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or·tho·dox

 (ôr′thə-dŏks′)
adj.
1. Adhering to the accepted or traditional and established faith, especially in religion.
2. Adhering to the Christian faith as expressed in the early Christian ecumenical creeds.
3. Orthodox
a. Of or relating to any of the churches or rites of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
b. Of or relating to Orthodox Judaism.
4. Adhering to what is commonly accepted, customary, or traditional: an orthodox view of world affairs.
n.
1. One that is orthodox.
2. Orthodox A member of an Eastern Orthodox church.

[Middle English orthodoxe, from Old French, from Late Latin orthodoxus, from Late Greek orthodoxos : Greek ortho-, ortho- + Greek doxa, opinion (from dokein, to think; see dek- in Indo-European roots).]

or′tho·dox′ly adv.

orthodox

(ˈɔːθəˌdɒks)
adj
1. conforming with established or accepted standards, as in religion, behaviour, or attitudes
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) conforming to the Christian faith as established by the early Church
[C16: via Church Latin from Greek orthodoxos, from orthos correct + doxa belief]
ˈorthoˌdoxly adv

Orthodox

(ˈɔːθəˌdɒks)
adj
1. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) of or relating to the Orthodox Church of the East
2. (Judaism) (sometimes not capital)
a. of or relating to Orthodox Judaism
b. (of an individual Jew) strict in the observance of Talmudic law and in personal devotions

or•tho•dox

(ˈɔr θəˌdɒks)

adj.
1. conforming to the approved form of any doctrine, philosophy, ideology, etc.
2. conforming to generally approved beliefs, attitudes, or modes of conduct.
3. customary or conventional; established.
4. sound or correct in mattters of theological doctrine or opinion.
5. conforming to the Christian faith as represented in the creeds of the early church.
6. (cap.) of, pertaining to, or designating the Eastern Church, esp. the Greek Orthodox Church.
7. (cap.) conforming to or characteristic of Orthodox Judaism.
[1575–85; < Late Latin orthodoxus right in religion < Late Greek orthódoxos=ortho- ortho- + -doxos, derivative of dóxa belief, opinion]
or′tho•dox`ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Orthodox - of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism; "Orthodox Judaism"
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
2.orthodox - adhering to what is commonly accepted; "an orthodox view of the world"
conservative - resistant to change
standard - established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the classical argument between free trade and protectionism"
unorthodox - breaking with convention or tradition; "an unorthodox lifestyle"
3.Orthodox - of or relating to or characteristic of the Eastern Orthodox Church
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"

orthodox

orthodox

adjective
1. Adhering to beliefs or practices approved by authority or tradition:
2. Conforming to established practice or standards:
Slang: square.
3. Generally approved or agreed upon:
4. Strongly favoring retention of the existing order:
noun
One who strongly favors retention of the existing order:
Translations
تَقْليدي الرأي، مُحافِظمُسْتَقيم الرأي، تَقليدي
konventionelortodoks
ortodox
hefîbundinnviîtekinn
griežtų pažiūrųtradicinisvisų priimtas
nemainīgsortodoksālsortodoksāls, tradicionāls
ortodoxný
onaylanmışyerleşik

orthodox

[ˈɔːθədɒks] ADJortodoxo

orthodox

[ˈɔːrθədɒks] adj
[belief, method, system] → orthodoxe
[church, Christian] → orthodoxe orthodox JewOrthodox Church n
the Orthodox Church → l'Église f orthodoxeorthodox Jew njuif/ive m/f orthodoxe

orthodox

adj
(Rel) → orthodox; the Orthodox (Eastern) Churchdie orthodoxe (Ost)kirche
(fig)konventionell; view, method, approach etcorthodox

orthodox

[ˈɔːθəˌdɒks] adjortodosso/a

orthodox

(ˈoːθədoks) adjective
1. (of beliefs etc) generally accepted. orthodox views.
2. (of people) holding such beliefs. She is very orthodox in her approach to grammar.
References in classic literature ?
They knew, these excellent old persons, that, by all established rule -- and, as regarded some of them, weighed by their own lack of efficiency for business -- they ought to have given place to younger men, more orthodox in politics, and altogether fitter than themselves to serve our common Uncle.
But then there were some sceptical Greeks and Romans, who, standing out from the orthodox pagans of their times, equally doubted the story of Hercules and the whale, and Arion and the dolphin; and yet their doubting those traditions did not make those traditions one whit the less facts, for all that.
The visitors were taken there and shown them, all neatly hung in rows, labeled conspicuously with the tags of the government inspectors--and some, which had been killed by a special process, marked with the sign of the kosher rabbi, certifying that it was fit for sale to the orthodox.
Clare came in, embraced his wife in true, orthodox, husbandly fashion, and then presented to her his cousin.
They go to hell," was my ready and orthodox answer.
I was aware, however, that his very ancient family had been noted, time out of mind, for a peculiar sensibility of temperament, displaying itself, through long ages, in many works of exalted art, and manifested, of late, in repeated deeds of munificent yet unobtrusive charity, as well as in a passionate devotion to the intricacies, perhaps even more than to the orthodox and easily recognisable beauties of musical science.
Van Helsing had taken the key of the hall door from the bunch, and locked the door in orthodox fashion, putting the key into his pocket when he had done.
In the depth of my heart there was no faith in my suffering, only a faint stir of mockery, but yet I did suffer, and in the real, orthodox way; I was jealous, beside myself .
Provincial diffidence, that slight varnish, the ephemeral flower, that down of the peach, had evaporated to the winds through the little orthodox counsels which the three Musketeers gave their friend.
Marriage is a civil affair in France, and in order to marry in an orthodox manner you must have papers which undeniably establish your identity.
Route toward Wind River Dangerous neighborhood Alarms and precautions A sham encampment Apparition of an Indian spy Midnight move A mountain defile The Wind River valley Tracking a party Deserted camps Symptoms of Crows Meeting of comrades A trapper entrapped Crow pleasantry Crow spies A decampment Return to Green River valley Meeting with Fitzpatrick's party Their adventures among the Crows Orthodox Crows
And it was orthodox, too, in its fidelity to the cardinal article of a seaman's faith, of which it was a single-minded confession.

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