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English adjective: custom

1. custom made according to the specifications of an individual


Similarbespoke, bespoken, custom-built, made-to-order, made-to-order, tailor-made, tailored


English noun: custom

1. custom (act) accepted or habitual practice

Synonymsusage, usance

Broader (hypernym)pattern, practice, survival

Narrower (hyponym)Americanism, Anglicism, Britishism, consuetude, couvade, Germanism, habit, hijab, rite, ritual, use

2. custom (cognition) a specific practice of long standing


Broader (hypernym)practice

Narrower (hyponym)habit, Hadith, institution, wont

3. custom (possession) money collected under a tariff

Synonymscustoms, customs duty, impost

Broader (hypernym)duty, tariff

Narrower (hyponym)ship money

4. custom (act) habitual patronage

SamplesI have given this tailor my custom for many years.

Broader (hypernym)patronage, trade

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