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custom - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'custom' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Custom [ n.]
- Frequent repetition of the same act; way of acting common to many; ordinary manner; habitual practice; usage; method of doing or living.
- Habitual buying of goods; practice of frequenting, as a shop, manufactory, etc., for making purchases or giving orders; business support.
- Long-established practice, considered as unwritten law, and resting for authority on long consent; usage. See Usage, and Prescription.
- Familiar aquaintance; familiarity.
- The customary toll, tax, or tribute.
- Duties or tolls imposed by law on commodities, imported or exported.
2 . Custom [ v. i.]
- To have a custom.
3 . Custom [ v. t.]
- To make familiar; to accustom.
- To supply with customers.
- To pay the customs of.

Meaning of 'custom' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . custom [ n]
Meaning (1):
- habitual patronage
Example in sentence:
  • I have given this tailor my custom for many years