F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fash-uh n]
    • /ˈfæʃ ən/
    • /ˈfæʃn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fash-uh n]
    • /ˈfæʃ ən/

Definitions of fashion word

  • noun fashion a prevailing custom or style of dress, etiquette, socializing, etc.: the latest fashion in dresses. 1
  • noun fashion conventional usage in dress, manners, etc., especially of polite society, or conformity to it: the dictates of fashion; to be out of fashion. 1
  • noun fashion manner; way; mode: in a warlike fashion. 1
  • noun fashion the make or form of anything: He liked the fashion of the simple, sturdy furniture. 1
  • noun fashion a kind; sort: All fashions of people make up the world. 1
  • noun fashion Obsolete. workmanship. 1

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Origin of fashion

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; Middle English facioun shape, manner < Anglo-French faço(u)n, façun, Old French faceon < Latin factiōn- (stem of factiō) a doing, company. See faction1

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Parts of speech for Fashion


fashion popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 97% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fashion usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fashion

verb fashion

  • manufacture — the making of goods or wares by manual labor or by machinery, especially on a large scale: the manufacture of television sets.
  • tailor — a stroke of a bell indicating someone's death; knell.
  • dream up — a succession of images, thoughts, or emotions passing through the mind during sleep.
  • fit — adapted or suited; appropriate: This water isn't fit for drinking. A long-necked giraffe is fit for browsing treetops.
  • devise — If you devise a plan, system, or machine, you have the idea for it and design it.

noun fashion

  • style — a particular kind, sort, or type, as with reference to form, appearance, or character: the baroque style; The style of the house was too austere for their liking.
  • way — manner, mode, or fashion: a new way of looking at a matter; to reply in a polite way.
  • manner — mainour.
  • mode — fashion or style in manners, dress, etc.: He was much concerned to keep up with the latest mode.
  • method — a procedure, technique, or way of doing something, especially in accordance with a definite plan: There are three possible methods of repairing this motor.

Antonyms for fashion

verb fashion

  • destroy — To destroy something means to cause so much damage to it that it is completely ruined or does not exist any more.
  • ruinruins, the remains of a building, city, etc., that has been destroyed or that is in disrepair or a state of decay: We visited the ruins of ancient Greece.
  • demolish — To demolish something such as a building means to destroy it completely.
  • dismantle — to deprive or strip of apparatus, furniture, equipment, defenses, etc.: to dismantle a ship; to dismantle a fortress.
  • raze — to tear down; demolish; level to the ground: to raze a row of old buildings.

noun fashion

  • disorganisation — Alternative spelling of disorganization.
  • disorganization — a breaking up of order or system; disunion or disruption of constituent parts.
  • departure — Departure or a departure is the act of going away from somewhere.
  • disorder — lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion: Your room is in utter disorder.
  • disfashion — (obsolete, transitive) To disfigure.

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