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Style vs. Stile — What's the Difference?

Style vs. Stile — What's the Difference?

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Style

A particular procedure by which something is done; a manner or way
Different styles of management
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Stile

A stile is a structure or opening that provides people passage over or through a boundary via steps, ladders, or narrow gaps. Stiles are often built in rural areas along footpaths, fences, walls, or hedges that enclose animals, allowing people to move freely.
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Style

A distinctive appearance, typically determined by the principles according to which something is designed
The pillars are no exception to the general style
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Stile

An arrangement of steps that allows people but not animals to climb over a fence or wall.
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Style

Fashionable elegance and sophistication
The world-famous hotel attracts guests because of its style and taste
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Stile

A vertical piece in the frame of a panelled door or sash window.
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Style

(in a flower) a narrow, typically elongated extension of the ovary, bearing the stigma.
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Stile

A set or series of steps for crossing a fence or wall, usually constructed so as to allow humans but not livestock to pass.
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Style

(in an invertebrate) a small, slender pointed appendage; a stylet.
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Stile

A turnstile.
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Style

Archaic term for stylus (sense 2)
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Stile

A vertical member of a panel or frame, as in a door or window sash.
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Style

Design or make in a particular form
The yacht is well proportioned and conservatively styled
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Stile

A set of one or more steps surmounting a fence or wall, or a narrow gate or contrived passage through a fence or wall, which in either case allows people but not livestock to pass.
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Style

Designate with a particular name, description, or title
The official is styled principal and vice chancellor of the university
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Stile

A vertical component of a frame or panel, such as that of a door, window, or ladder.
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Style

The way in which something is said, done, expressed, or performed
A style of teaching.
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Stile

Obsolete form of style
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Style

The combination of distinctive features of literary or artistic expression, execution, or performance characterizing a particular person, group, school, or era.
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Stile

Obsolete form of style
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Style

Sort; type
A style of furniture.
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Stile

A pin set on the face of a dial, to cast a shadow; a style. See Style.
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Style

A quality of imagination and individuality expressed in one's actions and tastes
Does things with style.
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Stile

Mode of composition. See Style.
May I not write in such a stile as this?
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Style

A comfortable and elegant mode of existence
Living in style.
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Stile

A step, or set of steps, for ascending and descending, in passing a fence or wall.
There comes my master . . . over the stile, this way.
Over this stile in the way to Doubting Castle.
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Style

A mode of living
The style of the very rich.
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Stile

One of the upright pieces in a frame; one of the primary members of a frame, into which the secondary members are mortised.
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Style

The fashion of the moment, especially of dress; vogue
Clothes that are in style.
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Stile

An upright that is a member in a door or window frame
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Style

A particular fashion
The style of the 1920s.
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Style

A customary manner of presenting printed material, including usage, punctuation, spelling, typography, and arrangement
A manual of style.
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Style

A name or title
Businesses under the style of Wilson and Webber.
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Style

An implement used for etching or engraving.
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Style

A slender pointed writing instrument used by the ancients on wax tablets.
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Style

The needle of a phonograph.
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Style

The gnomon of a sundial.
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Style

(Botany) The usually slender part of a pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma.
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Style

(Zoology) A slender, tubular, or bristlelike process
A cartilaginous style.
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Style

(Medicine) A surgical probing instrument; a stylet.
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Style

(Obsolete) A pen.
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Style

To design or fashion in a certain way
Styled the new model after the classic sports cars.
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Style

To arrange (hair) in a certain way, as by cutting, coloring, or curling.
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Style

To call or name; designate
George VI styled his brother Duke of Windsor.
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Style

To make consistent with rules of style
Style a manuscript.
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Style

Senses relating to a thin, pointed object.
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Style

(historical) A sharp stick used for writing on clay tablets or other surfaces; a stylus; an instrument used to write with ink; a pen.
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Style

A tool with a sharp point used in engraving; a burin, a graver, a stylet, a stylus.
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Style

The gnomon or pin of a sundial, the shadow of which indicates the hour.
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Style

