V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. to shape or alter for a particular purpose; 2. to make clothes for a particular person

Synonyms: alter, shape, fit, customize, adapt, fashion, fabricate


Tips: A tailor is someone who makes and alters clothes to fit a particular person. Thus, to tailor is "to fit" or "to create clothes." Tailor is also used to discuss fitting or shaping something for a particular purpose.

Usage Examples:

We need to tailor our marketing efforts to fit our customer. (shape, adapt)

My new suit was beautifully tailored and fits me perfectly. (fitted, fashioned)

We tailor our business approach to each client individually to provide the most customized solutions possible. (shape, customize)

My pants are too long, so I'll just have them tailored to fit. (altered)

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