Student Thesaurus

One entry found for manner.
Entry Word: manner
Function: noun
Text: 1 manners plural
personal conduct or behavior as evaluated by an accepted standard of appropriateness for a social or professional setting <her table manners were so impeccable that she even knew how to use all five forks>
Synonyms etiquette, form, mores, proprieties
Related Words amenities, civilities, pleasantries; bearing, demeanor, deportment; courtesy, decorum, mannerliness, politeness; formalities, protocol, rules; air, attitude, carriage, poise, polish, pose, posture, presence; custom, habit, pattern, practice (also practise), trick, way, wont; convention, fashion, mode, style
2 a distinctive way of putting ideas into words <the former doctor writes her novels very much in the manner of someone who is used to observing the smallest detail> -- see STYLE 1
3 a number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common <fish and all manner of sea life on view at the aquarium> -- see SORT 1
4 the means or procedure for doing something <you happened to reach the correct answer, but your manner of solving the problem was all wrong> -- see METHOD