HyperDic: canonical

English > 4 senses of the word canonical:
ADJECTIVEpertcanonical, canonicappearing in a biblical canon
pertcanonical, canonicof or relating to or required by canon law
allcanonical, basic, canonicreduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality
allcanonical, canonic, sanctionedconforming to orthodox or recognized / recognized rules
canonical > pronunciation
Soundskahnaa'nahkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > canonical: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningAppearing in a biblical canon.
Example"a canonical book of the Christian New Testament"
Synonymcanonic
Spanishcanónico
Nounscanona rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy
canona collection of books accepted as holy scripture especially the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired
English > canonical: 4 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or required by canon law.
Synonymcanonic
Spanishcanónica, canónico
Nounscanon lawthe body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church
Adverbscanonicallyin a canonical manner
English > canonical: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningReduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality.
Example "a canonical syllable pattern"
Synonymsbasic, canonic
BroaderstandardEstablished or well-known or widely recognized as a model / model of authority or excellence
Spanishbásico, canónica, canónico
English > canonical: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningconforming to orthodox or recognized / recognized rules.
Example"the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing"- Sinclair Lewis
Synonymscanonic, sanctioned
Broaderorthodoxadhering to what is commonly accepted
Spanishcanónico, conforme

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