Tradition vs Reputation - What's the difference?

tradition | reputation |

As nouns the difference between tradition and reputation

is that tradition is tradition while reputation is reputation.



(en noun)
  • A part of culture that is passed from person to person or generation to generation, possibly differing in detail from family to family, such as the way to celebrate holidays.
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  • * {{quote-book, year=1928, author=Lawrence R. Bourne
  • , title=Well Tackled! , chapter=2 citation , passage=Evidently he did not mean to be a mere figurehead, but to carry on the old tradition of Wilsthorpe's; and that was considered to be a good thing in itself and an augury for future prosperity.}}
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  • A commonly held system. (rfex)
  • The act of delivering into the hands of another; delivery.
  • * Blackstone
  • A deed takes effect only from the tradition or delivery.

    Derived terms

    * traditional * traditionally * traditionalism


    * (a commonly held system) doctrine


    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To transmit by way of tradition; to hand down.
  • * Fuller
  • The following story is traditioned with very much credit amongst our English Catholics.



    (en noun)
  • What somebody is known for.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1529 , author=John Frith , by= , title=A pistle to the Christen reader. The Revelation of Antichrist: Antithesis, citation , chapter= , isbn= , publisher=Luft [i.e. Hoochstraten] , location= , editor= , volume_plain= , page=117 , passage=And Balaam (or as the trueth of the hebrewe hath Bileam) doth signifie the people of no reputation / or the vayne people or they that are not counted for people. }}

    Usage notes

    * Adjectives often applied to "reputation": good, great, excellent, bad, stellar, tarnished, evil, damaged, dubious, spotless, terrible, ruined, horrible, lost, literary, corporate, global, personal, academic, scientific, posthumous, moral, artistic.


    * name

    Derived terms

    * reputational