A particular kind, sort, or type, as with reference to form, appearance, or character:
the baroque style; The style of the house was too austere for their liking.
A particular, distinctive, or characteristic mode of action or manner of acting:
They do these things in a grand style.
A mode of living, as with respect to expense or display.
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An elegant, fashionable, or luxurious mode of living:
to live in style.
A mode of fashion, as in dress, especially good or approved fashion; elegance; smartness.
The mode of expressing thought in writing or speaking by selecting and arranging words, considered with respect to clearness, effectiveness, euphony, or the like, that is characteristic of a group, period, person, personality, etc.:
to write in the style of Faulkner; a familiar style; a pompous, pedantic style.
Those components or features of a literary composition that have to do with the form of expression rather than the content of the thought expressed:
His writing is all style and no substance.
verb (used with object), styled, styling.
To call by a given title or appellation; denominate; name; call:
The pope is styled His or Your Holiness.
To design or arrange in accordance with a given or new style:
to style an evening dress; to style one's hair.
To bring into conformity with a specific style or give a specific style to:
Please style this manuscript.
verb (used without object), styled, styling.
To do decorative work with a style or stylus.
Go out of style, to become unfashionable:
The jacket he's wearing went out of style ten years ago.
In style, fashionable.
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