What is another word for Canonically?

Pronunciation: [kanˈɒnɪkli] (IPA)

Canonically, also known as traditionally or conventionally, refers to something that is established and recognized by a specific authority. It is often used in religious contexts to describe the accepted practices and beliefs within a particular faith. Synonyms for canonically include officially, orthodoxly, and authentically. These words convey the idea that something is backed by a legitimate source and is widely accepted as valid. Other synonyms for canonically could be traditionally, dogmatically, or sanctioned. In a more general context, these synonyms could apply to anything that is considered standard or customary, rather than being a deviation from the norm.

What are the hypernyms for Canonically?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Canonically

As colonists they had been Canonically under the spiritual jurisdiction of the Bishop of London, a somewhat remote diocesan.
"A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer"
William Reed Huntington
The year of Dr. Magennis's death is uncertain; he seems, however, to have survived some years the accession of Queen Elizabeth, and on his death the see of Dromore became Canonically united with Ardagh.
"The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, August 1865"
Society of Clergymen
His principle evidently was, that it was far better for men to be unCanonically saved than Canonically damned.
"A Sketch of the Life and Labors of George Whitefield"
John Charles Ryle

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