time-honored


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time-hon·ored

(tīm′ŏn′ərd)
adj.
Respected or adhered to because of age or age-old observance.

time′-hon`ored



adj.
revered or respected because of long observance or continuance: a time-honored custom.
Also, esp. Brit.,time′-hon`oured.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.time-honored - acceptable for a long time; "time-honored customs"
reputable - having a good reputation; "a reputable business"; "a reputable scientist"; "a reputable wine"
2.time-honored - honored because of age or long usage; "time-honored institutions"
honourable, honorable - worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect; "an honorable man"; "led an honorable life"; "honorable service to his country"

time-honored

adjective
Adhering to beliefs or practices approved by authority or tradition:
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two or three stories,) wide, neat, and free from any quaintness of architectural ornamentation; locust trees bordering the sidewalks (they call them acacias;) a stirring, business-look about the streets and the stores; fast walkers; a familiar new look about the houses and every thing; yea, and a driving and smothering cloud of dust that was so like a message from our own dear native land that we could hardly refrain from shedding a few grateful tears and execrations in the old time-honored American way.
I am told my lord, you have rich possessions in your own country and that you live in a splendid and time-honored palace.
I felt the structure of our time-honored militaristic arguments crumbling about me.
She was probably the very last person in town who still kept the time-honored spinning-wheel in constant revolution.
No Puseyite,[1] or conservative of any school, was ever more inflexibly attached to time-honored inconveniences than Dinah.
The result of this was that Newman found it impossible to convince him of certain time-honored verities.
I say, the most ungentlemanly trick a man can be guilty of is to come among the members of his profession with innovations which are a libel on their time-honored procedure.
On July 11, ICBC Mall, the e-commerce platform run by ICBC, launched the "e-plan" campaign together with the Time-honored Brand Working Committee of China General Chamber of Commerce.
95) for piano solo and vocal performances offers a time-honored selection of traditional favorites that includes Air (from 'Water Music Suite'); Ave Maria (from the 'First Prelude of Johann Sebastian Bach'); Ave Maria (Schubert); Bridal Chorus (from 'Lohengrin'); Canon in D; Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Liebestraum No.
Such is the case with Henry Louis Gates's annotated edition of Harriet Beecher Stowe's time-worn and time-honored Uncle Tom's Cabin, initially published in 1852 and, if we take President Abraham Lincoln seriously, one of the things that propelled the United States into the Civil War.
The popularity of the arrangement in a country top-heavy with spinsters and divorced women--and men unable to afford the expense of maintaining a full-time bride--has prompted Saudi religious authorities to observe a time-honored method for dealing with vice: renaming it virtue.
Commensurate with its exclusive location and surrounded by time-honored architecture, 985 Park, the first condominium residence to be built on Upper Park Avenue since the 1960's, will rise 15 stories to accommodate only seven full-floor duplex and triplex condominium apartments, each with unobstructed views of the avenue and the most luxurious amenities and finishes available.

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