Definition of Custom:

  1. Regular dealings with a shop or business by customers.

  2. A traditional and widely accepted way of behaving or doing something that is specific to a particular society, place, or time.

  3. Made or done to order for a particular customer.

  4. Practice or rule of conduct established in a particular community, locality, or trade, by long usage and obligatory on those within its scope. A valid custom must be certain, reasonable, not contrary to statute law, and of immemorial antiquity (see time immemorial). Also called custom and usage. Not to be confused with customs.

Synonyms of Custom

Mishnah, Spiritus Mundi, Sunna, Talmud, Action, Actions, Activity, Acts, Address, Affectation, Air, Ancient wisdom, Archetypal myth, Archetypal pattern, Assembled, Automatism, Bad habit, Bearing, Behavior, Behavior pattern, Behavioral norm, Behavioral science, Bienseance, Bon ton, Built, Business, Canon, Carriage, Carriage trade, Cast, Characteristic, Civility, Clientage, Clientele, Common law, Comportment, Conduct, Conformity, Constructed, Consuetude, Convenance, Convention, Conventional usage, Conventionalism, Conventionality, Correctness, Crafted, Created, Creature of habit, Culture pattern, Custom-built, Custom-made, Customs, Decency, Decorousness, Decorum, Demeanor, Deportment, Doing, Doings, Dues, Duty, Especially, Etiquette, Excise, Exclusively, Expressly, Extracted, Fabricated, Fashion, Fashioned, Fixture, Folk motif, Folklore, Folktale, Folkway, Force of habit, Forged, Form, Formality, Formed, Gathered, Gestures, Goings-on, Good form, Good name, Goodwill, Grown, Guise, Habit, Habit pattern, Habitude, Handcrafted, Handmade, Harvested, Haute couture, High fashion, Homemade, Homespun, Immemorial usage, Impost, Institution, Law, Legend, Levy, Lore, Machine-made, Machined, Made, Made to order, Maintien, Man-made, Manner, Manners, Manufactured, Market, Matter of course, Method, Methodology, Methods, Mien, Milled, Mined, Mode, Modus vivendi, Mold, Molded, Motions, Movements, Moves, Myth, Mythology, Observable behavior, Particularly, Patronage, Pattern, Peculiarity, Poise, Port, Pose, Posture, Practice, Praxis, Precedent, Precept, Prefab, Prefabricated, Prescription, Presence, Prevailing taste, Procedure, Proceeding, Processed, Proper thing, Propriety, Public, Purchasing public, Put together, Racial memory, Raised, Ready-for-wear, Ready-formed, Ready-made, Ready-prepared, Ready-to-wear, Refined, Repute, Ritual, Routine, Rubric, Rule, Rural market, Second nature, Seemliness, Shaped, Smelted, Social convention, Social science, Social usage, Specially, Stereotype, Stereotyped behavior, Stream of fashion, Style, Suburban market, Support, Swim, Tactics, Tailor-made, Tariff, Tax, To order, Toll, Tone, Trade, Tradition, Traditionalism, Traditionality, Traffic, Trend, Trick, Usage, Use, Vogue, Way, Way of life, Ways, Well-built, Well-constructed, Well-made, Wont, Youth market, Business, Patronage, Trade, Support, Tradition, Practice, Usage, Observance, Way, Convention, Procedure, Ceremony, Ritual, Ordinance, Form, Formality, Fashion, Mode, Manner

How to use Custom in a sentence?

  1. If you keep me waiting, I will take my custom elsewhere.
  2. The old English custom of dancing around the maypole.
  3. When traveling to another country and experiencing a new and unfamiliar culture, it is important to learn every important custom so you are not seen as impolite.
  4. As was his custom , his boss started off each morning by making a new pot of coffee and reading the paper at his desk.
  5. A custom guitar.
  6. The man saluted the other man when he entered the arena because he thought it was the proper custom there.

Meaning of Custom & Custom Definition