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Definition of TRADITIONS

  • The transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation, or the fact of being passed on in this way
  • A long-established custom or belief that has been passed on in this way
  • An artistic or literary method or style established by an artist, writer, or movement, and subsequently followed by others
  • A doctrine believed to have divine authority though not in the scriptures, in particular
  • TRADITION, the passing from generation to generation of tales, beliefs, practices, etc [n]
  • (in Judaism) An ordinance of the oral law not in the Torah but held to have been given by God to Moses
  • (in Islam) A saying or act ascribed to the Prophet but not recorded in the Koran
  • (in Christianity) Doctrine not explicit in the Bible but held to derive from the oral teaching of Jesus and the Apostles