Associations to the word «Tradition»


TRADITION, noun. A part of culture that is passed from person to person or generation to generation, possibly differing in detail from family to family, such as the way to celebrate holidays.
TRADITION, noun. A commonly held system.
TRADITION, noun. The act of delivering into the hands of another; delivery.
TRADITION, verb. (obsolete) To transmit by way of tradition; to hand down.

Dictionary definition

TRADITION, noun. An inherited pattern of thought or action.
TRADITION, noun. A specific practice of long standing.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope