Style vs Species - What's the difference?

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Style is a related term of species.


As a verb style

is .

As an adjective style

is elegant, stylish.

As a noun species is

.

style

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A manner of doing or presenting things, especially a fashionable one.
  • * Chesterfield
  • Style is the dress of thoughts.
  • * C. Middleton
  • the usual style of dedications
  • * I. Disraeli
  • It is style alone by which posterity will judge of a great work.
  • * Sir J. Reynolds
  • The ornamental style also possesses its own peculiar merit.
  • flair; grace; fashionable skill
  • As a dancer, he has a lot of style .
  • (botany) The stalk that connects the stigma(s) to the ovary in a pistil of a flower.
  • A traditional or legal term preceding a reference to a person who holds a title or post.
  • A traditional or legal term used to address a person who holds a title or post.
  • the style of Majesty
  • * Burke
  • one style to a gracious benefactor, another to a proud, insulting foe
  • (nonstandard) A stylus.
  • (obsolete) A pen; an author's pen.
  • (Dryden)
  • A sharp-pointed tool used in engraving; a graver.
  • A kind of blunt-pointed surgical instrument.
  • A long, slender, bristle-like process.
  • the anal styles of insects
  • The pin, or gnomon, of a sundial, the shadow of which indicates the hour.
  • (computing) A visual or other modification to text or other elements of a document, such as bold or italic.
  • applying styles to text in a wordprocessor
    Cascading Style Sheets

    Derived terms

    * stylish * stylist * hairstyle * style guide * style manual

    See also

    * substance

    Verb

    (styl)
  • To create or give a style, fashion or image.
  • To call or give a name or title.
  • * 1811 , Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility , chapter 10
  • Marianne‚Äôs preserver, as Margaret, with more elegance than precision, stiled (SIC) Willoughby, called at the cottage early the next morning to make his personal inquiries.

    Anagrams

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    species

    Noun

    (species)
  • A type or kind of thing.
  • * (Richard Holt Hutton) (1826-1897)
  • What is called spiritualism should, I think, be called a mental species of materialism.
  • # A group of plants or animals having similar appearance.
  • #* {{quote-magazine, date=2012-01
  • , author=Donald Worster, volume=100, issue=1, page=70, magazine=(American Scientist) , title= A Drier and Hotter Future , passage=Phoenix and Lubbock are both caught in severe drought, and it is going to get much worse. We may see many such [dust] storms in the decades ahead, along with species extinctions, radical disturbance of ecosystems, and intensified social conflict over land and water. Welcome to the Anthropocene, the epoch when humans have become a major geological and climatic force.}}
  • # A rank in the classification of organisms, below genus and above subspecies; a taxon at that rank.
  • #* 1859 , (Charles Darwin), (On the Origin of Species) :
  • Hence, in determining whether a form should be ranked as a species or a variety, the opinion of naturalists having sound judgment and wide experience seems the only guide to follow.
  • #*
  • Firstly, I continue to base most species treatments on personally collected material, rather than on herbarium plants.
  • #* {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= David Van Tassel], [http://www.americanscientist.org/authors/detail/lee-dehaan Lee DeHaan
  • , title= Wild Plants to the Rescue , volume=101, issue=3, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Plant breeding is always a numbers game.
  • # (label) A mineral with a unique chemical formula whose crystals belong to a unique crystallographic system.
  • An image, an appearance, a spectacle.
  • # (label) The image of something cast on a surface, or reflected from a surface, or refracted through a lens or telescope; a reflection.
  • # Visible or perceptible presentation; appearance; something perceived.
  • #* (John Dryden) (1631-1700)
  • Wit,the faculty of imagination in the writer, which searches over all the memory for the species or ideas of those things which it designs to represent.
  • #* (Isaac Newton) (1642-1727)
  • the species of the letters illuminated with indigo and violet
  • # A public spectacle or exhibition.
  • (Francis Bacon)
  • (label) Either of the two elements of the Eucharist after they have been consecrated, so named because they retain the image of the bread and wine before their transubstantiation into the body and blood of Christ.
  • Coin, or coined silver, gold, or other metal, used as a circulating medium; specie.
  • * (John Arbuthnot) (1667-1735)
  • There was, in the splendour of the Roman empire, a less quantity of current species in Europe than there is now.
  • A component part of compound medicine; a simple.
  • An officinal mixture or compound powder of any kind; especially, one used for making an aromatic tea or tisane; a tea mixture.
  • Usage notes

    * (specie) is a separate word that means coin money, not the singular version of (species). * See (species name).

    Derived terms

    * chemical species * endangered species * microspecies * ring species * subspecies

    See also

    * family * genus * kingdom * order * phylum * race * variety * binomial nomenclature