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I read mostly Irish, African, Japanese, South American, and African writers. You can count on Scandinavian literature for a certain kind of darkness, a modern mythic style.
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Meaning of "style" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD STYLE

From Latin stylus, stilus writing implement, hence characteristics of the writing, style.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF STYLE

style  [staɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STYLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Style is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb style in English.

WHAT DOES STYLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Style

Style may refer to: ▪ Style, an aspect of literary composition ▪ Style, style in art and painting ▪ Architectural style ▪ Automotive styling, commonly known as Stylist and Styling in the Automotive Industry. ▪ Design, the process of creating something ▪ Fashion, a prevailing mode of expression, e.g., clothing ▪ Format, various terms that refer to the style of different things ▪ Human physical appearance ▪ Hairstyle Style, in specific fields, may also refer to: ▪ In typeface, one of the three traditional design features along with size and weight ▪ Style, a stalk structure in female flower parts ▪ Style, a digestive structure in the midgut of many bivalve molluscs ▪ Style, titles or honorifics, including Chinese courtesy names...

Definition of style in the English dictionary

The first definition of style in the dictionary is a form of appearance, design, or production; type or make. Other definition of style is the way in which something is done. Style is also the manner in which something is expressed or performed, considered as separate from its intrinsic content, meaning, etc.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO STYLE

PRESENT

Present
I style
you style
he/she/it styles
we style
you style
they style
Present continuous
I am styling
you are styling
he/she/it is styling
we are styling
you are styling
they are styling
Present perfect
I have styled
you have styled
he/she/it has styled
we have styled
you have styled
they have styled
Present perfect continuous
I have been styling
you have been styling
he/she/it has been styling
we have been styling
you have been styling
they have been styling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I styled
you styled
he/she/it styled
we styled
you styled
they styled
Past continuous
I was styling
you were styling
he/she/it was styling
we were styling
you were styling
they were styling
Past perfect
I had styled
you had styled
he/she/it had styled
we had styled
you had styled
they had styled
Past perfect continuous
I had been styling
you had been styling
he/she/it had been styling
we had been styling
you had been styling
they had been styling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will style
you will style
he/she/it will style
we will style
you will style
they will style
Future continuous
I will be styling
you will be styling
he/she/it will be styling
we will be styling
you will be styling
they will be styling
Future perfect
I will have styled
you will have styled
he/she/it will have styled
we will have styled
you will have styled
they will have styled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been styling
you will have been styling
he/she/it will have been styling
we will have been styling
you will have been styling
they will have been styling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would style
you would style
he/she/it would style
we would style
you would style
they would style
Conditional continuous
I would be styling
you would be styling
he/she/it would be styling
we would be styling
you would be styling
they would be styling
Conditional perfect
I would have style
you would have style
he/she/it would have style
we would have style
you would have style
they would have style
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been styling
you would have been styling
he/she/it would have been styling
we would have been styling
you would have been styling
they would have been styling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you style
we let´s style
you style
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to style
Past participle
styled
Present Participle
styling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STYLE


butyl
ˈbjuːˌtaɪl
erectile
ɪˈrɛktaɪl
fertile
ˈfɜːtaɪl
freestyle
ˈfriːˌstaɪl
gentile
ˈdʒɛntaɪl
hairstyle
ˈhɛəˌstaɪl
hostile
ˈhɒstaɪl
infantile
ˈɪnfənˌtaɪl
infertile
ɪnˈfɜːtaɪl
inutile
ɪnˈjuːtaɪl
lifestyle
ˈlaɪfˌstaɪl
reptile
ˈrɛptaɪl
Stijl
staɪl
stile
staɪl
tactile
ˈtæktaɪl
textile
ˈtɛkstaɪl
tile
taɪl
utile
ˈjuːtaɪl
versatile
ˈvɜːsəˌtaɪl
volatile
ˈvɒləˌtaɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STYLE

stylar
stylate
style sheet
stylebook
stylee
styleless
stylelessness
styler
stylet
styli
stylie
styliferous
styliform
styling
styling brush
styling mousse
stylisation
stylise
styliser
stylish

WORDS THAT END LIKE STYLE

alpine-style
big-style
cotyle
doggy style
enstyle
house style
hypostyle
International Style
management style
metrostyle
New Style
nonstyle
old style
old-style
oldstyle
pentastyle
peristyle
prostyle
restyle
substyle

Synonyms and antonyms of style in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «STYLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «style» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of style

Translation of «style» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STYLE

Find out the translation of style to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of style from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «style» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

风格
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

estilo
570 millions of speakers

English

style
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शैली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أُسْلُوب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

стиль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

estilo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শৈলী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

style
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gaya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stil
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スタイル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

스타일
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gaya
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kiểu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாணி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शैली
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

stil
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

styl
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стиль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

stil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στυλ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

styl
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stil
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stil
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of style

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STYLE»

The term «style» is very widely used and occupies the 435 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STYLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about style

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10 QUOTES WITH «STYLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word style.
1
Chris Abani
I read mostly Irish, African, Japanese, South American, and African writers. You can count on Scandinavian literature for a certain kind of darkness, a modern mythic style.
2
Frank Auerbach
The unity in any painter's work arises from the fact that a person, brought to a desperate situation, will behave in a certain way... style.
3
Kylie Bax
I don't admire one particular style, but for evening events, I always look to Grace Kelly for inspiration.
4
Les Baxter
Well, that's the secret of commerciality, a simple style and you stick with it.
5
Andre Benjamin
I think it's real important to show style now. The majority of style right now is to act like you don't have style at all, so most companies are getting rich off clothes that look torn, clothes that look worn.
6
Derek Blasberg
Jess is not only a successful actress but also has a line of eco-friendly products called Honest that's become a million-dollar business. Jessica Alba an undercover businesswoman? That's my favorite kind of style - the kind with substance.
7
Matt Bomer
If you're wearing suits and you want to create your own sense of style, get to the tailor.
8
Laura Bell Bundy
When creating an album, one of the first things you have to think about is what you want your production style to be.
9
Sarah Caldwell
As the director of an opera, it is my responsibility to unify the style of the particular performance, but one can certainly approach the piece from different points of view. That's what makes it interesting and keeps it alive.
10
Chris Carter
I'm not involved on any social media; it's really not my style.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STYLE»

Discover the use of style in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to style and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The LabVIEW Style Book
This is the eBook version of the print title.
Peter A. Blume, 2007
2
Style
The co-creator of the "Kate Spade Home Collection" draws on her fashion expertise to present a guide to personal style, sharing practical information and modern dress etiquette guidelines in such areas as identifying flattering colors and ...
Kate Spade, Ruth A. Peltason, Julia E. Leach, 2004
3
The Chicago Manual of Style
Provides information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media.
‎2003
4
Style in the Technical and Tectonic Arts, Or, Practical ...
The enduring influence of the architect Gottfried Semper (1803-1879) derives primarily from his monumental theoretical foray Der Stil in der technischen und tektonischen K�nsten (1860-62), here translated into English for the first ...
Gottfried Semper, 2004
5
Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites
Offers advice for creating Web sites and pages that use the classic principles of design.
Patrick J. Lynch, Sarah Horton, 2008
6
Style
In Style, John Haynes provides a lively introduction to the study of expression in relation to meaning.
John Haynes, 2002
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The Elements of Style
The Elements of Style is a classic work which is intended for use in English courses in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature.
William Strunk, 2007
8
Style: Toward Clarity and Grace
This acclaimed book is a master teacher's tested program for turning clumsy prose into clear, powerful, and effective writing.
Joseph M. Williams, Gregory G. Colomb, 1995
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The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage
Offers more than six hundred alphabetically-arranged entries that provide guidelines on questions of spelling, punctuation, English usage, grammar, syntax, and style.
Allan M. Siegal, William G. Connolly, 1999
10
Style: The Art of Writing Well
"Style" is considered one of the greatest guides to writing well. Legendary among writers and critics, but lost for almost 40 years, "Style" is now back in a beautiful new edition, and remains as entertaining and informative as ever.
Frank Laurence Lucas, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STYLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term style is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Moto X Style vs OnePlus 2
The OnePlus 2 and Moto X Style (known as the Moto X Pure Edition in the US) were launched within 24 hours of each other, and both offer up a surprising level ... «TechRadar, Jul 15»
2
Hands on with Motorola's new Moto X Style
Motorola just announced the latest version of its flagship Moto X, which is now called the Moto X Style. It looks a lot like last year's Moto X, but it comes with a ... «The Verge, Jul 15»
3
Gangnam Style star Psy in car crash as Rolls Royce collides with bus
The Gangnam Style star was driving in Hangzhou when his stylish red motor bumped into a bus, leaving the front of his vehicle visibly damaged. According to ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Tommy Ton's Best Street-Style Pics From the Men's Shows
The inaugural New York Fashion Week: Men's has kicked off. Tommy Ton is in town documenting how the boys are beating the mid-July heat (and the ... «Style.com, Jun 15»
5
Food Recall Warning - President's Choice brand Moroccan-Style
Ottawa, May 25, 2015 - Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling President's Choice brand Moroccan-Style Hummus from the marketplace because it may contain ... «Canadian Food Inspection Agency, May 15»
6
The Music Mogul on Why the Fragrance Game “Needs” Him and …
Yeah, but I also like this style of commercial. I was brought up during that Calvin Klein time, and those sexy videos are part of what made me want to get into the ... «Style.com, May 15»
7
Southern Style
Of course, as the biggest African-American country artist in decades, he also brings a mildly utopian cast to songs like the endearing "Southern Style," about a ... «RollingStone.com, Mar 15»
8
Taylor Swift wins Woman Of The Year
Taylor Swift has won the prestigious Woman Of The Year award at the ELLE Style Awards 2015. Fellow singer and close friend Sam Smith was on hand to ... «Elle UK Magazine, Feb 15»
9
Exclusive: The Kanye West Interview
We looked at the photographs together and she improved my style, we improved each other. That's fascinating because a lot of designers don't work with a ... «Style.com, Feb 15»
10
Taylor Swift Releases 'Style' Music Video
After teasing the video on Instagram the past three days, Taylor Swift debuted the music video for her latest single on Good Morning America on Friday (the 13th ... «People Magazine, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Style [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/style>. Nov 2019 ».
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