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custom

If something has been done a certain way for a long time and has become generally accepted, it's a custom. Asking strangers for candy on one night a year would seem strange if it weren't an established custom.

If you have been imprisoned in a far off country when you were just trying to blend in, you might have misunderstood the local customs. Custom can be traced back to the Latin verb consuescere, meaning "to accustom," in other words "to get used to." Custom can also describe something that you order made just the way you want it. Your five-seated bicycle is very original; was it custom-made?

Primary Meanings of custom

1.
n
accepted or habitual practice
2.
adj
made according to the specifications of an individual
3.
n
money collected under a tariff
4.
n
habitual patronage
Full Definitions of custom
1

n accepted or habitual practice

Synonyms:
usage, usance
Types:
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Americanism
a custom that is peculiar to the United States or its citizens
Anglicism, Britishism
a custom that is peculiar to England or its citizens
consuetude
a custom or usage that has acquired the force of law
couvade
a custom among some peoples whereby the husband of a pregnant wife is put to bed at the time of bearing the child
Germanism
a custom that is peculiar to Germany or its citizens
habit, use
(psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition
hijab
the custom in some Islamic societies of women dressing modestly outside the home
rite, ritual
any customary observance or practice
ritual
stereotyped behavior
second nature
acquired behavior that is practiced so long it seems innate
betrothal, espousal
the act of becoming betrothed or engaged
marriage, marriage ceremony, wedding
the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony
rite of passage
a ritual performed in some cultures at times when an individual changes status (as from adolescence to adulthood)
cleanliness
the habit of keeping free of superficial imperfections
Type of:
pattern, practice
a customary way of operation or behavior
survival
something that survives

n a specific practice of long standing

Synonyms:
tradition
Types:
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habit, wont
an established custom
Hadith
(Islam) a tradition based on reports of the sayings and activities of Muhammad and his companions
institution
a custom that for a long time has been an important feature of some group or society
levirate
the biblical institution whereby a man must marry the widow of his childless brother in order to maintain the brother's line
Type of:
practice
knowledge of how something is usually done
2

adj made according to the specifications of an individual

Synonyms:
custom-made
bespoke, bespoken, made-to-order, tailor-made, tailored
(of clothing) custom-made
custom-built, made-to-order
built for a particular individual
Antonyms:
ready-made
made for purchase and immediate use
made
produced by a manufacturing process
off-the-peg, off-the-rack, off-the-shelf, ready-to-wear
(especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock
prefab
manufactured in standard sizes to be shipped and assembled elsewhere
ready-to-eat
food products that are prepared in advance and can be eaten as sold
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3

n money collected under a tariff

Synonyms:
customs, customs duty, impost
Types:
ship money
an impost levied in England to provide money for ships for national defense
Type of:
duty, tariff
a government tax on imports or exports
4

n habitual patronage

“I have given this tailor my custom for many years”
Type of:
patronage, trade
the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers

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