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English noun: tailor

1. tailor (person) a person whose occupation is making and altering garments

Synonymssartor, seamster

Broader (hypernym)garment worker, garment-worker, garmentmaker

Narrower (hyponym)fitter

English verb: tailor

1. tailor (change) adjust to a specific need or market

SamplesA magazine oriented towards young people.
Tailor your needs to your surroundings.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)accommodate, adapt

2. tailor (creation) style and tailor in a certain fashion

SamplesCut a dress.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)design

Narrower (hyponym)gore

Domain categoryfashion

3. tailor (creation) create (clothes) with cloth

SamplesCan the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?.

ExamplesThey tailor the cape

Synonymssew, tailor-make

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)fashion, forge

Narrower (hyponym)quilt, run up

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