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man·ner

 (măn′ər)
n.
1. A way of doing something or the way in which a thing is done or happens: prepared for the trip in a very organized manner. See Synonyms at method.
2. A way of acting; bearing or behavior: He is known for his reserved manner.
3. manners
a. The socially correct way of acting; etiquette: had trouble mastering manners in his new country.
b. The prevailing customs, social conduct, and norms of a specific society, period, or group, especially as the subject of a literary work: a novel of 18th-century manners.
4. Practice, style, execution, or method in the arts: This fresco is typical of the painter's early manner.
5.
a. Kind; sort: What manner of person is she?
b. Kinds; sorts: saw all manner of people at the mall.
Idioms:
in a manner of speaking
In a way; so to speak.
to the manner born
Accustomed to a position, custom, or lifestyle from or as if from birth.

[Middle English manere, from Old French maniere, from feminine of manier, handmade, skillful, from Vulgar Latin *manuārius, convenient, handy, from Latin, of the hand, from manus, hand; see man- in Indo-European roots.]

manner

(ˈmænə)
n
1. a way of doing or being
2. a person's bearing and behaviour: she had a cool manner.
3. the style or customary way of doing or accomplishing something: sculpture in the Greek manner.
4. type or kind: what manner of man is this?.
5. (Art Terms) mannered style, as in art; mannerism
6. by all manner of means certainly; of course
7. by no manner of means definitely not: he was by no manner of means a cruel man.
8. in a manner of speaking in a way; so to speak
9. to the manner born naturally fitted to a specified role or activity
[C12: via Norman French from Old French maniere, from Vulgar Latin manuāria (unattested) a way of handling something, noun use of Latin manuārius belonging to the hand, from manus hand]

man•ner

(ˈmæn ər)

n.
1. a way of doing, being done, or happening; mode of action, occurrence, etc.: In what manner where you notified?
2. manners,
a. the prevailing customs; ways of living of a people, class, or period: Victorian manners.
b. ways of behaving with reference to polite standards: good manners.
3. a person's outward bearing: a charming manner.
4. characteristic or customary way of doing or making; fashion: built in the 19th-century manner.
5. an air of distinction.
6. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) kind; sort: What manner of man is he? All manner of things were happening.
7. characteristic style in art or literature: verses in the manner of Spenser.
Idioms:
to the manner born, accustomed by birth to a high position: a gentleman to the manner born.
[1125–75; < Anglo-French; Old French maniere, from manier skilled, (earlier) worked by hand < Latin manuārius, derivative of manu(s) hand]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manner - how something is done or how it happensmanner - 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.manner - a way of acting or behaving
demeanor, demeanour, deportment, behaviour, conduct, behavior - (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
comportment, mien, bearing, presence - dignified manner or conduct
bedside manner - manner or conduct of a physician in the presence of a patient
dandyism, foppishness - the manner and dress of a fop or dandy
gentleness, mildness, softness - acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered; "his fingers have learned gentleness"; "suddenly her gigantic power melted into softness for the baby"; "even in the pulpit there are moments when mildness of manner is not enough"
formalness, formality - a manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies; "the formality of his voice made the others pay him close attention"
informality - a manner that does not take forms and ceremonies seriously
good manners, courtesy - a courteous manner
rudeness, discourtesy - a manner that is rude and insulting
3.manner - a kind; "what manner of man are you?"
kind, sort, form, variety - a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"

manner

noun
1. style, way, fashion, method, means, form, process, approach, practice, procedure, habit, custom, routine, mode, genre, tack, tenor, usage, wont The manner in which young children are spoken to depends on who is present.
2. behaviour, look, air, bearing, conduct, appearance, aspect, presence, tone, demeanour, deportment, mien (literary), comportment His manner was self-assured and brusque.
3. type, form, sort, kind, nature, variety, brand, breed, category What manner of place is this?
plural noun
1. conduct, bearing, behaviour, breeding, carriage, demeanour, deportment, comportment He dressed well and had impeccable manners.
2. politeness, courtesy, etiquette, refinement, polish, decorum, p's and q's That should teach you some manners.
3. protocol, ceremony, customs, formalities, good form, proprieties, the done thing, social graces, politesse the morals and manners of a society
Quotations
"Manners are love in a cool climate" [Quentin Crisp Manners From Heaven]
"Manners are the happy ways of doing things; each once a stroke of genius or of love, now repeated and hardened into usage" [Ralph Waldo Emerson The Conduct of Life]
"Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others" [Ralph Waldo Emerson The Conduct of Life]
Proverbs
"Manners maketh man"

