Definitions for customaryˈkʌs təˌmɛr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cus•tom•ar•y*ˈkʌs təˌmɛr i(adj.)

  1. according to or depending on custom; usual; habitual.

  2. of or established by custom rather than law.

  3. Law. defined by long-continued practices.

    Category: Law

* Syn: See usual.

Origin of customary:

1515–25; < ML

cus•tom•ar•i•lyˌkʌs təˈmɛər ə li(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. customary(adj)

    in accordance with convention or custom

    "sealed the deal with the customary handshake"

  2. accustomed, customary, habitual, wonted(a)(adj)

    commonly used or practiced; usual

    "his accustomed thoroughness"; "took his customary morning walk"; "his habitual comment"; "with her wonted candor"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. customary(adjective)ˈʌstəmˌɛri

    usual in a particular place or situation

    It is customary for mourners to wear white.

  2. customaryˈʌstəmˌɛri

    typical of a person

    a story narrated with her customary wit; the time of year when the band customarily travels

Wiktionary

  1. customary(Noun)

    A book containing laws and usages, or customs; a custumal.

  2. customary(Adjective)

    Agreeing with, or established by, custom; established by common usage; conventional; habitual.

  3. customary(Adjective)

    Holding or held by custom; as, customary tenants; customary service or estate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Customary(adj)

    agreeing with, or established by, custom; established by common usage; conventional; habitual

  2. Customary(adj)

    holding or held by custom; as, customary tenants; customary service or estate

  3. Customary(noun)

    a book containing laws and usages, or customs; as, the Customary of the Normans


Translations for customary

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

customary(adjective)

habitual; usually done etc

It is customary to eat turkey for Christmas dinner.

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