What does traditional mean?

Definitions for traditional
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word traditional.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. traditional(adj)

    consisting of or derived from tradition

    "traditional history"; "traditional morality"

  2. traditional(adj)

    pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines

    "the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished"

Wiktionary

  1. traditional(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.

  2. traditional(Adjective)

    Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.

  3. traditional(Adjective)

    In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Traditional(adj)

    of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures

  2. Traditional(adj)

    observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'traditional' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #976

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'traditional' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2612

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'traditional' in Adjectives Frequency: #121

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of traditional in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of traditional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeb Bush:

    I'm (for) traditional marriage.

  2. Ben Mussett:

    Traditional sports are kind of boring.

  3. Petros Moustakas:

    Traditional music was live until recently.

  4. John Beard:

    Part of that is the traditional Japanese diet.

  5. Jay Jacobs:

    We wanted to give you a traditional camp sweatshirt.

Images & Illustrations of traditional

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