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fash·ion

 (făsh′ən)
n.
1. The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior: out of fashion.
2. Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode: a swimsuit that is the latest fashion.
3.
a. Manner or mode; way: Set the table in this fashion. See Synonyms at method.
b. A personal, often idiosyncratic manner: played the violin in his own curious fashion.
4. Kind or variety; sort: people of all fashions.
5. Shape or form; configuration: a garden triangular in fashion.
tr.v. fash·ioned, fash·ion·ing, fash·ions
1. To give shape or form to; make: fashioned a table from a redwood burl.
2. To train or influence into a particular state or character: The teacher fashions her students into fine singers.
3. Archaic To adapt, as to a purpose or an occasion.
4. Obsolete To contrive.
Idiom:
after/in a fashion
In some way or other, especially to a limited extent: She sings after a fashion.

[Middle English facioun, from Old French façon, appearance, manner, from Latin factiō, factiōn-, a making, from factus, past participle of facere, to make, do; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

fash′ion·er n.

fashion

(ˈfæʃən)
n
1.
a. style in clothes, cosmetics, behaviour, etc, esp the latest or most admired style
b. (as modifier): a fashion magazine.
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (modifier) (esp of accessories) designed to be in the current fashion, but not necessarily to last
3.
a. manner of performance; mode; way: in a striking fashion.
b. (in combination): crab-fashion.
4. a way of life that revolves around the activities, dress, interests, etc, that are most fashionable
5. shape, appearance, or form
6. sort; kind; type
7. after a fashion in a fashion
a. in some manner, but not very well: I mended it, after a fashion.
b. of a low order; of a sort: he is a poet, after a fashion.
8. after the fashion of like; similar to
9. of fashion of high social standing
vb (tr)
10. to give a particular form to
11. to make suitable or fitting
12. obsolete to contrive; manage
[C13 facioun form, manner, from Old French faceon, from Latin factiō a making, from facere to make]
ˈfashioner n

fash•ion

(ˈfæʃ ən)

n.
1. a prevailing custom or style of dress, etiquette, socializing, etc.; mode: the latest fashion in boots.
2. conventional usage in dress, manners, etc., esp. of polite society, or conformity to it: to be out of fashion.
3. manner; way; mode: in a warlike fashion.
4. the make or form of anything; shape; pattern.
5. Archaic. kind; sort.
v.t.
6. to give a particular shape or form to; make; construct.
7. to adjust; adapt; fit.
8. Obs. to contrive; manage.
Idioms:
after or in a fashion, to some minimal extent; in a rather poor way.
[1250–1300; Middle English facioun shape, manner < Anglo-French, Old French faceon < Latin factiōnem. See faction1]
fash′ion•er, n.

Fashion

 fashionable people; the fashionable world, 1807; the current styles of clothing.

