cus|tom|ar|y

cus|tom|ar|y
cus|tom|ar|y «KUHS tuh MEHR ee», adjective, noun, plural -ar|ies.
–adj.
1. according to custom; as a habit; usual: »

a customary celebration, his customary friendliness. It is customary to exchange gifts at Christmas.

SYNONYM(S): habitual. See syn. under usual. (Cf.usual)
2. holding or held by custom; having to do with or established by custom, as distinguished from law: »

customary rent.

3. subject to feudal duties.
–n. Law.
1. Also, customaries. a collection of legal customs, or customary laws, as of a manor, city, or province.
2. a book or document containing them.
cus´tom|ar´i|ly, adverb.
cus´tom|ar´i|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cus´tom|ar´i|ly — cus|tom|ar|y «KUHS tuh MEHR ee», adjective, noun, plural ar|ies. –adj. 1. according to custom; as a habit; usual: »a customary celebration, his customary friendliness. It is customary to exchange gifts at Christmas. SYNONYM(S): habitual. See syn …   Useful english dictionary

  • cus|tom|er — «KUHS tuh muhr», noun. 1. a person who buys, especially a regular shopper at a particular store; buyer; purchaser: »This openhanded buying approach reflected a free spending public, but everyone was also agreed that the customer was getting more… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cus|tom|iz|er — «KUHS tuh MY zuhr», noun. 1. a person who makes or modifies something especially for a customer. 2. a person who rebuilds or otherwise alters an automobile, especially by using parts from different models …   Useful english dictionary

  • cus|tom — «KUHS tuhm», noun, adjective. –n. 1. any usual action or practice; habit: »It was his custom to rise early every morning. 2. the accepted way of acting in a community or other group; convention; tradition. SYNONYM(S): propriety, etiquette. 3. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cus´tom|ar´i|ness — cus|tom|ar|y «KUHS tuh MEHR ee», adjective, noun, plural ar|ies. –adj. 1. according to custom; as a habit; usual: »a customary celebration, his customary friendliness. It is customary to exchange gifts at Christmas. SYNONYM(S): habitual. See syn …   Useful english dictionary

  • cus´tom|er|less — cus|tom|er «KUHS tuh muhr», noun. 1. a person who buys, especially a regular shopper at a particular store; buyer; purchaser: »This openhanded buying approach reflected a free spending public, but everyone was also agreed that the customer was… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cus|tom-built — «KUHS tuhm BIHLT», adjective. made or built to order; not ready made: »custom built homes …   Useful english dictionary

  • cus|tom-made — «KUHS tuhm MAYD», adjective. made to order or measure; made especially for an individual; not ready made: »a custom made suit …   Useful english dictionary

  • cus|tom-tai|lor — «KUHS tuhm TAY luhr», transitive verb. = tailor make. (Cf. ↑tailor make) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cus|tom|a|ble — «KUHS tuh muh buhl», adjective. = dutiable. (Cf. ↑dutiable) …   Useful english dictionary

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