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.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of customary in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of customary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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. John Stuart Mill:

    The despotism of custom is everywhere the standing hindrance to human advancement, being in unceasing antagonism to that disposition to aim at something better than customary,....

  5. Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa:

    The Act should make it an offence for a guardian or other person to enter into a lobola agreement or other customary arrangement or ceremony in respect of a person under the age of 18.

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