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Definitions for handed-down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. handed-down, tralatitious(adj)

    having been passed along from generation to generation

    "among Biblical critics a tralatitious interpretation is one received by expositor from expositor"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of handed-down in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of handed-down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hakubun Shimomura:

    We must accept the results humbly, the voters have handed down an extremely severe verdict.

  2. Julia Warrack:

    She loves hosting some holidays, loves cooking her recipes that have been handed down from the generations.

  3. Libby Mahoney:

    They created a community atmosphere, there was a familiarity between the traders and that came from being handed down amongst many families.

  4. Mark Lawrence:

    This has never been about exclusion, it’s about the freedom to practice and proclaim faith in Jesus Christ as it has been handed down to us.

  5. Ram Singh:

    He has challenged society and the judicial system. The death sentences handed down in this case should be carried out without delay and the appeals dismissed.

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