fashion


Past participle: fashioned
Gerund: fashioning

Imperative
fashion
fashion
Present
I fashion
you fashion
he/she/it fashions
we fashion
you fashion
they fashion
Preterite
I fashioned
you fashioned
he/she/it fashioned
we fashioned
you fashioned
they fashioned
Present Continuous
I am fashioning
you are fashioning
he/she/it is fashioning
we are fashioning
you are fashioning
they are fashioning
Present Perfect
I have fashioned
you have fashioned
he/she/it has fashioned
we have fashioned
you have fashioned
they have fashioned
Past Continuous
I was fashioning
you were fashioning
he/she/it was fashioning
we were fashioning
you were fashioning
they were fashioning
Past Perfect
I had fashioned
you had fashioned
he/she/it had fashioned
we had fashioned
you had fashioned
they had fashioned
Future
I will fashion
you will fashion
he/she/it will fashion
we will fashion
you will fashion
they will fashion
Future Perfect
I will have fashioned
you will have fashioned
he/she/it will have fashioned
we will have fashioned
you will have fashioned
they will have fashioned
Future Continuous
I will be fashioning
you will be fashioning
he/she/it will be fashioning
we will be fashioning
you will be fashioning
they will be fashioning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fashioning
you have been fashioning
he/she/it has been fashioning
we have been fashioning
you have been fashioning
they have been fashioning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fashioning
you will have been fashioning
he/she/it will have been fashioning
we will have been fashioning
you will have been fashioning
they will have been fashioning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fashioning
you had been fashioning
he/she/it had been fashioning
we had been fashioning
you had been fashioning
they had been fashioning
Conditional
I would fashion
you would fashion
he/she/it would fashion
we would fashion
you would fashion
they would fashion
Past Conditional
I would have fashioned
you would have fashioned
he/she/it would have fashioned
we would have fashioned
you would have fashioned
they would have fashioned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fashion - how something is done or how it happensfashion - 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"
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
artistic style, idiom - the style of a particular artist or school or movement; "an imaginative orchestral idiom"
drape - the manner in which fabric hangs or falls; "she adjusted the drape of her skirt"
fit - the manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat"
form - a particular mode in which something is manifested; "his resentment took the form of extreme hostility"
life style, lifestyle, life-style, modus vivendi - a manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes
setup - the way something is organized or arranged; "it takes time to learn the setup around here"
signature, touch - a distinguishing style; "this room needs a woman's touch"
wise - a way of doing or being; "in no wise"; "in this wise"
response - the manner in which an electrical or mechanical device responds to an input signal or a range of input signals
2.fashion - characteristic or habitual practice
practice, pattern - a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
line of least resistance, path of least resistance - the easiest way; "In marrying him she simply took the path of least resistance"
3.fashion - the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behaviorfashion - the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior
cult of personality - intense devotion to a particular person
vogue, style, trend - the popular taste at a given time; "leather is the latest vogue"; "he followed current trends"; "the 1920s had a style of their own"
cut - the style in which a garment is cut; "a dress of traditional cut"
haute couture, high fashion, high style - trend-setting fashions
fad, furor, furore, craze, cult, rage - an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"
retro - a fashion reminiscent of the past
tailor, cut - style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress"
style - make consistent with a certain fashion or style; "Style my hair"; "style the dress"
come in - come into fashion; become fashionable
go out - go out of fashion; become unfashionable
4.fashion - consumer goods (especially clothing) in the current mode
consumer goods - goods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption
Verb1.fashion - make out of components (often in an improvising manner)fashion - make out of components (often in an improvising manner); "She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"
make - make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
tie - make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their flies"
craft - make by hand and with much skill; "The artisan crafted a complicated tool"
tailor-make, sew, tailor - create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"

fashion

noun
1. clothes, fashion business, clothes industry She longed for a career in fashion.
2. style, look, trend, rage, custom, convention, mode, vogue, usage, craze, fad, latest style, prevailing taste, latest I wore short skirts, as was the fashion.
3. method, way, style, approach, manner, mode We must go about this in an organised fashion.
verb
1. make, shape, cast, construct, work, form, create, design, manufacture, forge, mould, contrive, fabricate The desk was fashioned out of oak.
2. fit, adapt, tailor, suit, adjust, accommodate waistcoats fashioned out of Union Jacks
in fashion popular, trendy (Brit. informal), all the rage, hip (slang), in (informal), latest, the new, happening (informal), current, modern, cool (slang), with it (informal), usual, smart, prevailing, fashionable, stylish, chic, up-to-date, customary, genteel, in vogue, up-to-the-minute, modish, du jour (French), à la mode, voguish (informal), trendsetting, all the go (informal), culty That sort of dress is in fashion again.
out of fashion unfashionable, out, old-fashioned, dated, unpopular, obsolete, out of date, out of fashion, outmoded, passé, old hat, behind the times, unhip (slang), out of the ark (informal), square (informal) Marriage seems to be out of fashion.
Quotations
"Only the minute and the future are interesting in fashion - it exists to be destroyed" [Karl Lagerfeld]
"Fashion is made to become unfashionable" [Coco Chanel]

fashion

noun
1. The current custom:
Informal: thing.
Idioms: the in thing, the last word, the latest thing.
2. The approach used to do something:
3. A distinctive way of expressing oneself:
verb
1. To create by forming, combining, or altering materials:
2. To make or become suitable to a particular situation or use:
Translations
زِي ، طراز، طريقهطِراز، أزْياءطَريقَه، اُسْلوبمُوضَة
módamódnízpůsob
modemode-moderetningfaconmåde
kommemoodstiil
muoti
moda
divatmódi
háttur, mátitíska
流行
유행
labai madingasmadingaimanieranebemadingasšiaip taip
manieremodemodes-stilsveids
moda
mode
แฟชั่น
thời trang

