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1. medal

noun. ['ˈmɛdəl'] an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event.

Synonyms

  • laurels
  • Distinguished Flying Cross
  • Distinguished Service Cross
  • Croix de Guerre
  • ribbon
  • medallion
  • accolade
  • Purple Heart
  • honor
  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • award
  • Distinguished Service Order
  • palm
  • honour
  • Air Medal
  • Distinguished Conduct Medal
  • Medal of Honor
  • Congressional Medal of Honor
  • Silver Star Medal
  • Navy Cross
  • Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Bronze Star
  • laurel wreath
  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Medaille Militaire
  • Order of the Purple Heart
  • Silver Star
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • disrepute
  • infamy
  • reject

Etymology

  • medaille (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Medal

  • gredel
  • fredell
  • credle
  • wedell
  • wedel
  • weddle
  • weddell
  • schaedel
  • redell
  • redel
  • reddell
  • peddle
  • pedal
  • medel
  • meddle
  • fedele
  • bedell
  • edel

Example sentences of the word medal


1. Noun, singular or mass
Buff the clean medal with a soft cloth.

2. Adjective
Center a second row of miniatures so that the medal hangs between two medals on the first row.

3. Verb, base form
Use a wood ruler to line nameplate and medal up across the jacket while laying flat.

Quotes containing the word medal


1. I hope I can compete in one or two Olympics in my career. Of course I would like to win a medal, but just being there would be awesome.
- Patrick Chan

2. Beer has that Olympic medal color,” Rot replied, “but does it have a winning taste? I’d hardly call silver a champion flavor. No, I’ll stick to my red wine.
- Jarod Kintz, The Mandrake Hotel and Resort to violence if necessary

3. You're a monster.Thanks. Does this mean I get a raise?No, just a medal. The budget isn't inexhaustable.
- Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

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