HyperDic: medal

English > 1 sense of the word medal:
NOUNcommunicationmedal, decoration, laurel wreath, medallion, palm, ribbonan award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
medal > pronunciation
Soundsmeh'dahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > medal: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event.
Synonymsdecoration, laurel wreath, medallion, palm, ribbon
NarrowerAir MedalA United States Air Force decoration for meritorious achievement while participating in an aerial flight
Bronze Star Medal, Bronze StarA United States military decoration awarded for meritorious service (except in aerial flight)
Croix de GuerreA French military decoration for gallantry
Distinguished Conduct MedalA British military decoration for distinguished conduct in the field
Distinguished Flying CrossA United States Air Force decoration for heroism while participating in an aerial flight
Distinguished Service CrossA United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy / enemy
Distinguished Service MedalA United States military decoration for meritorious service in wartime duty of great responsibility
Distinguished Service OrderA British military decoration for special service in action
Medaille MilitaireA French military decoration
Medal of Honor, Congressional Medal of HonorThe highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action 'above and beyond the call of duty'
Navy CrossA United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy / enemy
Oak Leaf ClusterA United States military decoration consisting of bronze or silver oak leaves and acorns awarded to anyone who has won a given medal before
Order of the Purple Heart, Purple HeartA United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action
Silver Star Medal, Silver StarA United States military decoration for gallantry in action
Victoria CrossA British military decoration for gallantry
Broaderaward, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsA tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
Spanishcondecoración, medalla, medallón
Catalancondecoració, medalla, medalló
Nounsmedalist, medallistsomeone who has won / won a medal

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