fashion

[ˈfæʃən]
A. N
1. (= manner) → manera f, modo m
after a fashionasí así, más o menos
I play after a fashiontoco algo
after the fashion ofa la manera de
in his usual fashiona su manera or modo
in one's own fashiona su propio modo
in the Greek fashiona la griega, al estilo griego
it is not my fashion to pretend (frm) → yo no acostumbro fingir
2. (= vogue) (in clothing, speech etc) → moda f
it's all the fashion nowahora está muy de moda
it's no longer the fashionya no está de moda
it's the fashion to say thates un tópico decir que ...
to be in/out of fashionestar de moda/pasado de moda
to come into/go out of fashionponerse de/pasar de moda
to set a fashion for sthimponer la moda de algo
the latest fashionla última moda
the new Spring fashionsla nueva moda de primavera
women's/men's fashionsmoda para la mujer/el hombre
3. (= good taste) → buen gusto m
what fashion demandslo que impone el buen gusto
a man of fashionun hombre elegante
B. VT (= shape) → formar; (= make) → fabricar; (= mould) → moldear; (= design) → diseñar
C. CPD fashion designer Nmodisto/a m/f, diseñador(a) m/f de modas
fashion editor Ndirector(a) m/f de revista de modas
fashion house Ncasa f de modas
fashion magazine Nrevista f de modas
fashion model Nmodelo mf
fashion page Nsección f de modas
fashion parade Ndesfile m or pase m de modelos
fashion plate Nfigurín m de moda
fashion show N = fashion parade fashion victim Nesclavo/a m/f de la moda

fashion

[ˈfæʃən]
n
(= trend, vogue) → mode f
a fashion for sth → une mode de qch
to be in fashion → être à la mode
to be out of fashion → être démodé(e)
to be the fashion → être à la mode
to come into fashion → devenir à la mode
to go out of fashion → passer de mode
to set the fashion → donner le ton
(= clothes) ladies' fashions → vêtements mpl pour femmes
the latest Parisian fashions → les dernières collections parisiennes high fashion, high-fashion
(= manner) → façon f, manière f
in a similar fashion → de la même façon, de la même manière
in a similar fashion to sb/sth → de la même façon que qn/qch, de la même manière que qn/qch
in the Greek fashion → à la grecque
after a fashion [finish, manage] → tant bien que mal
modif [accessories] → de mode; [photograph, photography, photographer] → de mode; [chain, retailer] → de vêtements; [label] → de prêt-à-porter
the fashion industry → l'industrie de la mode
the fashion pages (in magazine, newspaper)les pages mode
fashion sense → sens m de la mode fashion parade, fashion shoot
vt (= shape, create) → façonner

fashion

n
no pl (= manner)Art (und Weise) f; (in the) Indian fashionauf Indianerart, nach Art der Indianer; in the usual fashionwie üblich; in a similar fashionauf ähnliche Weise; to behave in a strange fashionsich merkwürdig verhalten; did it work/have you translated it? — after a fashionhat es geklappt/hast du es übersetzt? — so einigermaßen; to do something after or in a fashionetw recht und schlecht machen; I can cook after a fashionich kann so einigermaßen kochen; a novel after or in the fashion of D.H. Lawrenceein Roman im Stil von D. H. Lawrence; in this fashionauf diese Weise, so
(in clothing: = latest style) → Mode f; (back) in fashion(wieder) modern; it’s the/all the fashiones ist Mode/große Mode; to come into/go out of fashionin Mode/aus der Mode kommen; a man of fashionein modischer Herr; the Paris fashionsdie Pariser Mode; she always wears the latest fashionssie ist immer nach der neuesten Mode gekleidet; fashions in women’s clothesdie Damenmode; to set a fashioneine Mode aufbringen; the fashion worlddie Welt der Mode
(= custom, of society) → Sitte f, → Brauch m; (of individual)Gewohnheit f; it was the fashion in those daysdas war damals Sitte or Brauch
vtformen, gestalten; to fashion something after somethingetw einer Sache (dat)nachbilden

