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Custom vs. Customize — What's the Difference?

Custom vs. Customize — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Custom and Customize

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Custom

A traditional and widely accepted way of behaving or doing something that is specific to a particular society, place, or time
Custom demanded that a person should have gifts for the child
The old English custom of dancing round the maypole
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Customize

Modify (something) to suit a particular individual or task
The software can be customized to the developing needs of your students
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Custom

Regular dealings with a shop or business by customers
If you keep me waiting, I will take my custom elsewhere
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Customize

To make or alter to individual or personal specifications
Customize a van.
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Custom

Made or done to order; custom-made
A custom guitar
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Customize

To build or alter according to personal preferences or specifications.
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Custom

A traditional practice or usual way of doing something followed by a social group or people.
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Customize

To make to specifications.
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Custom

The tradition or body of such practices
The respect that is by custom accorded to the king.
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Customize

To make according to requirements.
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Custom

A habitual practice of a person
My custom of reading a little before sleep.
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Customize

Make to specifications;
I had this desk custom-made for me
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Custom

Habitual manner or practice
I am not by custom a coffee drinker.
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Customize

Make according to requirements;
Customize a car
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Custom

(Law) A common tradition or usage so long established that it has the force or validity of law.
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Custom

Habitual patronage, as of a store
Tried to obtain the custom of the wealthiest shoppers.
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Custom

Duties or taxes imposed on imported and, less commonly, exported goods.
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Custom

(used with a sing. verb) The governmental agency authorized to collect these duties.
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Custom

(used with a sing. verb) The place where goods and baggage entering a country are inspected by this agency
Go through customs.
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Custom

Tribute, service, or rent paid by a feudal tenant to a lord.
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Custom

Made to order
Custom suits.
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Custom

Specializing in the making or selling of made-to-order goods
A custom tailor.
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Custom

Frequent repetition of the same behavior; way of behavior common to many; ordinary manner; habitual practice; method of doing, living or behaving.
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Custom

Habitual buying of goods from one same vendor.
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Custom

(collectively) The habitual patrons (i.e. customers) of a business; business support.
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Custom

(legal) Long-established practice, considered as unwritten law, and resting for authority on long consent. Compare prescription.
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Custom

Traditional beliefs or rituals.
The Ancient Egyptian culture had many distinctive and interesting beliefs and customs; one custom was the mummification of the dead.
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Custom

A custom (made-to-order) piece of art, pornography, etc.
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Custom

(obsolete) Familiar acquaintance; familiarity.
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Custom

Toll, tax, or tribute.
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Custom

Created under particular specifications, specially to fit one's needs: specialized, unique, custom-made.
My feet are very large, so I need custom shoes.
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Custom

Own, personal, not standard or premade.
We can embroider a wide range of ready designs or a custom logo.
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Custom

(archaic) Accustomed; usual.
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Custom

To make familiar; to accustom.
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Custom

To supply with customers.
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Custom

To pay the customs of.
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Custom

To have a custom.
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Custom

Frequent repetition of the same act; way of acting common to many; ordinary manner; habitual practice; usage; method of doing or living.
And teach customs which are not lawful.
Moved beyond his custom, Gama said.
A customMore honored in the breach than the observance.
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Custom

Habitual buying of goods; practice of frequenting, as a shop, manufactory, etc., for making purchases or giving orders; business support.
Let him have your custom, but not your votes.
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Custom

Long-established practice, considered as unwritten law, and resting for authority on long consent; usage. See Usage, and Prescription.
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Custom

Familiar aquaintance; familiarity.
Age can not wither her, nor custom staleHer infinite variety.
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Custom

The customary toll, tax, or tribute.
Render, therefore, to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom.
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Custom

Duties or tolls imposed by law on commodities, imported or exported.
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Custom

To make familiar; to accustom.
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Custom

To supply with customers.
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Custom

To have a custom.
On a bridge he custometh to fight.
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Custom

To pay the customs of.
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Custom

Accepted or habitual practice
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Custom

A specific practice of long standing
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Custom

Money collected under a tariff
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Custom

Habitual patronage;
I have given this tailor my custom for many years
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Custom

Made according to the specifications of an individual
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