What is another word for customary?

Pronunciation: [kˈʌstəməɹi] (IPA)

Customary is a word that refers to something that is usual, traditional, or commonly practiced. It can also describe something that is expected or required in a particular situation. Some synonyms for customary include habitual, normal, typical, regular, familiar, established, standard, conventional, orthodox, and traditional. These words all indicate something that is ingrained in the culture or community, and may have been passed down through generations. They can be used to describe a variety of behaviors, practices, or rituals that are considered the norm. When choosing a synonym for customary, it is important to consider the context and tone of the situation, as different words may convey different connotations.

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What are the opposite words for customary?

Antonyms for the word "customary" include unusual, atypical, unconventional, odd, unfamiliar, and irregular. When something is not customary, it means it is not usual or commonly practiced. Unusual suggests something that is rare or unexpected, while atypical describes something that deviates from the norm. An unconventional behavior is one that goes against traditional or societal norms, and odd refers to something that is strange or peculiar. When something is unfamiliar, it means it is not known or recognized, and irregular describes something that is not regular or consistent. Antonyms for "customary" are useful in describing things that are different or distinct from what is expected or normal.

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Usage examples for Customary

It is customary for excursion steamers to "make" this island in their course to the North Cape, and to stand off and on for an hour to give passengers an opportunity to observe the birds and their interesting habits.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
"Use and wont," "old sisters of a day gone by," still demand what has been customary.
"A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam'"
Alfred Gatty
It is customary, also, to leave corrections with instruments.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Customary

  • Moreover, the concern of some that moving DNA among species would breach customary breeding barriers and have profound effects on natural evolutionary processes has substantially disappeared as the science revealed that such exchanges occur in nature.
    Paul Berg
  • History warns us that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
    Thomas Huxley
  • It is the customary fate of new truths, to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions.
    Thomas Huxley
  • As the winter set in with its customary Canadian severity the real trouble of the French began. They did not suffer from the cold, but they were dying of scurvy.
    Harry Johnston
  • Manners are of such great consequence to the novelist that any kind will do. Bad manners are better than no manners at all, and because we are losing our customary manners, we are probably overly conscious of them; this seems to be a condition that produces writers.
    Flannery O'Connor

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