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Overview of noun ideal

The noun ideal has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (7) ideal

(the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain)

2. (2) ideal, paragon, nonpareil, saint, apotheosis, nonesuch, nonsuch

(model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal)


Overview of adj ideal

The adj ideal has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (8) ideal

(conforming to an ultimate standard of perfection or excellence; embodying an ideal)

2. (2) ideal

(constituting or existing only in the form of an idea or mental image or conception; "a poem or essay may be typical of its period in idea or ideal content")

3. ideal, idealistic

(of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas)

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