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Definitions and Synonyms of tailor | Another word for tailor | What is tailor?

Definition 1: a person whose occupation is making and altering garments - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for tailor in the sense of this definition

(tailor is a kind of ...) a person who makes garments

(... is a kind of tailor ) someone who fits a garment to a particular person

Definition 2: adjust to a specific need or market - [verb of change]

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

  • a magazine oriented towards young people
  • tailor your needs to your surroundings

Synonyms for tailor in the sense of this definition

(tailor is a kind of ...) make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

"Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"

Definition 3: create (clothes) with cloth - [verb of creation]

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

  • Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?

Synonyms for tailor in the sense of this definition

(tailor is a kind of ...) make out of components (often in an improvising manner)

"She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"

(... is a kind of tailor ) make by sewing together quickly

"run up a skirt"

(... is a kind of tailor ) create by stitching together

Definition 4: style and tailor in a certain fashion - [verb of creation]

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

  • cut a dress

Synonyms for tailor in the sense of this definition

(tailor is a kind of ...) create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner

"Chanel designed the famous suit"

(... is a kind of tailor ) cut into gores

"gore a skirt"

(tailor belongs to category ...) the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior

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