HyperDic: sublime

English > 7 senses of the word sublime:
ADJECTIVEallsublime, empyreal, empyreaninspiring awe
allsublime, reverendworthy of adoration or reverence
allsublimelifted up or set high
allsublime, exalted, elevated, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-mindedof high moral or intellectual value
allsublime, supremegreatest or maximal in degree
VERBchangesublime, sublimatevaporize and then condense right back again
changesublime, sublimatechange or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
sublime > pronunciation
Soundssahblay'm
RhymesAnaheim ... wintertime: 52 rhymes with aym...
English > sublime: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaninginspiring awe.
Example "the sublime beauty of the night"
Synonymsempyreal, empyrean
BroadergloriousHaving or deserving or conferring glory
Adverbssublimelycompletely
English > sublime: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaningworthy of adoration or reverence.
Synonymreverend
Broadersacredconcerned with religion or religious purposes
Spanishreverendo, venerado
Catalanreverend, venerat
Adverbssublimelycompletely
English > sublime: 7 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglifted up or set high.
Example"their hearts were jocund and sublime"- Milton
Broaderelatedexultantly proud and joyful
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
Nounssublimitynobility in thought or feeling or style
Adverbssublimelycompletely
English > sublime: 7 senses > adjective 4
MeaningOf high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style.
Synonymsexalted, elevated, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded
BroadernobleHaving or showing or indicative of high or elevated character
Spanishelevado, noble, sublime
Catalanelevat, noble
Adverbssublimelycompletely
English > sublime: 7 senses > adjective 5
MeaningGreatest or maximal in degree; extreme / extreme.
Synonymsupreme
Broadermaximal, maximumThe greatest or most complete or best possible
English > sublime: 7 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningvaporize and then condense right back again.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsublimate
EntailscondenseCause a gas or vapor to change into a liquid / liquid
evaporate, vaporize, vaporiseLose or cause to lose liquid / liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
Narrowerresublimesublime (a compound) once again
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishsublimar
Catalansublimar
Participlesublimedpassing or having passed from the solid to the gaseous state (or vice versa) without becoming liquid / liquid
Nounssublimatethe product of vaporization of a solid
English > sublime: 7 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningchange or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "sublime iodine"
  • "some salts sublime when heated"
Synonymsublimate
Broadergasify, vaporize, vaporise, aerifyTurn into gas
Spanishsublimar

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