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Synonyms for BEACON
ˈbi kən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beacon, beacon fire(noun)

    a fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance

    Synonyms:
    beacon light, pharos, beacon, lighthouse, beacon fire, radio beacon

  2. radio beacon, beacon(noun)

    a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes

    Synonyms:
    beacon light, pharos, beacon, lighthouse, beacon fire, radio beacon

  3. beacon, lighthouse, beacon light, pharos(verb)

    a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships

    Synonyms:
    beacon light, pharos, beacon, lighthouse, beacon fire, radio beacon

  4. beacon(verb)

    shine like a beacon

  5. beacon(verb)

    guide with a beacon

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beacon(n.)

    Synonyms:
    signal-fire

  2. beacon(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mark, sign, signal

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beacon(n)

    Synonyms:
    balefire, signal fire, signal, pharos

    Associated words:
    pharology

How to pronounce BEACON?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say BEACON in sign language?

  1. beacon

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How to use BEACON in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    This is who we want to help, this is the face of people all around the world who still look to the United States as a beacon of hope.

  2. Juergen Maier:

    Where the UK used to be beacon for stability, we are now becoming a laughing stock, it has been clear for weeks, that the only way that this will be resolved is through compromise between the government and parliament.

  3. Jayson Williams:

    We’re saying, look, if you have problems with drugs or alcohol or depression, we’re here as a beacon of hope to come and to give people a better future.

  4. Steve Warren:

    The UH-1 had launched to deliver tarps and rice, because of the terrain (it) had not been in contact for approximately two hours. No emergency beacon has been detected at this time.

  5. Vanna Bonta:

    Where you see valid achievements or virtue being attacked, it's by someone viewing them as a mirror of their own inadequacy instead of an inspiring beacon for excellence.

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