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Another word for tradition

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Noun
  1. Something immaterial, as a style or philosophy, that is passed from one generation to another

      1. A domesticated animal or a crop of a traditional breed, usually not widely produced for commercial purposes.
      2. The status acquired by a person through birth; a birthright:
      3. Property that is or can be inherited; an inheritance.
      1. (Biology) The process of genetic transmission of characteristics from parent or ancestor to offspring.
      2. Something regarded as a heritage:
      3. The action of inheriting something:
      1. An individual who is either an applicant to an educational institution or a matriculated student and is the child of an alumna or alumnus.
      2. Money or property given to another by will.
      3. Something handed down from an ancestor or a predecessor or from the past:
    See also:

    affect

  2. A body of traditional beliefs and notions accumulated about a particular subject

      1. A body of widely accepted but usually specious notions about a place, a group, or an institution:
      2. All of the unwritten traditional beliefs, legends, sayings, customs, etc. of a culture
      3. The comparative study of folk knowledge and culture.
      1. All such stories belonging to a particular group of people
      2. An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical.
      3. An inscription or title on an object, such as a coin.
      1. The space between the eye and the upper edge of the bill of a bird or between the eye and the nostril of a snake or fish
      2. (Archaic) A teaching or being taught; instruction
      3. Accumulated knowledge or beliefs held by a group about a subject, especially when passed from generation to generation by oral tradition.
      1. Such stories considered as a group:
      2. A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society:
      3. Such stories collectively; mythology
      1. A body or collection of myths belonging to a people and addressing their origin, history, deities, ancestors, and heroes.
      2. The science or study of myths
      3. The field of scholarship dealing with the systematic collection and study of myths.
      1. Anything delivered by word of mouth: a word, speech, conversation, or similar; a story, tale, or legend, especially a poetic tale.
      2. Myth.
      3. Mythology.
    See also:

    knowledge

Another word for tradition

Noun
  1. The process of preserving orally

      1. A popular but unfounded belief.
      2. All of the unwritten traditional beliefs, legends, sayings, customs, etc. of a culture
      3. The comparative study of folk knowledge and culture.
      1. All such stories belonging to a particular group of people
      2. An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical.
      3. A title, brief description, or key accompanying an illustration or map
      1. A story that is not true; falsehood
      2. A story about legendary persons and exploits.
      3. A myth or legend
      1. A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal:
      2. A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society:
      3. Such stories collectively; mythology
      1. The space between the eye and the upper edge of the bill of a bird or between the eye and the nostril of a snake or fish
      2. (Archaic) A teaching or being taught; instruction
      3. Accumulated knowledge or beliefs held by a group about a subject, especially when passed from generation to generation by oral tradition.
      1. A historical account based on such data
      2. Historical data consisting of personal recollections, usually in the form of a tape-recorded interview
      3. An audiotape, videotape, or written account of such an interview or interviews.
    See also:

    story

  2. Cultural heritage

      1. Any practice, action, or procedure performed or observed regularly, consistently, etc.
      2. A set form or system of rites, religious or otherwise
      3. The body of ceremonies or rites used in a place of worship or by an organization:
      1. Moral attitudes.
      2. Ways of thinking and behaving shared generally by a society or group
      3. The accepted traditional customs and usages of a particular social group.
      1. A statement describing a relationship observed to be invariable between or among phenomena for all cases in which the specified conditions are met:
      2. Something, such as an order or a dictum, having absolute or unquestioned authority:
      3. Legal action or proceedings; litigation:
    See also:

    culture

    custom

  3. A belief

      1. A manner of acting, feeling, or thinking that shows one's disposition, opinion, etc.
      2. The position or posture assumed by the body in connection with an action, feeling, mood, etc.
      3. A manner of thinking, feeling, or behaving that reflects a state of mind or disposition:
      1. The last step in a reasoning process; judgment, decision, or opinion formed after investigation or thought
      2. The proposition concluded from one or more premises; a deduction.
      3. The result or outcome of an act or process:
      1. The gist or significance:
      2. A plan, purpose, or goal:
      3. A sense that something can happen; a notion or expectation:
    See also:

    belief

    opinion