An example of a tradition is eating turkey on Thanksgiving or putting up a tree on Christmas.
Cultural practices that are preserved by tradition.
Satire in the tradition of Jonathan Swift.
The realist tradition in literature.
Origin of tradition
- Middle English tradicion from Old French from Latin trāditiō trāditiōn- from trāditus past participle of trādere to hand over, deliver, entrust trā-, trāns- trans- dare to give dō- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin trÄditiÅ, from the verb trÄdere.