Form and Manner


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Form noun – Personal conduct or behavior as evaluated by an accepted standard of appropriateness for a social or professional setting.
Usage example: it's bad form to throw a tantrum on the court just because you lost a tennis match

Manner is a synonym for form in type topic. In some cases you can use "Manner" instead a noun "Form", when it comes to topics like kind, ceremony, way, method.
Nearby Words: formal, formation, formed, formality, formless
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Manner noun – The means or procedure for doing something.
Usage example: you happened to reach the correct answer, but the manner by which you solved the problem was all wrong

Form is a synonym for manner in method topic. You can use "Form" instead a noun "Manner", if it concerns topics such as way, kind, style, type.
Nearby Words: mannerly, mannerism, mannered, mannerless, mannerist
Synonyms for Manner

How words are described

similar similar form similar manner
normal normal form normal manner
usual usual form usual manner
specific specific form specific manner
Other adjectives: evil, feminine, traditional, unusual, odd, different, literal.

Both words in one sentence

  • Humans Through Alien Eyes The common Forerunner view is that Humans Are the Real Monsters and little different, in form and manner, from animals (mostly because the Forerunners made them that way).
  • Literature / Greyfriars Stern Teacher: Mr Quelch's firm but fair manner as a form master wins him the respect of most of the form.
  • Laser Blade His evolved form Seraphimon can also form one in a similar manner.
    Source: Laser Blade
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