(Tra*di"tion), v. t. To transmit by way of tradition; to hand down. [Obs.]
The following story is . . . traditioned with very much credit amongst our English Catholics.Fuller.
(Tra*di"tion*al) a. [Cf. F. traditionnel, LL. traditionalis.]
1. 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. Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned. [R.] Shak.
(Tra*di"tion*al*ism) n. A system of faith founded on tradition; esp., the doctrine that all
religious faith is to be based solely upon what is delivered from competent authority, exclusive of rational
(Tra*di"tion*al*ist) n. An advocate of, or believer in, traditionalism; a traditionist.
(Tra*di"tion*al*ly), adv. In a traditional manner.
(Tra*di"tion*a*ri*ly) adv. By tradition.
(Tra*di"tion*a*ry) a. Traditional.
The reveries of the Talmud, a collection of Jewish traditionary interpolations.Buckminster.
(Tra*di"tion*a*ry), n.; pl. Traditionaries [Cf. F. traditionnare.] One, among the Jews,
who acknowledges the authority of traditions, and explains the Scriptures by them.
(Tra*di"tion*er Tra*di"tion*ist), n. [Cf. F. traditionniste.] One who adheres to tradition.
(Trad"i*tive) a. [L. tradere, traditum, to transmit, give up: cf. F. traditif.] Transmitted or transmissible
from father to son, or from age, by oral communication; traditional. [R.] Jer. Taylor.
Suppose we on things traditive divide.Dryden.