Form and Style


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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

Style is a synonym for form in manner topic. In some cases you can use "Style" instead the word "Form" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like kind, type, ceremony, etiquette.
Nearby Words: formal, formation, formed, formality, formless
Synonyms for Form


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Style noun – The means or procedure for doing something.
Usage example: unfortunately, the club president's usual style is to make decisions without asking anyone's advice or approval

Form is a synonym for style in manner topic. You can use "Form" instead the word "Style" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as kind, characteristic, fashion, procedure.
Nearby Words: stylish, styling, styled, stylized, sty
Synonyms for Style

How words are described

preferred preferred form preferred style
old old form old style
particular particular form particular style
similar similar form similar style
Other adjectives: normal, usual, common, specific, complete, regular, current, standard, original, true, popular, actual, feminine, new, unique, traditional, classic, primary, basic, different, comic, modern.

Common collocations

robot form robot style robot

Both words in one sentence

  • Fan Fic / Soul Eater: Troubled Souls He makes the Crescent Moon kids spar in an attempt to make them more keen on analyzing and understanding their opponent just by looking at their fighting style and form.
  • When All You Have Is a Hammer Every style and form is based off of using these nine techniques to devastating effect.
  • Everything Is an Instrument Music has a long tradition behind it, and with any tradition comes traditions of form and style.
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