a prevailing custom or style of dress, etiquette, socializing, etc.: the latest fashion in dresses.
conventional usage in dress, manners, etc., especially of polite society, or conformity to it: the dictates of fashion; to be out of fashion.
manner; way; mode: in a warlike fashion.
the make or form of anything: He liked the fashion of the simple, sturdy furniture.
a kind; sort: All fashions of people make up the world.
Obsolete. act or process of making.
verb (used with object)
to give a particular shape or form to; make: The cavemen fashioned tools from stones.
to accommodate; adjust; adapt: doctrines fashioned to the varying hour.
Shipbuilding. to bend (a plate) without preheating.
Obsolete. to contrive; manage.
is always a great word to know.
So is bezoar. Does it mean:
after/in a fashion, in some manner or other or to some extent; in a makeshift, unskillful, or unsatisfactory way: He's an artist after a fashion.
Origin: 1250–1300; Middle English facioun Related forms
shape, manner < Anglo-French faço
)n, façun, Old French faceon
< Latin factiōn-
(stem of factiō
) a doing, company. See faction
an·ti·fash·ion, noun, adjective
pre·fash·ion, verb (used with object), noun
re·fash·ion, verb (used with object)
1. mode; fad, rage, craze. Fashion, style, vogue imply popularity or widespread acceptance of manners, customs, dress, etc. Fashion is that which characterizes or distinguishes the habits, manners, dress, etc., of a period or group: the fashions of the 18th century. Style is sometimes the equivalent of fashion but also denotes conformance to a prevalent standard: to be in style; a chair in the Queen Anne style. Vogue suggests the temporary popularity of certain fashions: this year's vogue in popular music. 4. shape, cut, pattern, figure. 8. frame, construct, mold. 9. suit, fit.