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1. tailor

verb. ['ˈteɪlɝ'] adjust to a specific need or market.

Synonyms

  • accommodate
  • adapt

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • lower
  • disorient

Etymology

  • tailleur (French)
  • -eur (French)
  • tailour (Anglo-Norman)
  • tailleor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Tailor

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  • seyller
  • seyler
  • saylor
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  • sailor
  • sailer
  • paylor
  • naylor
  • nailor
  • maler
  • mailer
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  • gayler
  • galer
  • faler
  • failor

Example sentences of the word tailor


1. Adjective
Be specific and tailor statements to the focus of the campaign.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Using a variety of analysis tools, managers tailor reports to measure key metrics.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Mark the line with tailor's chalk or the disappearing ink fabric pen.

4. Verb, base form
This choice is ideal for beginners and experts because you can tailor the workout to your abilities and goals.

Quotes containing the word tailor


1. If we study learning as a data science, we can reverse engineer the human brain and tailor learning techniques to maximize the chances of student success. This is the biggest revolution that could happen in education, turning it into a data-driven science, and not such a medieval set of rumors professors tend to carry on.
- Sebastian Thrun

2. If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
- Ludwig Boltzmann

2. tailor-made

noun. custom-made clothing.

Synonyms

  • clothing
  • wear
  • vesture
  • habiliment
  • wearable

Antonyms

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

3. tailor-made

adjective. (of clothing) custom-made.

Synonyms

  • tailored
  • bespoke
  • bespoken
  • custom-made
  • custom

Antonyms

  • fancy
  • unattached
  • refresh
  • undress

4. tailor-make

verb. make to specifications.

Synonyms

  • make
  • customize
  • produce
  • custom-make
  • create

Antonyms

  • recede
  • cast on
  • cast off
  • unfasten

5. tailor-make

verb. create (clothes) with cloth.

Synonyms

  • sew
  • fashion
  • quilt
  • run up
  • tailor

Antonyms

  • lower
  • disassemble
  • dissuade
  • break even

6. tailor

verb. ['ˈteɪlɝ'] style and tailor in a certain fashion.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • gore

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate

Etymology

  • tailleur (French)
  • -eur (French)
  • tailour (Anglo-Norman)
  • tailleor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. tailor

verb. ['ˈteɪlɝ'] create (clothes) with cloth.

Synonyms

  • sew
  • fashion
  • quilt
  • run up
  • tailor-make

Antonyms

  • disobey
  • dissimilate
  • stay
  • blur

Etymology

  • tailleur (French)
  • -eur (French)
  • tailour (Anglo-Norman)
  • tailleor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. tailor

noun. ['ˈteɪlɝ'] a person whose occupation is making and altering garments.

Synonyms

  • garmentmaker
  • fitter
  • garment worker
  • garment-worker
  • seamster

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • recede
  • cast on
  • cast off

Etymology

  • tailleur (French)
  • -eur (French)
  • tailour (Anglo-Norman)
  • tailleor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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