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1. custom

noun. ['ˈkʌstəm'] accepted or habitual practice.

Synonyms

  • pattern
  • Britishism
  • use
  • couvade
  • habit
  • hijab
  • ritual
  • consuetude
  • usage
  • survival
  • Americanism
  • usance
  • practice
  • rite
  • Anglicism

Antonyms

  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • supply

Etymology

  • custume (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • custume (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Custom

  • accustom
  • ageratum
  • antemortem
  • arboretum
  • argosystem
  • atom
  • autumn
  • bantam
  • biosystem
  • bottom
  • cablesystem
  • centum
  • chatham
  • cheatham
  • cheatum
  • chittum
  • cottam
  • cottom
  • datum
  • datum

Example sentences of the word custom


1. Noun, singular or mass
The right/left divide among nations is said to have begun in a custom from centuries ago.

2. Verb, base form
Mylar is easy to custom cut to the size needed for a project.

Quotes containing the word custom


1. She dealt her pretty words like Blades --How glittering they shone --And every One unbared a NerveOr wantoned with a Bone --She never deemed -- she hurt --That -- is not Steel's Affair --A vulgar grimace in the Flesh --How ill the Creatures bear --To Ache is human -- not polite --The Film upon the eyeMortality's old Custom --Just locking up -- to Die.
- Emily Dickinson

2. The use of sea and air is common to all; neither can a title to the ocean belong to any people or private persons, forasmuch as neither nature nor public use and custom permit any possession therof.
- Queen Elizabeth I, Letters

3. All modern philosophizing is political, policed by governments, churches, academics, custom, fashion, and human cowardice, all off which limit it to a fake learnedness.
- Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the Greeks

2. custom-built

noun. an item made to the customer's specifications.

Synonyms

  • item

Antonyms

  • prefab
  • off-the-shelf

3. custom-make

verb. make to specifications.

Synonyms

  • make
  • customize
  • produce
  • tailor-make
  • create

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • break even
  • lose
  • bottom out

4. custom-made

noun. an item made to the customer's specifications.

Synonyms

  • custom-built

Antonyms

  • off-the-rack
  • prefab

5. custom-made

adjective. made according to the specifications of an individual.

Synonyms

  • tailored
  • tailor-made
  • bespoke
  • bespoken
  • custom-built
  • custom

Antonyms

  • fancy
  • unattached
  • ready-to-eat
  • ready-to-wear

6. custom-built

adjective. built for a particular individual.

Synonyms

  • custom-made
  • custom

Antonyms

  • ready-to-eat
  • ready-to-wear
  • off-the-rack

7. custom

noun. ['ˈkʌstəm'] a specific practice of long standing.

Synonyms

  • practice
  • habit
  • Hadith
  • tradition
  • wont

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • fancy
  • unattached
  • finish

Etymology

  • custume (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • custume (Anglo-Norman)

8. custom

noun. ['ˈkʌstəm'] money collected under a tariff.

Synonyms

  • tariff
  • ship money
  • duty
  • customs
  • impost

Antonyms

  • buy
  • export
  • import
  • sell

Etymology

  • custume (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • custume (Anglo-Norman)

9. custom

adjective. ['ˈkʌstəm'] made according to the specifications of an individual.

Synonyms

  • tailored
  • tailor-made
  • bespoke
  • bespoken
  • custom-built
  • custom-made

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disagree
  • conserve
  • abstain

Etymology

  • custume (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • custume (Anglo-Norman)

10. custom

noun. ['ˈkʌstəm'] habitual patronage.

Synonyms

  • trade

Antonyms

  • undress
  • nondevelopment

Etymology

  • custume (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • custume (Anglo-Norman)
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