Definitions for customaryˈkʌs təˌmɛr i

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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"

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

  4. Origin: [OF. coustumier, F. coutumier.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aldous Huxley:

    It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.

  2. South Africa:

    Hosting the summit ... we had obligations in relation to the customary law insulating heads of state (from arrest).

  3. Isaac Herzog:

    I believe in a certain type of leadership that is not always customary in this region. I'm not a general. I don't give orders. I know how to work together.

  4. Leon Trotsky:

    The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.

  5. Sebastian Nystrom:

    With the agreement with Microsoft, as is customary, we have this transition and we can't do smartphones ... We have a time limit. In 2016 we can again enter that business, It would be crazy not to look at that opportunity. Of course we will look at it.

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