HyperDic: custom

English > 5 senses of the word custom:
NOUNactcustom, usage, usanceaccepted or habitual practice
cognitioncustom, traditiona specific practice of long standing
possessioncustom, customs, customs duty, impostmoney collected under a tariff
actcustomhabitual patronage
ADJECTIVEallcustom, custom-mademade according to the specifications of an individual
custom > pronunciation
Soundskah'stahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > custom: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmade according to the specifications of an individual.
Synonymcustom-made
Narrowerbespoke, bespoken, made-to-order, tailored, tailor-made(of clothing) custom-made
custom-built, made-to-orderbuilt for a particular individual
Oppositeready-mademade for purchase and immediate use
Spanishal pedido, a medida, encargo, hecho a medida, hecho de encargo, personalizado, único
Catalanpersonalitzat
English > custom: 5 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningaccepted or habitual practice.
Synonymsusage, usance
NarrowerAmericanismA custom that is peculiar to the United States or its citizens
Anglicism, BritishismA custom that is peculiar to England or its citizens
GermanismA custom that is peculiar to Germany or its citizens
consuetudeA custom or usage that has acquired the force of law
couvadeA custom among some peoples whereby the husband of a pregnant wife is put to bed at the time of bearing the child
habit, use(psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation
hijabThe custom in some Islamic societies of women dressing modestly outside the home / home
ritual, riteAny customary observance or practice
Broaderpractice, patternA customary way / way of operation or behavior
survivalSomething that survives
Spanishcostumbre, hábito, usanza, uso
Catalancostum, usatge, ús
Adjectivescustomarycommonly used or practiced
English > custom: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA specific practice of long standing.
Synonymtradition
NarrowerHadith(Islam) a tradition based on reports of the sayings and activities of Muhammad and his companions
habit, wontAn established custom
institutionA custom that for a long time has been an important feature of some group or society
Broaderpracticeknowledge of how something is usually done
Spanishcostumbre, hábito, rutina, tradición
Catalancostum, tradició
Adjectivescustomaryin accordance with convention or custom
English > custom: 5 senses > noun 3, possession
Meaningmoney collected under a tariff.
Synonymscustoms, customs duty, impost
Narrowership moneyAn impost levied in England to provide money for ships for national defense
Broaderduty, tariffA government tax on imports or exports
Spanishaduana, derecho de aduana
Catalandrets de duana, duana
English > custom: 5 senses > noun 4, act
Meaninghabitual patronage.
Example"I have given this tailor my custom for many years"
Broadertrade, patronageThe business given to a commercial establishment by its customers
Spanishclientela, personalizado

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