beautiful, to kalon [Gr.], le beau ideal.    [Science of the perception of beauty] aesthetics, callaesthetics.    [-beauty of people] pulchritude, form, elegance, grace, beauty unadorned, ... show more

Roget 590: writing etc. v.; chirography, stelography, cerography; penmanship, craftmanship; quill driving; typewriting.    writing, manuscript, MS.   , literae scriptae [Lat.]; ... show more

Roget 569: style, diction, phraseology, wording; manner, strain; composition; mode of expression, choice of words; mode of speech, literary power, ready pen, pen of a ready writer; ... show more

Roget 852: fashion, style, ton, bon ton, society; good society, polite society; monde [Fr.]; drawing-room, civilized life, civilization, town, beau monde [Fr.], high life, ... show more

Roget 566: phrase, expression, set phrase; sentence, paragraph; figure of speech etc. 521; idiom, idiotism; turn of expression; style.    paraphrase etc. ... show more

Roget 564: nomenclature; naming etc. v.; nuncupation, nomination, baptism; orismology; onomatopoeia; antonomasia.    name; appelation, appelative; designation, ... show more

Roget 556: painting; depicting; drawing etc. v.; design; perspective, sciagraphy, skiagraphy; chiaroscuro etc. (light) 420; composition; ... show more

Roget 114: chronometry, horometry, horology; date, epoch; style, era.    almanac, calendar, ephemeris; register, registry; chronicle, annals, ... show more

Roget 7: state, condition, category, estate, lot, ease, trim, mood, pickle, plight, temper; aspect etc. (appearance) ... show more

Dutch: mode, aanpak, manier, modus, stijl, trant, wijs, wijze
Polish: estetyka, genre, konwencja, styl, stylistyka



2 style

A way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period:
— All the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper.

synonym: expressive style.

Polish: język, styl

3 style

A particular kind (as to appearance).

Dutch: genre, stijl, vormgeving

4 style

The popular taste at a given time:
— The 1920s had a style of their own.

synonyms: trend, vogue.

5 style

botany The narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma.

Dutch: stijl
Polish: owocolistek

6 style

Editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display.

7 style

Distinctive and stylish elegance.

synonyms: dash, elan, flair, panache.

Dutch: bevalligheid, elegance, elegantie, gratie, klasse, sierlijkheid, stijl, zwier, élégance

8 style

A pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving.

synonym: stylus.

Dutch: etsnaald, griffel, naald, schrijfstift
Polish: stylo

9 style

A slender bristlelike or tubular process.

verb

1 style

Designate by an identifying term:
— They styled their nation `The Confederate States'.

synonym: title.

Roget 564: name, call, term, denominate designate, style, entitle, clepe, dub, christen, baptize, characterize, specify, define, distinguish by the name of; ... show more

2 style

Make consistent with a certain fashion or style.

3 style

Make consistent with certain rules of style.


Moby thesaurus: Bauhaus, Byzantine, Corinthian, Dadaism, Doric, Egyptian, English, Fauvism, French, German, Gothic, Gothicism, Greco-Roman, Greek, Greek Revival, Ionic, Italian, MO, Moorish, Persian ... show more.

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