Tradition synonyms

trə-dĭsh'ən

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A story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events.
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Having a certain background, such as growing up with a second language.
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The arts, beliefs, customs, institutions, and other products of human work and thought considered as a unit, especially with regard to a particular time or social group:
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The tradition or body of such practices:
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A traditional story which embodies a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; a sacred narrative regarding a god, a hero, the origin of the world or of a people, etc.
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Folklore is defined as stories, customs and beliefs in a culture that are unwritten and passed down orally from generation to generation.
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The definition of habit is something that you do regularly, or an addiction.
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A conception in the mind of something to be done; a plan for doing something, an intention. [from 17th c.]
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The definition of a convention is a meeting or assembly of people who share a common interest or a convention is a method, practice, rule or custom.
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The process of preserving orally
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Any story told to excite wonder; common talk; the theme of talk.
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An individual who is either an applicant to an educational institution or a matriculated student and is the child of an alumna or alumnus.
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An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
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Faith, esp. religious faith
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A story or set of stories relevant to or having a significant truth or meaning for a particular culture, religion, society, or other group.
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Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate.
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A position of the body or manner of carrying oneself:
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1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page vii
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(Chiefly US) A floor or level of a building; a storey.
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A piece of testimony that is not usually admissible when given by a layperson, as in contrast to an opinion given by an expert witness.
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Of or constituting the special character; typical; distinctive
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Conforming to established practice or accepted standards; traditional:
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In keeping with custom, or usage; usual; habitual
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Of, having to do with, or characterized by great, often excessive, reverence for ancestors or tradition
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Appearing (solely) in legends.
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Conforming to the usual beliefs or established doctrines, as in religion or politics; approved or conventional [orthodox ideas]
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(Archaic) Sanctioned or authorized by long-standing custom or usage.
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Of, relating to, or in accord with tradition:
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Having authority based on custom, tradition, or usage rather than doctrine:
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Designating or of a person who has served in the armed forces
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The generally accepted meaning (of a word or expression)
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A systematic collection of regulations or rules of procedure or conduct:
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A custom, practice, relationship, or behavioral pattern of importance in the life of a community or society:
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The action of inheriting something:
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A body of myths associated with an event, individual, or institution:
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(Psychology) A subjective feeling experienced in response to a thought or other stimulus; mood, emotion, especially as demonstrated in external physical signs. [from 19th c.]
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Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study:
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All the facts and traditions about a particular subject that have been accumulated over time through education or experience.
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The process of preserving orally
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Historical data consisting of personal recollections, usually in the form of a tape-recorded interview
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The observance of set forms or rites, as in public worship
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A set of moral norms or customs derived from generally accepted practices rather than written laws.
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Long-continued or established practice; habitual or customary use or way of acting; custom; habit
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