Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun custom

4 senses of custom

Sense 1
custom, usage, usance -- (accepted or habitual practice)
       => practice, pattern -- (a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern")
       => survival -- (something that survives)

Sense 2
custom, tradition -- (a specific practice of long standing)
       => practice -- (knowledge of how something is usually done; "it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner")

Sense 3
customs, customs duty, custom, impost -- (money collected under a tariff)
       => duty, tariff -- (a government tax on imports or exports; "they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries")

Sense 4
custom -- (habitual patronage; "I have given this tailor my custom for many years")
       => trade, patronage -- (the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers; "even before noon there was a considerable patronage")

Antonyms of adj custom

1 sense of custom

Sense 1
custom-made (vs. ready-made), custom -- (made according to the specifications of an individual)


Similarity of adj custom

1 sense of custom

Sense 1
custom-made (vs. ready-made), custom -- (made according to the specifications of an individual)
       => bespoke, bespoken, made-to-order, tailored, tailor-made -- ((of clothing) custom-made)
       => custom-built, made-to-order -- (built for a particular individual)

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