F f


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

Definitions of fashioning word

  • noun fashioning a prevailing custom or style of dress, etiquette, socializing, etc.: the latest fashion in dresses. 1
  • noun fashioning 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 fashioning manner; way; mode: in a warlike fashion. 1
  • noun fashioning the make or form of anything: He liked the fashion of the simple, sturdy furniture. 1
  • noun fashioning a kind; sort: All fashions of people make up the world. 1
  • noun fashioning Obsolete. workmanship. 1

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Origin of fashioning

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 Fashioning


fashioning 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".

fashioning usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fashioning

noun fashioning

  • formulation — to express in precise form; state definitely or systematically: He finds it extremely difficult to formulate his new theory.
  • authoring — Authoring is the creation of documents, especially for the Internet.
  • cutting — A cutting is a piece of writing which has been cut from a newspaper or magazine.
  • carving — A carving is an object or a design that has been cut out of a material such as stone or wood.
  • making — the style or manner in which something is made; form; build.

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