a prevailing custom or style of dress, etiquette, socializing, etc.:
the latest fashion in dresses.
conventional usage in dress, manners, etc., especially of polite society, or conformity to it:
the dictates of fashion; to be out of fashion.
manner; way; mode:
in a warlike fashion.
the make or form of anything:
He liked the fashion of the simple, sturdy furniture.
a kind; sort:
All fashions of people make up the world.
Obsolete. act or process of making.
verb (used with object)
to give a particular shape or form to; make:
The cavemen fashioned tools from stones.
to accommodate; adjust; adapt:
doctrines fashioned to the varying hour.
Shipbuilding. to bend (a plate) without preheating.
Obsolete. to contrive; manage.
after / in a fashion, in some manner or other or to some extent; in a makeshift, unskillful, or unsatisfactory way:
He’s an artist after a fashion.
to give a new form to (something)
style in clothes, cosmetics, behaviour, etc, esp the latest or most admired style
(as modifier): a fashion magazine
(modifier) (esp of accessories) designed to be in the current fashion, but not necessarily to last
manner of performance; mode; way: in a striking fashion
(in combination): crab-fashion
a way of life that revolves around the activities, dress, interests, etc, that are most fashionable
shape, appearance, or form
sort; kind; type
after a fashion, in a fashion
in some manner, but not very well: I mended it, after a fashion
of a low order; of a sort: he is a poet, after a fashion
after the fashion of, like; similar to
of fashion, of high social standing
to give a particular form to
to make suitable or fitting
(obsolete) to contrive; manage
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verb (used with object), Archaic. 1. to refresh, especially with food or drink.
noun 1. refreshment, especially with food or drink. 2. a portion of food or drink; repast. noun 1. refreshment with food and drink
noun, plural refectories. 1. a dining hall in a religious house, a college, or other institution. noun (pl) -tories 1. a communal dining hall in a religious, academic, or other institution