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Synonyms for beacon
ˈbi kənbea·con

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beacon, beacon firenoun

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

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

  2. radio beacon, beaconnoun

    a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes

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

  3. beacon, lighthouse, beacon light, pharosverb

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

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

  4. beaconverb

    shine like a beacon

  5. beaconverb

    guide with a beacon

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beaconnoun

    Synonyms:
    signal-fire

  2. beaconnoun

    Synonyms:
    mark, sign, signal

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beaconnoun

    Synonyms:
    balefire, signal fire, signal, pharos

    Associated words:
    pharology

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How to use beacon in a sentence?

  1. Kathy Hochul:

    And we all know what happened when the terrorists decided to threaten New York City, because we are the beacon of freedom. We are the place that has the Statue of Liberty in our harbor, so, we continue to be a threat to all freedom-hating individuals around the world, we're aware of that.

  2. An Ohio doctor:

    What was I to this world if not a beacon of light shining upon those who couldn’t scan the internet for their own hilarious and entertaining comic relief? i guess what I am trying to say is that you’re welcome and you owe me big time.

  3. Juliana Taimoorazy:

    America was created as a land for religious freedom, and if these individuals are persecuted for their faith, we as a beacon of hope for the world should understand their pain more than anybody else.

  4. Tyson Jominy:

    This is their beacon.

  5. Felicity Jones:

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave us hope, a public figure who stood for integrity and justice - a responsibility Ruth Bader Ginsburg did not wear lightly, ruth Bader Ginsburg will be missed not only as a beacon of light in these difficult times but for Ruth Bader Ginsburg razor sharp wit and extraordinary humanity. Ruth Bader Ginsburg taught us all so much. I will miss Ruth Bader Ginsburg deeply.


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