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Definition of custom:

  1. Frequent repetition of the same act; established manner; the practice of frequenting a shop for the purchase of goods; usage; toll or tax.

Synonyms:

use of goods and services, manners, legacy, employment, culture, style, mores, fashion, charge account, type, business, taste, tailored, account, system, procedure, deviation, usage, design, matter of course, consumption, departure, tailor-made, conspicuous consumption, consuetude, utilisation, way, charge card, practise, local color, agree, method, cash-and-carry, bespoken, commercial, bespoke, attitude, traffic, consumable, customs duty, trade, exercise, credit, caveat emptor, usance, rite, pattern, precedent, patronage, rule, practice, commercially, characteristic, mode, strangeness, custom-tailored, utilization, daily life, unwritten law, impost, vogue, customised, springer, economic consumption, custom-built, institution, brand-name, comparison-shop, custom-made, cut-rate, use, acquisition, take to, form, made-to-order, branded, inheritance, ceremony, customized, usual, brand loyalty, mold, customs, as is someone's wont, common practice, tradition, irregularity, praxis, trick or treat, character, habitude.

Usage examples:

  • He was a very silent man by custom.

    - "Treasure Island", Robert Louis Stevenson.
  • Just an old custom.

    - "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman.
  • That was a good custom.

    - "Holidays & Happy-Days", Hamish Hendry.