(botany) The stalk that connects the stigma(s) to the ovary in a pistil of a flower.
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Style

(surgery) A kind of surgical instrument with a blunt point, used for exploration.
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Style

(zoology) A small, thin, pointed body part.
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Style

(by extension from sense 1.1) A particular manner of expression in writing or speech, especially one regarded as good.
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Style

A legal or traditional term or formula of words used to address or refer to a person, especially a monarch or a person holding a post or having a title.
Monarchs are often addressed with the style of Majesty.
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Style

A particular manner of creating, doing, or presenting something, especially a work of architecture or art.
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Style

A particular manner of acting or behaving; (specifically) one regarded as fashionable or skilful; flair, grace.
As a dancer, he has a lot of style.
Backstabbing people is not my style.
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Style

A particular way in which one grooms, adorns, dresses, or carries oneself; (specifically) a way thought to be attractive or fashionable.
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Style

(computing) A visual or other modification to text or other elements of a document, such as boldface or italics.
Applying styles to text in a wordprocessor
Cascading Style Sheets
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Style

A set of rules regarding the presentation of text (spelling, typography, the citation of references, etc.) and illustrations that is applied by a publisher to the works it produces.
The house style of the journal
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Style

(transitive) To design, fashion, make, or arrange in a certain way or form (style)
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Style

To call or give a name or title to.
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Style

To create for, or give to, someone a style, fashion, or image, particularly one which is regarded as attractive, tasteful, or trendy.
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Style

To act in a way which seeks to show that one possesses style.
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Style

An instrument used by the ancients in writing on tablets covered with wax, having one of its ends sharp, and the other blunt, and somewhat expanded, for the purpose of making erasures by smoothing the wax.
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Style

Hence, anything resembling the ancient style in shape or use.
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Style

A pen; an author's pen.
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Style

Mode of expressing thought in language, whether oral or written; especially, such use of language in the expression of thought as exhibits the spirit and faculty of an artist; choice or arrangement of words in discourse; rhetorical expression.
High style, as when that men to kinges write.
Style is the dress of thoughts.
Proper words in proper places make the true definition of style.
It is style alone by which posterity will judge of a great work.
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Style

A sharp-pointed tool used in engraving; a graver.
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Style

Mode of presentation, especially in music or any of the fine arts; a characteristic of peculiar mode of developing in idea or accomplishing a result.
The ornamental style also possesses its own peculiar merit.
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Style

A kind of blunt-pointed surgical instrument.
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Style

Conformity to a recognized standard; manner which is deemed elegant and appropriate, especially in social demeanor; fashion.
According to the usual style of dedications.
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Style

A long, slender, bristlelike process, as the anal styles of insects.
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Style

Mode or phrase by which anything is formally designated; the title; the official designation of any important body; mode of address; as, the style of Majesty.
One style to a gracious benefactor, another to a proud, insulting foe.
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Style

The pin, or gnomon, of a dial, the shadow of which indicates the hour. See Gnomon.
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Style

A mode of reckoning time, with regard to the Julian and Gregorian calendars.
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Style

The elongated part of a pistil between the ovary and the stigma. See Illust. of Stamen, and of Pistil.
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Style

To entitle; to term, name, or call; to denominate.
How well his worth and brave adventures styled.
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Style

A particular kind (as to appearance);
This style of shoe is in demand
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Style

How something is done or how it happens;
Her dignified manner
His rapid manner of talking
Their nomadic mode of existence
In the characteristic New York style
A lonely way of life
In an abrasive fashion
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Style

A way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period;
All the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper
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Style

Distinctive and stylish elegance;
He wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer
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Style

The popular taste at a given time;
Leather is the latest vogue
He followed current trends
The 1920s had a style of their own
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Style

(botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
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Style

Editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display
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Style

A pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving;
He drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus
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Style

A slender bristlelike or tubular process;
A cartilaginous style
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Style

Designate by an identifying term;
They styled their nation `The Confederate States'
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Style

Make consistent with a certain fashion or style;
Style my hair
Style the dress
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Style

Make consistent with certain rules of style;
Style a manuscript
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