Style meaning

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A quality of imagination and individuality expressed in one's actions and tastes.

Does things with style.

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The needle of a phonograph.
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A customary manner of presenting printed material, including usage, punctuation, spelling, typography, and arrangement.

A manual of style.

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(medicine) A surgical probing instrument; a stylet.
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To call or name; designate.

George VI styled his brother Duke of Windsor.

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To make consistent with rules of style.

Style a manuscript.

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A sharp, slender, pointed instrument used by the ancients in writing on wax tablets.
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Style is defined as a particular of doing or saying something, or refers to a unique form of clothing or way of arranging your appearance.

An example of style is the method by which you learn.

An example of style is speaking formally.

An example of style is the way a person expresses themselves using what they are wearing.

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Style means to form or arrange something in a particular way.

An example of style is when you blow dry and curl your hair.

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A name or title.

Businesses under the style of Wilson and Webber.

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(zoology) A slender, tubular, or bristlelike process.

A cartilaginous style.

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(obsolete) A pen.
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To design or fashion in a certain way.

Styled the new model after the classic sports cars.

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Any of several devices, etc. similar in shape or use.
  • (obs.) A pen.
  • An etching needle.
  • An engraving tool.
  • The pointer on a dial, chart, etc.
  • The gnomon of a sundial.
  • (bot.) The slender, stalklike part of a carpel between the stigma and the ovary.
  • (zool.) A small, pointed projection or bristlelike process, as on some insects.
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The slender part of a flower pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma. The pollen tube grows through the style delivering the pollen nuclei to the ovary.
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The combination of distinctive features of literary or artistic expression, execution, or performance characterizing a particular person, group, school, or era.
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Sort; type.

A style of furniture.

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The gnomon of a sundial.
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(botany) The usually slender part of a pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma.
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To arrange (hair) in a certain way, as by cutting, coloring, or curling.
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Distinction, excellence, originality, and character in any form of artistic or literary expression.

An author who lacks style.

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The way in which anything is made or done.
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Distinction and elegance of manner and bearing.
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Form of address; title.

Entitled to the style of Mayor.

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Sort; kind; variety; type.
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A way of reckoning time, dates, etc.
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(printing) A particular manner of dealing with spelling, punctuation, word division, etc., as by a specific publisher, newspaper, etc.
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To name; call.

Abraham Lincoln, styled the Great Emancipator.

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To design the style of.
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To treat (hair) by cutting, blow-drying, coloring, etc. in order to achieve a desired, usually fashionable, style.
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To bring into accord with an accepted style, as of a publisher; normalize spelling, punctuation, etc. of.
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The way in which something is said, done, expressed, or performed.

A style of teaching.

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Origin of style

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin stylus, stilus spike, pointed instrument used for writing, style stylus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition