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NOUN (1)

1. a person whose occupation is making and altering garments;
[syn: tailor, seamster, sartor]


VERB (3)

1. adjust to a specific need or market;
- Example: "a magazine oriented towards young people"
- Example: "tailor your needs to your surroundings"
[syn: tailor, orient]

2. style and tailor in a certain fashion;
- Example: "cut a dress"
[syn: cut, tailor]

3. create (clothes) with cloth;
- Example: "Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"
[syn: sew, tailor, tailor-make]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Silversides \Sil"ver*sides`\, n. (Zool.) Any one of several species of small fishes of the family Atherinidae, having a silvery stripe along each side of the body. The common species of the American coast (Menidia notata) is very abundant. Called also silverside, sand smelt, friar, tailor, and tinker. [1913 Webster] Brook silversides (Zool.), a small fresh-water North American fish (Labadesthes sicculus) related to the marine silversides. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tailor \Tai"lor\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tailored; p. pr. & vb. n. Tailoring.] To practice making men's clothes; to follow the business of a tailor. [1913 Webster] These tailoring artists for our lays Invent cramped rules. --M. Green. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tailor \Tai"lor\, n. [OF. tailleor, F. tailleur, fr. OF. taillier, F. tailler to cut, fr. L. talea a rod, stick, a cutting, layer for planting. Cf. Detail, Entail, Retail, Tally, n.] 1. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men's garments; also, one who cuts out and makes ladies' outer garments. [1913 Webster] Well said, good woman's tailor . . . I would thou wert a man's tailor. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) (a) The mattowacca; -- called also tailor herring. (b) The silversides. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zool.) The goldfish. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Salt-water tailor (Zool.), the bluefish. [Local, U. S.] --Bartlett. Tailor bird (Zool.), any one of numerous species of small Asiatic and East Indian singing birds belonging to Orthotomus, Prinia, and allied genera. They are noted for the skill with which they sew leaves together to form nests. The common Indian species are Orthotomus longicauda, which has the back, scapulars, and upper tail coverts yellowish green, and the under parts white; and the golden-headed tailor bird (Orthotomus coronatus), which has the top of the head golden yellow and the back and wings pale olive-green. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tailor n 1: a person whose occupation is making and altering garments [syn: tailor, seamster, sartor] v 1: adjust to a specific need or market; "a magazine oriented towards young people"; "tailor your needs to your surroundings" [syn: tailor, orient] 2: style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress" [syn: cut, tailor] 3: create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?" [syn: sew, tailor, tailor-make]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

106 Moby Thesaurus words for "tailor": accommodate, accord, accustom, adapt, adjust, adjust to, alter, assimilate, attune, block out, busheler, bushelman, carve, cast, change, chisel, clothier, conform, convert, coordinate, costumier, couturier, create, cut, cut to, dovetail, dressmaker, efform, equalize, fashion, figure, fit, fitter, fix, forge, form, formalize, found, frame, furrier, garmentmaker, gear to, harmonize, hew, homologate, homologize, key to, knead, knock out, lay out, lick into shape, make plumb, make uniform, measure, mint, model, modify, modiste, mold, mould, needle, needleman, needler, needlewoman, needleworker, outfitter, proportion, put in tune, quadrate, reconcile, rectify, regulate, right, rough out, roughcast, roughhew, sartor, sculpt, sculpture, seamster, seamstress, sempster, set, set right, sew, sew up, sewer, shape, shape up, similarize, square, stamp, stitch, stretch, style, suit, sync, synchronize, tailleur, tailoress, thermoform, trim to, true, true up, tune, work