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  Definition of style
  1. a slender bristlelike or tubular process; "a cartilaginous style"
  2. a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving; "he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus"
  3. distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
  4. 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"
  5. the popular taste at a given time; "leather is the latest vogue"; "he followed current trends"; "the 1920s had a style of their own"
  6. a particular kind (as to appearance); "this style of shoe is in demand"
  7. editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display
  8. 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"
  9. (botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
  10. make consistent with certain rules of style; "style a manuscript"
  11. designate by an identifying term; "They styled their nation `The Confederate States''"
  12. make consistent with a certain fashion or style; "Style my hair"; "style the dress"
Similar Words: stylus, dash, elan, flair, panache, manner, mode, way, fashion, vogue, trend, expressive style, title

 

Hyponyms: stylet, artistic style, idiom, drape, fit, form, life style, life-style, lifestyle, modus vivendi, setup, touch, signature, wise, New Look, fashion, bandwagon, allegory, analysis, bathos, black humor, black humour, Congorism, device, eloquence, fluency, euphuism, formulation, expression, grandiosity, magniloquence, grandiloquence, rhetoric, headlinese, jargon, journalese, legalese, manner of speaking, speech, delivery, music genre, musical genre, genre, musical style, officialese, pathos, prose, self-expression, sesquipedality, terseness, vein, verboseness, verbosity, writing style, literary genre, poetry, stylopodium, pompadour

 

Part Meronyms: pistil

 

Derivational Morphology: stylize, stylise, conventionalize, title, hairdresser, hairstylist, stylist, styler

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 樣式   Dutch: stijl  
Finnish: tyyli   French: modèle  
German: Stil   Greek: ύφος  
Hebrew: סגנון   Hungarian: stílus  
Indonesian: gaya   Italian: stile  
Japanese: 様式   Korean: 작풍  
Latvian: stils   Norwegian: stil  
Portuguese: estilo   Romanian: stil  
Russian: тип   Spanish: estilo  
Telugu: పద్ధతి  
 
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