Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hand-down

1 sense of hand down

Sense 1
hand down -- (passed on, as by inheritance; "This ring was handed down through many generations")
       => pass on -- (give to or transfer possession of; "She passed the family jewels on to her daughter-in-law")

Antonyms of adj handed-down

1 sense of handed-down

Sense 1
handed-down, tralatitious -- (having been passed along from generation to generation; "among Biblical critics a tralatitious interpretation is one received by expositor from expositor")

INDIRECT (VIA traditional) -> nontraditional, untraditional -- (not conforming to or in accord with tradition; "nontraditional designs"; "nontraditional practices")

Similarity of adj handed-down

1 sense of handed-down

Sense 1
handed-down, tralatitious -- (having been passed along from generation to generation; "among Biblical critics a tralatitious interpretation is one received by expositor from expositor")
       => traditional (vs. nontraditional) -- (consisting of or derived from tradition; "traditional history"; "traditional morality")

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