manner, mode, style, way, fashion(noun)
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"
expressive style, style(noun)
a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
"all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
a particular kind (as to appearance)
"this style of shoe is in demand"
vogue, trend, style(noun)
the popular taste at a given time
"leather is the latest vogue"; "he followed current trends"; "the 1920s had a style of their own"
(botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display
dash, elan, flair, panache, style(noun)
distinctive and stylish elegance
"he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving
"he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus"
a slender bristlelike or tubular process
"a cartilaginous style"
designate by an identifying term
"They styled their nation `The Confederate States'"
make consistent with a certain fashion or style
"Style my hair"; "style the dress"
make consistent with certain rules of style
"style a manuscript"
A manner of doing things, especially in a fashionable one.
the stalk that connects the stigma(s) to the ovary in a pistil of a flower.
A traditional or legal term preceding a reference to a person who holds a title or post.
A traditional or legal term used to address a person who holds a title or post.
To create or give a style, fashion or image.
To call or give a name or title.
Origin: From estile (French: style), from stilus.
an instrument used by the ancients in writing on tablets covered with wax, having one of its ends sharp, and the other blunt, and somewhat expanded, for the purpose of making erasures by smoothing the wax
hence, anything resembling the ancient style in shape or use
a pen; an author's pen
a sharp-pointed tool used in engraving; a graver
a kind of blunt-pointed surgical instrument
a long, slender, bristlelike process, as the anal styles of insects
the pin, or gnomon, of a dial, the shadow of which indicates the hour. See Gnomon
the elongated part of a pistil between the ovary and the stigma. See Illust. of Stamen, and of Pistil
mode of expressing thought in language, whether oral or written; especially, such use of language in the expression of thought as exhibits the spirit and faculty of an artist; choice or arrangement of words in discourse; rhetorical expression
mode of presentation, especially in music or any of the fine arts; a characteristic of peculiar mode of developing in idea or accomplishing a result
conformity to a recognized standard; manner which is deemed elegant and appropriate, especially in social demeanor; fashion
mode or phrase by which anything is formally designated; the title; the official designation of any important body; mode of address; as, the style of Majesty
a mode of reckoning time, with regard to the Julian and Gregorian calendars
to entitle; to term, name, or call; to denominate
A style of office, or honorific, is a legal, official, or recognized title. A style, by tradition or law, precedes a reference to a person who holds a post or political office, and is sometimes used to refer to the office itself. An honorific can also be awarded to an individual in a personal capacity. Such styles are particularly associated with monarchies, where they may be used by a wife of an office holder or of a prince of the blood, for the duration of their marriage. They are also almost universally used for presidents in republics and in many countries for members of legislative bodies, higher-ranking judges and senior constitutional office holders. Leading religious figures also have styles.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
stīl, n. anything long and pointed, esp. a pointed tool for engraving or writing: manner of writing, mode of expressing thought in language: the distinctive manner peculiar to an author: characteristic or peculiar mode of expression and execution (in the fine arts): title: mode of address: practice, esp. in a law-court: manner: form: fashion: mode of reckoning time—Old Style, when the system follows the Julian calendar, as still in Russia, and in England before 2d September 1752; New Style, when the system follows the Gregorian calendar (eleven days were omitted, thus the 3d September became the 14th): the pin of a dial: (bot.) the middle portion of the pistil, between the ovary and the stigma (see Pistil).—v.t. to entitle in addressing or speaking of: to name or designate.—adjs. Sty′lar, pertaining to the pin of a dial; Sty′late, like a style, styliform.—n. Sty′let, a stiletto: the perforator of a trocar, a probe: a little style.—adjs. Sty′letiform, shaped like a stylet; Stylif′erous, having a style, stylate; Sty′liform, style-shaped; Sty′lish, displaying style: fashionable: showy: pretending to style.—adv. Sty′lishly.—ns. Sty′lishness; Sty′list, one with a distinctive and fine literary style.—adj. Stylist′ic.—adv. Stylist′ically.—adj. Sty′loid, resembling a style or pen.—n. Sty′lus, a style, pen. [Fr.,—L. stilus.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. The brogue of the mind. 2. A certain manner or deportment which emanates from those who have neither manner nor deportment. 3. A peculiar and individual manner of doing the unnecessary.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'style' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #908
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'style' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1866
Rank popularity for the word 'style' in Nouns Frequency: #345
The numerical value of style in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of style in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- styl, čnělka, slohCzech
- ύφος, τίτλος, δημιουργώ, σχεδιάζω, προσφωνώ, τρόπος, στύλος, ονομάζω, στυλGreek
- tratamiento, título, estilo, gineceo, pistilo, honoríficoSpanish
- سبک, استیلPersian
- tyyli, vartalo, stailata, suunnitellaFinnish
- modèle, styleFrench
- stoidhle, modhScottish Gaelic
- अंदाज़, अंदाजHindi
- stílus, stilizálHungarian
- gaya, stailIndonesian
- 様式, スタイル, やり方Japanese
- 작풍, 作風, 스타일Korean
- stilus, genusLatin
- tāera, awahaeMāori
- stil, tiltaleform, tiltale, stilisereNorwegian
- fel, stil, genRomanian
- стиль, манераRussian
- stȉl, náčinSerbo-Croatian
- తరహా, పద్ధతి, శైలిTelugu
- Phong cáchVietnamese
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