steeped in tradition

Definition of steeped in tradition

  1. :  having many traditional parts a ceremony steeped in tradition

Word by Word Definitions

steepplay steeped
  1. :  lofty, high

    :  making a large angle with the plane of the horizon

    :  mounting or falling precipitously

  1. :  a precipitous place

  1. :  to soak in a liquid at a temperature under the boiling point (as for softening, bleaching, or extracting an essence)

    :  to cover with or plunge into a liquid (as in bathing, rinsing, or soaking)

    :  to saturate with or subject thoroughly to (some strong or pervading influence)

  1. :  the state or process of being steeped

    :  a bath or solution in which something is steeped

  1. :  an inherited, established, or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior (such as a religious practice or a social custom)

    :  a belief or story or a body of beliefs or stories relating to the past that are commonly accepted as historical though not verifiable

    :  the handing down of information, beliefs, and customs by word of mouth or by example from one generation to another without written instruction

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to cast off or become cast off

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