Tailor meaning

tālər
To tailor is defined as to make something to particular specifications or conditions.

An example of to tailor is hemming a pair of pants.

An example of to tailor is writing a manual for an ESL person.

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The definition of a tailor is a person who sews, repairs or makes alterations on clothing.

An example of tailor is a seamstress.

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One that makes, repairs, and alters garments such as suits, coats, and dresses.
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To make (a garment), especially to specific requirements or measurements.
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To make, alter, or adapt for a particular end or purpose.

A speech that was tailored to an audience of business leaders.

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To work as a tailor.
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To fashion (women's garments) with trim, simple lines like those of men's clothes.
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To fit or provide (a person) with clothes made to that person's measurements.
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A person who makes, repairs, or alters clothes, esp. suits and coats.
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A person who makes, repairs, or alters clothes professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.
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The fish Pomatomus saltatrix.
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To make or adapt (something) for a specific need.
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To restrict (something) in order to meet a particular need.

A narrowly tailored law.

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To pursue the trade of a tailor.
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Origin of tailor

  • Middle English from Anglo-Norman taillour from Old French tailleor from taillier to cut from Late Latin tāliāre from Latin tālea a cutting

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

  • From Anglo-Norman tailour, from Old French tailleor, from taillier, from Late Latin talio, from Latin talea (“a cutting").

    From Wiktionary