Associations to the word «Custom»


CUSTOM, noun. Frequent repetition of the same behavior; way of behavior common to many; ordinary manner; habitual practice; usage; method of doing, living or behaving.
CUSTOM, noun. Habitual buying of goods; practice of frequenting, as a shop, manufactory, etc., for making purchases or giving orders; business support.
CUSTOM, noun. (legal) Long-established practice, considered as unwritten law, and resting for authority on long consent; usage. See Usage, and Prescription.
CUSTOM, noun. (obsolete) Familiar acquaintance; familiarity.
CUSTOM, noun. The customary toll, tax, or tribute.
CUSTOM, adjective. Created under particular specifications, specially to fit one's needs: specialized, unique, custom-made
CUSTOM, adjective. Own, personal, not standard or premade
CUSTOM, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To make familiar; to accustom.
CUSTOM, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To supply with customers.
CUSTOM, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To pay the customs of.
CUSTOM, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To have a custom.
CUSTOM HOUSE, noun. An official building, in a port, where customs are collected and shipping is cleared for entry and exit
CUSTOM HOUSES, noun. Plural of custom house
CUSTOM MADE, adjective. Alternative spelling of custom-made

Dictionary definition

CUSTOM, noun. Accepted or habitual practice.
CUSTOM, noun. A specific practice of long standing.
CUSTOM, noun. Money collected under a tariff.
CUSTOM, noun. Habitual patronage; "I have given this tailor my custom for many years".
CUSTOM, adjective. Made according to the specifications of an individual.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King