made\ to\ order

made\ to\ order
adj. phr.
1. Made specially in the way the buyer wants instead of all the same in large amounts; made especially for the buyer.

Mr. Black's clothes were all made to order.

2. Just right.

The weather was made to order for the hike.


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  • made-to-order — adj made to order clothing, furniture etc is made for one particular customer ▪ made to order curtains …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • made-to-order — adj. 1. made specially for a specific purpose; of articles of manufacture. Contrasted with {mass produced}, {standard}. Syn: custom made. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. made or tailored to fit a specific person; of clothing. Contrasted with {off the rack} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • made-to-order — UK US adjective COMMERCE ► used to describe something made in a particular way because a customer asked for it to be made in that way: »The image consultancy also supplies made to order clothes for its clients …   Financial and business terms

  • made-to-order — [mād′tə ôr′dər] adj. 1. made to conform to the customer s specifications or measurements; custom made 2. perfectly suitable or conformable …   English World dictionary

  • made-to-order — adjective 1. ) made according to the specific requests of a particular person 2. ) exactly what you need for a particular purpose …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • made-to-order — adjective 1. (of clothing) custom made • Syn: ↑bespoke, ↑bespoken, ↑tailored, ↑tailor made • Similar to: ↑custom made, ↑custom 2. built for a particular individual …   Useful english dictionary

  • made-to-order — adj. made to order for * * * [ˌmeɪdtʊ ɔːdə] made to order for …   Combinatory dictionary

  • made-to-order — adjective Date: circa 1908 1. produced to supply a special or an individual demand ; custom made 2. ideally suited (as to a particular purpose) < started the double play on a made to order grounder > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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