fashion

:
fashion magazine
nModeheft ntor -zeitschrift f
fashion model
nMannequin nt; (= man)Dressman m
fashion parade
nMode(n)schau f
fashion plate
nModezeichnung f; she looked like a fashionsie sah aus wie aus der Modezeitung
fashion sense
n (esp US) → Modebewusstsein nt; Tom has no fashionTom hat bei Kleidung keinen Geschmack
fashion show
nMode(n)schau f
fashion victim
n (pej inf)Modesklave m/-sklavin f (inf), → Modesfreak m (inf)
fashionwear
nModeartikel pl

fashion

[ˈfæʃn]
1. n
a. (manner) → modo, maniera
after a fashion (finish, manage) → così così
in his usual fashion → nel solito modo
in the Greek fashion → alla greca
b. (vogue, in clothing, speech) → moda
to set a fashion for sth → lanciare la moda di qc
to be in fashion → essere di/alla moda
to be out of fashion → essere fuori moda, essere passato/a di moda
to come into/go out of fashion → diventare/passare di moda
the latest fashion → l'ultima moda
the new Spring fashions → i nuovi modelli per la primavera
it's no longer the fashion → non va più di moda
women's/men's fashions → moda femminile/maschile
2. vt (gen) → fabbricare; (in clay) → modellare
3. adj (editor, house, show) → di moda

fashion

(ˈfӕʃən) noun
1. the style and design of clothes. Are you interested in fashion?; (also adjective) a fashion magazine.
2. the way of behaving, dressing etc which is popular at a certain time. Fashions in music and art are always changing.
3. a way of doing something. She spoke in a very strange fashion.
ˈfashionable adjective
following, or in keeping with, the newest style of dress, way of living etc. a fashionable woman; a fashionable part of town.
ˈfashionably adverb
after a fashion
in a way, but not very well. She can speak French after a fashion.
all the fashion
very fashionable. Long skirts were all the fashion last year.
in fashion
fashionable. Tweed jackets are in fashion.
out of fashion
not fashionable. Long skirts are out of fashion at present.

fashion

مُوضَة móda mode Mode μόδα moda muoti mode moda moda 流行 유행 mode mote moda moda мода mode แฟชั่น moda thời trang 时尚
References in classic literature ?
Really, girls, you are both to be blamed," said Meg, beginning to lecture in her elder-sisterly fashion.
asked Tom, shrugging his shoulders, Spanish fashion.
He, too, seemed to consider Fuchs in some fashion to blame.
Yon Indian is a 'runner' of the army; and, after the fashion of his people, he may be accounted a hero," returned the officer.
On another occasion, one Whiskey Dick, impelled by a sense of duty, paid a visit to the new house and its fair occupants, in a fashion frankly recounted by him afterwards at the bar of the Tecumseh Saloon.
It is a likeness of a young man, in a silken dressing-gown of an old fashion, the soft richness of which is well adapted to the countenance of reverie, with its full, tender lips, and beautiful eyes, that seem to indicate not so much capacity of thought, as gentle and voluptuous emotion.
I suppose it is fashion that makes them strap our heads up with those horrid bits that I was tortured with in London," said Ginger.
He brought home with him a suit of clothes of such exquisite style and cut in fashion-- Eastern fashion, city fashion--that it filled everybody with anguish and was regarded as a peculiarly wanton affront.
You are good enough to say so, as a fashion of speech; but, I don't mean any fashion of speech.
Perhaps she did this, my father, because she wished here, as elsewhere, to be known as the Lily, and it is the Zulu fashion to name people from some such trifle.
Not your idea of poetry, perhaps, but, after a new and growing fashion in poetry, truly poetic.
Cedric and Athelstane were both dressed in the ancient Saxon garb, which, although not unhandsome in itself, and in the present instance composed of costly materials, was so remote in shape and appearance from that of the other guests, that Prince John took great credit to himself with Waldemar Fitzurse for refraining from laughter at a sight which the fashion of the day rendered ridiculous.