Synonyms and Antonyms of tradition
1 an inherited or established way of thinking, feeling, or doing <the town tradition of having the oldest resident ride at the head of the parade> Synonyms convention, custom, heritage, prescription, rubric, rule Related Words ethic, form, mode, mores, norm, principles, standards, values; birthright, inheritance, legacy; folklore, lore, superstition; culture, lifestyle
2 the body of customs, beliefs, stories, and sayings associated with a people, thing, or place <according to tradition, this field was the site of a skirmish between the first settlers and the Native Americans living in the area> Synonyms legend, legendry, lore, myth, mythology, mythos, folkloreRelated Words folklife; information, knowledge, wisdom; anecdote, fable, folktale, old wives' tale, tale, yarn
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