Synonyms of style
1 mannerDictionary • Our children's different learning styles created many problems.
manner • The manner in which young children are spoken to depends on who is present.
way • Freezing is a great way to preserve most foods.
method • new teaching methods
approach • We will be exploring different approaches to information-gathering.
technique • tests performed using a new technique
custom • It was his custom to approach every problem cautiously.
mode • the capitalist mode of production
2 eleganceDictionary • She has not lost her grace and style.
taste • She has very good taste in clothes.
flair (informal) • the panache and flair you'd expect
polish • She was enormously popular for her charm and polish.
grace • He moved with the grace of a trained dancer.
dash • He played with great fire and dash.
refinement • a girl who possessed both dignity and refinement
panache • The orchestra played with great panache.
flamboyance • He was his usual mixture of flamboyance and flair.
élan • The part was performed with élan by a promising young tenor.
éclat • He performed his piano solo with great éclat.
urbanity • He had all the charm and urbanity of the trained diplomat.
bon ton (French)
3 designDictionary • Several styles of hat were available.
design • The pictures are based on simple geometric designs.
form • He contracted a rare form of cancer.
cut • The cut of her clothes made her look slimmer and taller.
4 typeDictionary • six scenes in the style of a classical Greek tragedy
type • There are various types of the disease.
sort • What sort of person is he?
kind • They developed a new kind of film-making.
spirit • I appreciate the sounds, smells and the spirit of the place.
variety • She grows 12 varieties of old-fashioned roses.
tone • The tone of the letter was very friendly.
category • The entries were organised into six different categories.
genre • his love of films and novels in the horror genre
5 fashionDictionary • The longer length of skirt is the style at the moment.
fashion • I wore short skirts, as was the fashion.
trend • The record may well start a trend.
mode • Their designs were exterminated by the mode for uncluttered space.
vogue • the new vogue for herbal medicines
rage • the latest technological rage
6 luxuryDictionary • The £17 million settlement allowed her to live in style to the end.
luxury • Relax in the luxury of a Roman-style bath.
ease • She lived a life of ease.
comfort • She had enough money to live in comfort for the rest of her life.
elegance • Princess Grace's understated elegance
7 mode of expression • The author's style is wonderfully anecdotal.
mode of expression
turn of phrase • What a strange turn of phrase that is!
wording • The wording is so vague that no-one knows what it actually means.
expression • She puts a lot of expression into her playing.
vein • He also wrote several works in a lighter vein.
phraseology • The phraseology of his speech was vivid as well as apt.
1 designDictionary • classically styled clothes
design • a compromise designed to please everyone
cut • Geometric motifs are cut into the stone walls.
tailor • scripts tailored to American comedy audiences
fashion • The desk was fashioned out of oak.
shape • Like it or not, our families shape our lives.
arrange • The songs were arranged by a well-known pianist.
adapt • Shelves were built to adapt the library for use as an office.
2 callDictionary • people who would like to style themselves as arms dealers
call • They called their daughter Mischa.
name • My mother insisted on naming me Horace.
term • He had been termed a temporary employee.
label • Too often the press are labelled as bad boys.
entitle • an instrumental piece entitled `Changing States'
dub • He dubbed her the most exciting woman in the world.
designate • one man interviewed in our study, whom we shall designate as `Mr E'
christen • a boat which he christened `the Stray Cat'
denominate • he saw scarcely a single elevation that he cared to denominate a hill
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adaptIf you adapt something, you change it to make it suitable for a new purpose or situation.
• Shelves were built to adapt the library for use as an office.
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.
arrangeIf a piece of music is arranged by someone, it is changed or adapted so that it is suitable for particular instruments or voices, or for a particular performance.
• The songs were arranged by a well-known pianist.
Thesaurus for style from the Collins English Thesaurus