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synonyms for conventions

  • agreement
  • code
  • contract
  • covenant
  • custom
  • obligation
  • pact
  • compact
  • concordat
  • courtesy
  • decorum
  • etiquette
  • formalities
  • manners
  • order
  • politesse
  • propriety
  • treaty
  • good form
  • p's and q's

antonyms for conventions

MOST RELEVANT
  • disagreement
  • bad manners
  • impoliteness
  • rudeness
  • crudeness
  • impropriety
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How to use conventions in a sentence

I always thought that people wore it very very short if they despised the conventions of society.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
There are certain social conventions attached even to a Dragon Maid.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
It was the old earth music, and it drowned the recollection of social conventions and caste distinctions.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
New truth is only wanted to expand, not to destroy, our civil and often elegant conventions.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The newspapers had ridiculed such conventions, and they were looked upon as legitimate subjects for ridicule.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Other conventions, of more recent existence, have gone a whole bar's length beyond it.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
The delegate from Marion, like the mysterious person from Pulaski, was a stranger to state conventions.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
But when ratified by the people in their respective conventions, then it had a voice, and spoke authentically.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
However, it was too strong for his conventions, and he loitered behind in the confusion of merry departures.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
Must one, even in this desolate place, kow-tow to the conventions devised to prop up the weak and untrustworthy?
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO CONVENTIONS

  • agreement
  • code
  • compact
  • concordat
  • contract
  • conventions
  • courtesy
  • covenant
  • custom
  • decorum
  • etiquette
  • formalities
  • good form
  • manners
  • obligation
  • order
  • p's and q's
  • pact
  • politesse
  • propriety
  • treaty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.