custom-tailor
transitive verb Date: 1895 to alter, plan, or build according to individual specifications or needs

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  • custom-tailor — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to treat, alter, plan, or build according to individual specifications or needs new tenants … find that they live in a model city, custom tailored to their needs Dupont Magazine * * * /kus teuhm tay leuhr/,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • custom-tailor — /kus teuhm tay leuhr/, v.t. to modify to fit a specific use or need; tailor make. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • custom-tailor — cus′tom tai′lor v. t. cvb to modify for a specific use or need • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • Operation Custom Tailor — Operation Custom Taylor USS Hanson firing on the North Vietnamese coast, 1972. Objective Mine the port of Haiphong, North Vietnam. Date …   Wikipedia

  • custom — [kus′təm] n. [ME < OFr costume < L consuetudo < consuescere, to accustom < com , intens. + suescere, to become accustomed < suere, to be accustomed, akin to suus, one s own: for IE base see SUICIDE] 1. a usual practice or habitual… …   English World dictionary

  • custom — /kus teuhm/, n. 1. a habitual practice; the usual way of acting in given circumstances. 2. habits or usages collectively; convention. 3. a practice so long established that it has the force of law. 4. such practices collectively. 5. Sociol. a… …   Universalium

  • custom — cus•tom [[t]ˈkʌs təm[/t]] n. 1) a habitual practice; the usual way of acting in given circumstances 2) habits or usages collectively; convention 3) a practice so long established that it has the force of law 4) such practices collectively 5) +law …   From formal English to slang

  • custom — I. noun Etymology: Middle English custume, from Anglo French, from Latin consuetudin , consuetudo, from consuescere to accustom, from com + suescere to accustom; akin to suus one s own more at suicide Date: 13th century 1. a. a usage or practice… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Custom Made — is a horse that was ridden by American David O Connor at the international level in the sport of eventing. Olympic medal record Equestrian Gold 2000 Sydney Individual eventing Stable Name: Tailor Color: Dark Bay Markings: Star, stripe Height:… …   Wikipedia

  • tailor-made — [adj] custom made comfortable, custom built, custom fit, fitted, made tomeasure, made to order, perfect, snug, suitable, suited, tailored; concept 558 …   New thesaurus

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