What does fashion mean?

Definitions for fashion
ˈfæʃ ənfash·ion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. manner, mode, style, way, fashionnoun

    how something is done or how it happens

    "her 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"

  2. fashionnoun

    characteristic or habitual practice

  3. fashionnoun

    the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior

  4. fashionverb

    consumer goods (especially clothing) in the current mode

  5. fashion, forgeverb

    make out of components (often in an improvising manner)

    "She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"

Wiktionary

  1. fashionnoun

    A current (constantly changing) trend, favored for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons.

    Etymology: From facioun, from faceon, fazon, façon, from factio, from facio; see fact. Compare faction, a doublet of fashion.

  2. fashionnoun

    A style, or manner, in which to do something.

    Etymology: From facioun, from faceon, fazon, façon, from factio, from facio; see fact. Compare faction, a doublet of fashion.

  3. fashionnoun

    Popular trends.

    Check out the latest in fashion.

    Etymology: From facioun, from faceon, fazon, façon, from factio, from facio; see fact. Compare faction, a doublet of fashion.

  4. fashionverb

    To make, build or construct.

    Etymology: From facioun, from faceon, fazon, façon, from factio, from facio; see fact. Compare faction, a doublet of fashion.

Wikipedia

  1. Fashion

    Fashion is a form of self-expression, at a particular period and place and in a specific context, of clothing, footwear, lifestyle, accessories, makeup, hairstyle, and body posture. The current fashion style often implies a distinctive fashion adopted by people of taste. In its everyday use, the term implies a look defined by the fashion industry as that which is trending. Everything that is considered fashion is available and popular by the fashion system (industry and media). In reaction to the increased mass-production of commodities clothing at lower prices and global reach, sustainability has become an urgent issue among politicians, brands, and consumers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fashionnoun

    the make or form of anything; the style, shape, appearance, or mode of structure; pattern, model; as, the fashion of the ark, of a coat, of a house, of an altar, etc.; workmanship; execution

    Etymology: [OE. fasoun, facioun, shape, manner, F. facon, orig., a making, fr. L. factio a making, fr. facere to make. See Fact, Feat, and cf. Faction.]

  2. Fashionnoun

    the prevailing mode or style, especially of dress; custom or conventional usage in respect of dress, behavior, etiquette, etc.; particularly, the mode or style usual among persons of good breeding; as, to dress, dance, sing, ride, etc., in the fashion

    Etymology: [OE. fasoun, facioun, shape, manner, F. facon, orig., a making, fr. L. factio a making, fr. facere to make. See Fact, Feat, and cf. Faction.]

  3. Fashionnoun

    polite, fashionable, or genteel life; social position; good breeding; as, men of fashion

    Etymology: [OE. fasoun, facioun, shape, manner, F. facon, orig., a making, fr. L. factio a making, fr. facere to make. See Fact, Feat, and cf. Faction.]

  4. Fashionnoun

    mode of action; method of conduct; manner; custom; sort; way

    Etymology: [OE. fasoun, facioun, shape, manner, F. facon, orig., a making, fr. L. factio a making, fr. facere to make. See Fact, Feat, and cf. Faction.]

  5. Fashionverb

    to form; to give shape or figure to; to mold

    Etymology: [OE. fasoun, facioun, shape, manner, F. facon, orig., a making, fr. L. factio a making, fr. facere to make. See Fact, Feat, and cf. Faction.]

  6. Fashionverb

    to fit; to adapt; to accommodate; -- with to

    Etymology: [OE. fasoun, facioun, shape, manner, F. facon, orig., a making, fr. L. factio a making, fr. facere to make. See Fact, Feat, and cf. Faction.]

  7. Fashionverb

    to make according to the rule prescribed by custom

    Etymology: [OE. fasoun, facioun, shape, manner, F. facon, orig., a making, fr. L. factio a making, fr. facere to make. See Fact, Feat, and cf. Faction.]

  8. Fashionverb

    to forge or counterfeit

    Etymology: [OE. fasoun, facioun, shape, manner, F. facon, orig., a making, fr. L. factio a making, fr. facere to make. See Fact, Feat, and cf. Faction.]

Freebase

  1. Fashion

    Fashion is a general term for a popular style or practice, especially in clothing, footwear, accessories, makeup, body piercing, or furniture. Fashion refers to a distinctive and often habitual trend in the style with which a person dresses, as well as to prevailing styles in behaviour. Fashion also refers to the newest creations of textile designers. The more technical term, costume, has become so linked to the term "fashion" that the use of the former has been relegated to special senses like fancy dress or masquerade wear, while "fashion" means clothing more generally and the study of it. Although aspects of fashion can be feminine or masculine, some trends are androgynous.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fashion

    fash′un, n. the make or cut of a thing: form or pattern: prevailing mode or shape of dress: a prevailing custom: manner: genteel society: appearance.—v.t. to make: to mould according to a pattern: to suit or adapt.—adj. Fash′ionable, made according to prevailing fashion: prevailing or in use at any period: observant of the fashion in dress or living: moving in high society: patronised by people of fashion.—n. a person of fashion.—n. Fash′ionableness.—adv. Fash′ionably.—ns. Fash′ioner; Fash′ionist.—adjs. Fash′ionmongering, Fash′ionmonging (Shak.), behaving like a fop.—After, or In, a fashion, in a way: to a certain extent; In the fashion, in accordance with the prevailing style of dress, &c.—opp. to Out of fashion. [O. Fr. fachon—L. faction-emfacĕre, to make.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. fashion

    A barricade behind which men hide their nothingness.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fashion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2289

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fashion' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2926

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fashion' in Nouns Frequency: #937

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fashion in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fashion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of fashion in a Sentence

  1. Florian Schuhbauer:

    Should Mr. Retzlaff not return, it will surely be the task of the new supervisory board to overhaul the management board in a sensible fashion.

  2. Sean Cos Mason:

    1. I live and breathe music. 2. I do not allow music to control me; I control the music. 3. I was born to make music. 4. Music is the message that comes from my soul and the most profound thought from the spiritual world. 5. Writing music is my reason to wake up every morning. 6. Music and fashion speak volume about your style.

  3. Sam Lynn:

    It's not an official stance by the Young Democratic Socialists of America, but a personal belief, fashion, not fascism.

  4. James Tanner:

    The Covid crisis has given the world a unique pause button moment, investors around the world... have indicated that in the restart their focus will be on investing in a sustainable fashion.

  5. Alan Flake:

    We supported these lambs in a very stable fashion for up to four weeks.

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