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1. manner

noun. ['ˈmænɝ'] how something is done or how it happens.

Synonyms

  • artistic style
  • lifestyle
  • setup
  • touch
  • modus vivendi
  • form
  • life style
  • fit
  • drape
  • style
  • idiom
  • wise
  • property
  • life-style
  • signature
  • fashion
  • response
  • way

Antonyms

  • properness
  • impropriety
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • manere (Anglo-Norman)
  • maniere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Manner

  • spanner
  • scanner
  • planner
  • branner
  • tanner
  • sanner
  • manor
  • kanner
  • hanner
  • danner
  • canner
  • banner

Example sentences of the word manner


1. Noun, singular or mass
Attach another feather to the ball in the same manner as the first.

Quotes containing the word manner


1. A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality. I replied with another question: 'Tell me: when God looks at a gay person, does he endorse the existence of this person with love, or reject and condemn this person?' We must always consider the person.
- Pope Francis

2. I passionately believe that's it's not just what you say that counts, it's also how you say it - that the success of your argument critically depends on your manner of presenting it.
- Alain de Botton

3. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
- Albert Einstein

2. manner

noun. ['ˈmænɝ'] a way of acting or behaving.

Synonyms

  • personal manner
  • behavior
  • discourtesy
  • demeanor
  • conduct
  • rudeness
  • foppishness
  • softness
  • good manners
  • gentleness
  • presence
  • demeanour
  • bearing
  • comportment
  • mildness
  • behaviour
  • bedside manner
  • deportment
  • courtesy
  • formality
  • formalness
  • informality
  • mien

Antonyms

  • formality
  • courtesy
  • discourtesy
  • improperness

Etymology

  • manere (Anglo-Norman)
  • maniere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. manner

noun. ['ˈmænɝ'] a kind.

Synonyms

  • variety
  • sort
  • form

Antonyms

  • civility
  • graciousness
  • politeness
  • refrain

Etymology

  • manere (Anglo-Norman)
  • maniere (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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