[ˈɔː_θ_ə_d_ˌɒ_k_s], [ˈɔːθədˌɒks], [ˈɔːθədˌɒks]

Definitions of orthodox:

  1.   Sound in doctrine: believing the received or established opinions, esp. in religion: according to the received doctrine. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   Orthedoxy. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   Correct in doctrine. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4.   Sound in the Christian faith, as taught in the formularies of any particular Church; sound in opinion and doctrine; not heretical. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   Holding the accepted faith, belief, or doctrine; according to the accepted belief or doctrine. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   Holding what is regarded as the correct opinion, especially in regard to religion. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Quotes for orthodox:

  1. I haven't had an orthodox career, and I've wanted more than anything to have your respect. The first time I didn't feel it, but this time I feel it, and I can't deny the fact that you like me, right now, you like me! – Sally Field
  2. One and all, the orthodox creeds are crumbling into ruins everywhere. – John Fiske
  3. There are several reasons why Russians view the oppressive state positively. First, in the Russian Orthodox religion, there is an understanding of authority as something sent by God. – Ryszard Kapuscinski
  4. I can understand why Christians call us heretics. But most important, who will God call a heretic? From God's point of view, my revelation is deeply orthodox – Sun Myung Moon
  5. I do not believe in the divinity of Christ, and there are many other of the postulates of the orthodox creed to which I cannot subscribe. – William Howard Taft

Usage examples for orthodox:

  1. He is one of the last voices of the old orthodox school, and I wish there were hundreds like him. ” – Robert F. Murray his poems with a memoir by Andrew Lang by Robert F. Murray
  2. The old- fashioned orthodox Christian" was frequently of this order. ” – The Heart of the New Thought by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  3. Of course they would have got married whether or not,- there is nothing like opposition for that kind of thing, and no doubt would have enjoyed it all the more for the fun of the thing, because there must be an excitement in a runaway match unknown to the orthodox affair. ” – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  4. “ He's very orthodox I'm told. ” – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  5. But if Aerssens for the moment seemed quiet, the orthodox clergy were restive. ” – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  6. The friends are orthodox but shallow; " Who ever perished, being innocent?" ” – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  7. But we propose to make it orthodox as soon as possible. ” – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  8. Thought I should escape the orthodox body- guard. ” – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  9. “ A complete history of Greek religion ought, without doubt, to include at least the rise of Christianity and the growth of the Orthodox Church, but, of course, the present series of studies does not aim at completeness. ” – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray
  10. The wedding should be quiet, the quieter the better, but Esther must wear the orthodox attire, for he wished to keep the memory of a white- robed bride with him throughout life. ” – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey

Rhymes for orthodox: