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Definition 1: a way of acting or behaving - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for manner in the sense of this definition

(manner is a kind of ...) (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

(... is a kind of manner ) dignified manner or conduct

(... is a kind of manner ) manner or conduct of a physician in the presence of a patient

(... is a kind of manner ) the manner and dress of a fop or dandy

(... is a kind of manner ) acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered

"his fingers have learned gentleness" "suddenly her gigantic power melted into softness for the baby" "even in the pulpit there are moments when mildness of manner is not enough"

(... is a kind of manner ) a manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies

"the formality of his voice made the others pay him close attention"

(... is a kind of manner ) a manner that does not take forms and ceremonies seriously

(... is a kind of manner ) a courteous manner

(... is a kind of manner ) a manner that is rude and insulting

Definition 2: how something is done or how it happens - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where manner or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her dignified manner
  • his rapid manner of talking
  • their nomadic mode of existence
  • in the characteristic New York style
  • a lonely way of life
  • in an abrasive fashion

Synonyms for manner in the sense of this definition

(manner is a kind of ...) a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

"a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"

(... is a kind of manner ) a way of doing or being

"in no wise" "in this wise"

(... is a kind of manner ) a distinguishing style

"this room needs a woman's touch"

(... is a kind of manner ) the way something is organized or arranged

"it takes time to learn the setup around here"

(... is a kind of manner ) a manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes

(... is a kind of manner ) a particular mode in which something is manifested

"his resentment took the form of extreme hostility"

(... is a kind of manner ) the manner in which something fits

"I admired the fit of her coat"

(... is a kind of manner ) the manner in which fabric hangs or falls

"she adjusted the drape of her skirt"

(... is a kind of manner ) the style of a particular artist or school or movement

"an imaginative orchestral idiom"

(... is a kind of manner ) the manner in which an electrical or mechanical device responds to an input signal or a range of input signals

Definition 3: a kind - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where manner or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • what manner of man are you?

(manner is a kind of ...) a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

"sculpture is a form of art" "what kinds of desserts are there?"

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