HyperDic: laurels

English > 2 senses of the word laurels:
NOUNcommunicationlaurels, award, accolade, honor, honoura tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
statelaurels, honor, honourthe state of being honored
laurels > pronunciation
Soundslao'rahlz
Rhymesannals ... Urals: 44 rhymes with ahlz...
English > laurels: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction.
Synonymsaward, accolade, honor, honour
NarrowerAcademy Award, OscarAn annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance
EmmyAn annual award by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for outstanding / outstanding achievements in television
Nobel prizeAn annual award for outstanding / outstanding contributions to chemistry or physics or physiology and medicine or literature or economics or peace
Prix GoncourtAn award given annually for contributions to French literature
Prix de RomeAn annual prize awarded by the French government in a competition of painters and artists and sculptors and musicians / musicians and architects
academic degree, degreeAn award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study
aliyah(Judaism) the honor of being called up to the reading desk in the synagogue to read from the Torah
cachet, seal, seal of approvalAn indication of approved or superior / superior status
citation, commendationAn official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbonAn award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
distinctionAn honor awarded to someone in recognition of achievement or superiority
letter, varsity letterAn award earned by participation in a school sport
mention, honorable mentionAn official recognition of merit
pennant, crownThe award given to the champion
trophy, prizeSomething given as a token of victory
trophyAn award for success in war or hunting
BroadersymbolAn arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
Spanishcondecoración, distinción, espaldarazo, galardón, honores, honor, laureles, laurel, premio
Catalanguardó, honor, llorer
English > laurels: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being honored.
Synonymshonor, honour
Narroweresteem, regard, respectThe condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
fame, celebrity, renownThe state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed
glory, glorificationA state of high honor
repute, reputationThe state of being held in high esteem and honor
Broaderstandingsocial or financial or professional status or reputation
Oppositedishonor, dishonourA state of shame or disgrace
Spanishhonor, honra
Catalanhonor, honra

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