manner

noun
1. The approach used to do something:
2. Behavior through which one reveals one's personality:
Archaic: port.
3. A habitual way of behaving:
4. Socially correct behavior.Used in plural:
5. A distinctive way of expressing oneself:
6. A class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members:
Informal: persuasion.
Translations
تَصَرُّفتَصَرُّفاتسُلُوكطَريقَه، أسْلوب
způsobchováníslušné způsoby
mådemanérværemådeadfærd
tapa
način
módmodor
framkomaháttur, mátihegîun, mannasiîir
方法
방식
įpročiaimanierosmanierųtam tikra prasmetonas
manieremanierespaņēmiensstilsuzvedība
felstil
načinvedenje
sätt
ลักษณะท่าทาง
tavırterbiyebiçimdavranış biçimigörgü
cách thức

manner

[ˈmænəʳ] N
1. (= mode, way) → manera f, modo m
after or in this mannerde esta manera
after or in the manner of Van Gogha la manera or al estilo de Van Gogh
a princess (as) to the manner bornuna princesa nata
in like mannerde la misma manera
manner of paymentmodo m de pago, forma f de pago
in a manner of speaking (= so to speak) → por así decirlo, como si dijéramos; (= up to a point) → hasta cierto punto, en cierto modo
it's a manner of speakinges sólo una manera or forma de hablar
in such a manner thatde tal manera que ...
2. (= behaviour etc) → forma f de ser, comportamiento m
I don't like his mannerno me gusta su forma de ser
there's something odd about his mannertiene un aire algo raro
he had the manner of an old mantenía aire de viejo
3. (= class, type) → clase f
what manner of man is he?¿qué clase or tipo de hombre es?
all manner oftoda clase or suerte de
by no manner of meansde ningún modo
no manner of doubtsin ningún género de duda
4. manners
4.1. [of person] → modales mpl, educación fsing
bad mannersfalta f de educación, malos modos mpl
to have bad mannersser maleducado
it's bad manners to yawnes de mala educación bostezar
to forget one's mannersperder la compostura
aren't you forgetting your manners? (to child) → no seas maleducado
good mannerseducación f, buenos modales mpl
good manners demand thatla educación exige que ...
it's good manners to say "please"se dice "por favor"
he's got no mannerses un maleducado
road mannerscomportamiento m en la carretera
to teach sb mannersenseñar a algn a comportarse
4.2. [of society] → costumbres fpl
a novel of mannersuna novela costumbrista or de costumbres
manners maketh (the) manla conducta forma al hombre

manner

[ˈmænər]
n
(= way) → manière f, façon f
in a ... manner
She behaves in an odd manner → Elle se comporte de façon étrange.
in a manner of speaking (= in a way) → pour ainsi dire
(= style of behaviour) → attitude f
His manner was very self-assured → Son attitude était pleine d'assurance.
He has a confident manner
BUT Il a de l'assurance.
(= kind) all manner of (= every kind of) → toutes sortes de
He knew all manner of things → Il connaissait toutes sortes de choses. manners
npl
(= politeness) → manières fpl
to have good manners → avoir de bonnes manières
it's good manners to do sth → il est de bon ton de faire qch
It's good manners to arrive on time → Il est de bon ton d'arriver à l'heure.
(= way of behaving) → savoir-vivre m
His manners are terrible → Il n'a aucun savoir-vivre.
to have bad manners → avoir de mauvaises manières
it's bad manners to do sth → ça ne se fait pas de faire qch
It's bad manners to interrupt → Ça ne se fait pas de couper la parole.

manner

n
(= mode)Art f, → (Art und) Weise f; in or after this mannerauf diese Art und Weise; in or after the manner of Petrarchim Stile Petrarcas; in the Spanish mannerim spanischen Stil; in like manner (form)auf die gleiche Weise, ebenso; in such a manner that …so …, dass …; a painter in the grand mannerein Maler der alten Schule; a ball in the grand mannerein Ball alten Stils or im alten Stil; in a manner of speakingsozusagen, gewissermaßen; in a manner of speaking, the job’s finisheddie Arbeit ist sozusagen or gewissermaßen fertig; it’s just a manner of speaking (of idiom)das ist nur so eine Redensart; I didn’t mean to insult him, it was just a manner of speakingdas sollte keine Beleidigung sein, ich habe das nur so gesagt; as to the manner bornals sei er/sie dafür geschaffen; a horseman as to the manner bornein geborener Reiter
(= behaviour etc)Art f; he has a very kind mannerer hat ein sehr freundliches Wesen; his manner to his parentssein Verhalten gegenüber seinen Eltern; I don’t like his mannerich mag seine Art nicht; there’s something odd about his mannerer benimmt sich irgendwie komisch
manners pl (good, bad etc) → Manieren pl, → Benehmen nt, → Umgangsformen pl; road mannersVerhalten ntim Straßenverkehr; he hasn’t got any road mannerser ist ein sehr unhöflicher or rücksichtsloser Fahrer; that’s bad mannersdas or so etwas gehört sich nicht, das ist unanständig; manners!benimm dich!; it’s bad manners to …es gehört sich nicht or es ist unanständig, zu …; to have bad mannersschlechte Manieren haben; he has no mannerser hat keine Manieren, er kann sich nicht benehmen; have you forgotten your manners?wo hast du denn deine Manieren gelassen?; now, don’t forget your manners!du weißt doch, was sich gehört!; to teach somebody some mannersjdm Manieren beibringen
manners pl (of society)Sitten (und Gebräuche) pl; a novel of mannersein Sittenroman m; a comedy of mannerseine Sittenkomödie
(= class, type)Art f; all manner of birdsdie verschiedensten Arten von Vögeln; we saw all manner of interesting thingswir sahen allerlei Interessantes or so manches Interessante; I’ve got all manner of things to do yetich habe noch allerlei or tausenderlei zu tun; by no manner of meanskeineswegs, in keinster Weise (inf); what manner of man is he? (liter)was ist er für ein Mensch?

manner

[ˈmænəʳ] n
a. (mode) → modo, maniera
in this manner → in questo modo, così
in such a manner that ... → in modo tale che + indic (actual result) or + sub (intended result)
he spoke in such a manner as to offend them → ha parlato in modo tale da offenderli or che li ha offesi
after or in the manner of X → alla maniera di X, nello stile di X
in a manner of speaking → per così dire
(as) to the manner born → come se ce l'avesse nel sangue
b. (behaviour) → comportamento; (attitude) → atteggiamento
I don't like his manner → ha un modo di fare che non mi piace
c. (good) mannersbuona educazione f, buone maniere fpl
bad manners → maleducazione f
it's bad manners to talk with your mouth full → è da maleducati parlare con la bocca piena
she has no manners → non conosce le buone maniere
to teach sb manners → insegnare l'educazione a qn
a novel of manners → un romanzo di costume
d. (class, type) all manner ofogni sorta di

manner

(ˈmӕnə) noun
1. a way in which anything is done etc. She greeted me in a friendly manner.
2. the way in which a person behaves, speaks etc. I don't like her manner.
3. (in plural) (polite) behaviour, usually towards others. Why doesn't she teach her children (good) manners?
-ˈmannered
having, or showing, manners of a certain kind. a well- / bad-mannered person.
ˈmannerism noun
an odd and obvious habit in a person's behaviour, speech etc. He scratches his ear when he talks and has other mannerisms.
all manner of
all kinds of. He has all manner of problems.
in a manner of speaking
in a certain way. I suppose, in a manner of speaking, I am an engineer.

manner

سُلُوك způsob måde Art τρόπος manera tapa manière način maniera 方法 방식 manier måte sposób maneira способ sätt ลักษณะท่าทาง tavır cách thức 举止

manner

n. manera, modo; hábito, costumbre;
[behavior]
bad ___ -smalos modales.
References in classic literature ?
I'm sure we work hard enough to earn it," cried Jo, examining the heels of her shoes in a gentlemanly manner.
The kindly attitude of all about him expanded his quiet nature and he lost the half timid, hesitating manner he had always had with his people.
he exclaimed, in much the same manner as when he had finished reading the article about the idol.
Everything about this old man was in keeping with his dignified manner.
Robert was interested, and wanted to know what manner of girls the sisters were, what the father was like, and how long the mother had been dead.
Martin looked as if he did not know what manner was.
They wanted him to make a fine figure in the world in some manner or other.
But, in the composure of his manner he was unaltered, except that to the shrewd glance of Mr.
As the romance is imperfect, we are not acquainted how the discovery takes place; but it is probably much in the same manner as in other narratives turning on the same subject, where the host, apprehensive of death for having trespassed on the respect due to his Sovereign, while incognito, is agreeably surprised by receiving honours and reward.
The author diverts the emperor, and his nobility of both sexes, in a very uncommon manner.
An account of the Galles, and of the author's reception at the king's tent; Their manner of swearing, and of letting blood.
On this supposition, I, in the first place, described this matter, and essayed to represent it in such a manner that to my mind there can be nothing clearer and more intelligible, except what has been recently said regarding God and the soul; for I even expressly supposed that it possessed none of those forms or qualities which are so debated in the schools, nor in general anything the knowledge of which is not so natural to our minds that no one can so much as imagine himself ignorant of it.