Synonyms of manner
1 styleDictionary • The manner in which young children are spoken to depends on who is present.
style • Our children's different learning styles created many problems.
way • You'll have to get used to my mother's odd little ways.
fashion • We must go about this in an organized fashion.
method • new teaching methods
form • a frequent broadcaster on correct form and dress
process • The best way to find out is by a process of elimination.
approach • We will be exploring different approaches to information-gathering.
practice • a public inquiry into bank practices
procedure • He did not follow the correct procedure in applying for a visa.
habit • It had become a habit with her to annoy him.
custom • It was his custom to approach every problem cautiously.
routine • The players had to change their daily routine.
mode • the capitalist mode of production
genre • his love of films and novels in the horror genre
tack • In desperation I changed tack.
usage • a fruitful convergence with past usage and custom
wont • Keith woke early, as was his wont.
2 behaviourDictionary • His manner was self-assured and brusque.
behaviour • He was asked to explain his extraordinary behaviour.
look • They've opted for a rustic look in the kitchen.
air • The meal gave the occasion an almost festive air.
bearing • She later wrote warmly of his bearing and behaviour.
conduct • Other people judge you by your conduct.
appearance • He had the appearance of a college student.
aspect • The snowy tree assumed a dumb, lifeless aspect.
presence • Hendrix's stage presence appealed to thousands of teenage rebels.
tone • The tone of the letter was very friendly.
demeanour • He was nicknamed ‘the Sergeant Major’ for his military demeanour.
deportment • Deportment and poise were considered important for young ladies.
mien (literary) • his mild manner and aristocratic mien
3 typeDictionary • What manner of place is this?
type • There are various types of the disease.
form • He contracted a rare form of cancer.
sort • What sort of person is he?
kind • They developed a new kind of film-making.
nature • This - and other books of a similar nature - are urgently needed.
variety • She grows 12 varieties of old-fashioned roses.
brand • the British brand of socialism
breed • the new breed of walking holidays
category • The entries were organised into six different categories.
1 conductDictionary • He dressed well and had impeccable manners.
2 politeness • That should teach you some manners.
p's and q's
PROVERB:Manners maketh man
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airIf you say that someone or something has a particular air, you mean that they give this general impression.
• The meal gave the occasion an almost festive air.
appearanceSomeone's or something's appearance is the way that they look.
• He had the appearance of a college student.
approachYour approach to a task, problem, or situation is the way you deal with it or think about it.
• We will be exploring different approaches to information-gathering.
Thesaurus for manner from the Collins English Thesaurus