What does time-honored mean?

Definitions for time-honored

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. time-honored, time-honoured(adj)

    acceptable for a long time

    "time-honored customs"

  2. time-honored, time-honoured(adj)

    honored because of age or long usage

    "time-honored institutions"


  1. time-honored(Adjective)

    honored because of great age, or long usage

Webster Dictionary

  1. Time-honored(adj)

    honored for a long time; venerable, and worthy of honor, by reason of antiquity, or long continuance


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of time-honored in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of time-honored in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joe Trippi:

    It’s a time-honored tradition, and a lot of candidates remember who was there early, who was willing to take the leap.

  2. Nathan Deal:

    From the early days of our nation and state, colleges have been treated as sanctuaries of learning where firearms have not been allowed. To depart from such time-honored protections should require overwhelming justification. I do not find that such justification exists.

  3. Jimmy Carter:

    We live in a time of transition, an uneasy era which is likely to endure for the rest of this century. During the period we may be tempted to abandon some of the time-honored principles and commitments which have been proven during the difficult times of past generations. We must never yield to this temptation. Our American values are not luxuries, but necessities - not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself.

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