tradition / trəˈdɪʃ ən /


tradition 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. the handing down of statements, beliefs, legends, customs, information, etc., from generation to generation, especially by word of mouth or by practice: a story that has come down to us by popular tradition.
  2. something that is handed down: the traditions of the American South.
  3. a long-established or inherited way of thinking or acting: The rebellious students wanted to break with tradition.
  4. a continuing pattern of culture beliefs or practices.
  5. a customary or characteristic method or manner: The winner took a victory lap in the usual track tradition.
  6. Theology. body of laws and doctrines, or any one of them, held to have been received from Moses and originally handed down orally from generation to generation. a body of teachings, or any one of them, held to have been delivered by Christ and His apostles but not originally committed to writing. a hadith.
  7. Law. an act of handing over something to another, especially in a formal legal manner; delivery; transfer.

tradition 近义词

n. 名词 noun

established practice


  1. Continue this new tradition of leisurely strolls filled with sniffing, socializing, and observing as life picks up again.
  2. Although in-person challenges weren’t possible this year, Kellermann and Ferrara kept the tradition alive with a series of virtual challenges.
  3. People are also finding new ways to experience old traditions.
  4. We begin, in fine Hot Takedown tradition, by talking about something that happened shortly after we recorded this week’s episode.
  5. There, he was further immersed in a storytelling tradition that set him up for a lifetime of bringing stories to life.
  6. We've managed to survive, and I want to be a part of that tradition.
  7. By tradition, the speaker of the House never participates in debates in the House and remains silent.
  8. The tradition has lasted ever since, being seen as a great natural hangover remedy throughout the world.
  9. AirAsia, on the other hand, is a relatively new carrier, an upstart in the tradition of Southwest Airlines in the United States.
  10. Outside of Iran, Rigi's “confession” seemed like another in the long tradition of statements extracted from prisoners there.
  11. In every colony the "starving time," even if it had ever existed, was now no more than an ancient tradition.
  12. Tradition alone preserves the memory of men and places across the ages and renders real to us what has long ceased to exist.
  13. Fairmile Common is associated, in local tradition, with the following tragedy.
  14. Somers related an anecdote, well worthy to be remembered, which had been preserved by tradition in the noble house of De Vere.
  15. There was more than one tradition in the berserker Scotch family to bear out the truth of it.