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Definition of Manner


  1. Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion.
  2. Characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one's self, or the like; bearing; habitual style.
  3. Customary method of acting; habit.
  4. Carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address.
  5. The style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist.
  6. Certain degree or measure; as, it is in a manner done already.
  7. Sort; kind; style; -- in this application sometimes having the sense of a plural, sorts or kinds.

Manner Quotations

In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future. - Alex Haley
In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.
Alex Haley

Science is a way of life. Science is a perspective. Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding in a manner that's precise, predictive and reliable - a transformation, for those lucky enough to experience it, that is empowering and emotional.
Brian Greene

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale

I think that is a better thing than thanksgiving: thanks-living. How is this to be done? By a general cheerfulness of manner, by an obedience to the command of Him by whose mercy we live, by a perpetual, constant delighting of ourselves in the Lord, and by a submission of our desires to His will.
Charles Spurgeon

In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Manner Translations

manner in Afrikaans is wys, wyse
manner in Danish is maner
manner in Dutch is trant, wijze, manier
manner in Finnish is tapa
manner in German is Weise, art
manner in Italian is metodo, esibirsi, fare
manner in Latin is ratio, ratio
manner in Portuguese is maneira, modo
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