Associations to the word «Orthodox»


ORTHODOX, adjective. Conforming to the established, accepted or traditional doctrines of a given ideology, faith or religion. [from 15th c.]
ORTHODOX, adjective. Adhering to whatever is traditional, customary or generally accepted.
ORTHODOX, adjective. (botany) (of seed, pollen, spores) Viable for a long time, viable when dried to low moisture content.
ORTHODOX, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Eastern Orthodox Church.
ORTHODOX, adjective. Of or pertaining to Orthodox Judaism.
ORTHODOX, adjective. Of or pertaining to Sunni Islam
ORTHODOX CHURCH, noun. The Eastern body of Christendom
ORTHODOX CHURCH, noun. That part of Christendom apart from the Catholic Church
ORTHODOX CHURCH, noun. Any non-Catholic Church
ORTHODOX CHURCH, noun. The Eastern Orthodox Church
ORTHODOX CHURCHES, noun. Plural of Orthodox Church
ORTHODOX JEW, noun. An adherent of Orthodox Judaism
ORTHODOX JEWS, noun. Plural of Orthodox Jew
ORTHODOX JUDAISM, proper noun. The most traditional Rabbinic branch of Judaism, believing the written Torah and the oral Torah were literally given to Moses by God.
ORTHODOX SPIN, noun. (cricket) finger spin

Dictionary definition

ORTHODOX, adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism; "Orthodox Judaism".
ORTHODOX, adjective. Adhering to what is commonly accepted; "an orthodox view of the world".
ORTHODOX, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Wise words

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