Synonyms and Antonyms for candle

1. candle (n.)

stick of wax with a wick in the middle


2. candle (v.)

examine eggs for freshness by holding them against a light


3. candle (n.)

the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin