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English noun: fashion

1. fashion (attribute) how something is done or how it happens

SamplesHer dignified manner.
His rapid manner of talking.
Their nomadic mode of existence.
In the characteristic New York style.
A lonely way of life.
In an abrasive fashion.

Synonymsmanner, mode, style, way

Broader (hypernym)property

Narrower (hyponym)artistic style, drape, fit, form, idiom, life style, life-style, lifestyle, modus vivendi, response, setup, signature, touch, wise

2. fashion (act) characteristic or habitual practice

Broader (hypernym)pattern, practice

Narrower (hyponym)line of least resistance, path of least resistance

3. fashion (cognition) the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior

Broader (hypernym)style, trend, vogue

Narrower (hyponym)craze, cult, cult of personality, cut, fad, furor, furore, haute couture, high fashion, high style, rage, retro

Domain category memberscome in, cut, go out, style, tailor

4. fashion (artifact) consumer goods (especially clothing) in the current mode

Broader (hypernym)consumer goods

English verb: fashion

1. fashion (creation) make out of components (often in an improvising manner)

SamplesShe fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks.

ExamplesThey fashion the cape


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)make

Narrower (hyponym)craft, sew, tailor, tailor-make, tie

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