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1. pure

adjective. ['ˈpjʊr'] free of extraneous elements of any kind.

Synonyms

  • pristine
  • fine
  • clear
  • purity
  • uncontaminated
  • native
  • unalloyed
  • unmixed
  • plain
  • pureness
  • light
  • unpolluted
  • fresh
  • unadulterated
  • clean
  • sheer
  • unclouded
  • virginal
  • sublimate
  • processed
  • axenic

Antonyms

  • impure
  • unclean
  • unprocessed
  • indefinite

Etymology

  • pur (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Pure

  • entrepreneur
  • observateur
  • premature
  • reinsure
  • procure
  • obscure
  • immature
  • beladur
  • amanpour
  • stamour
  • secure
  • rednour
  • reassure
  • mature
  • lumpur
  • lancour
  • gochnour
  • gilmour
  • demure
  • brochure
  • bonjour
  • baldur
  • unsure
  • segur
  • mosur
  • manure
  • lesure
  • latour
  • lacour
  • jabbour

How do you pronounce pure?

Pronounce pure as pjʊr.

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Sentences with pure


1. Adjective
Drink the juice throughout the day, along with plenty of pure water.

2. Noun, singular or mass
It can also be indicative of pure enthusiasm, too.

3. Verb, base form
It measures how much each food boosts blood sugar compared to pure glucose.

Quotes about pure


1. Just as pure abstract art is not dogmatic, neither is it decorative.
- Piet Mondrian

2. Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
- Buddha

3. The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

2. pure

adjective. ['ˈpjʊr'] without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers.

Synonyms

  • unadulterated
  • unmitigated
  • complete
  • arrant
  • consummate
  • double-dyed
  • sodding
  • stark
  • everlasting
  • gross
  • staring
  • thoroughgoing
  • perfect

Antonyms

  • indistinct
  • unclearness
  • unclear
  • ambiguous

Etymology

  • pur (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. pure

adjective. ['ˈpjʊr'] concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed to applied.

Antonyms

  • break even

Etymology

  • pur (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. pure

adjective. ['ˈpjʊr'] free from discordant qualities.

Antonyms

  • lose

Etymology

  • pur (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. pure

adjective. ['ˈpjʊr'] (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black.

Synonyms

  • vivid
  • saturated

Antonyms

  • imprecise
  • inelegant
  • thick

Etymology

  • pur (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. pure

adjective. ['ˈpjʊr'] in a state of sexual virginity.

Synonyms

  • vestal
  • virtuous
  • virginal
  • chaste

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • rough
  • coarse
  • unsatisfactory

Etymology

  • pur (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. pure

adjective. ['ˈpjʊr'] (used of persons or behaviors) having no faults; sinless.

Synonyms

  • morality
  • white
  • undefiled
  • chaste

Antonyms

  • immorality
  • unchaste
  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible

Etymology

  • pur (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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