custom

/ˈkʌstəm/

  • Noun
  • an action or way of behaving that is usual and traditional among the people in a particular group or place
    1. tribal/local/family/ancient customs
    2. social customs
    3. an English/Indian custom
    4. It is the custom for the bride to wear a white dress on her wedding day.
    5. According to custom, the festivities begin at dusk.
    6. It's a matter of custom.
  • something that is done regularly by a person
    1. She had breakfast in bed, as was her custom. [=habit]
  • taxes or fees that are paid to the government when goods come into or go out of a country
    1. customs duties
  • the place at an airport, border, etc., where government officers collect customs on goods and look for things that people are trying to bring into a country illegally
    1. We went through customs at the airport without any difficulty.
    2. It took us a long time to clear customs at the border.
    3. a customs agent/officer/inspector
  • the practice of regularly going to the same shop or business to buy things or services
    1. As new shops have opened people have been taking their custom [=business] elsewhere.
  • made to fit the needs or requirements of a particular person
    1. custom furniture
    2. The new kitchen will have custom cabinets.
    3. custom designs
    4. custom [=custom-made] clothes
    5. a custom [=custom-built] home/motorcycle
  • doing work that fits the needs or requirements of a particular person
    1. a custom tailor
    2. a custom furniture shop

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shot, style, practice, fashion, routine, habit, policy, characteristic, manner, rite, observance, method, form, procedure, rule