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

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe