What is another word for beacon?

Synonyms for beacon
ˈbi kənbea·con

This thesaurus page includes all potential synonyms, words with the same meaning and similar terms for the word beacon.

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 6 votes

  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

Matched Categories

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. beaconnoun

    Synonyms:
    signal-fire

  2. beaconnoun

    Synonyms:
    mark, sign, signal

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. beaconnoun

    Synonyms:
    balefire, signal fire, signal, pharos

    Associated words:
    pharology

Suggested Resources

  1. beacon

    Song lyrics by beacon -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by beacon on the Lyrics.com website.

How to pronounce beacon?

How to say beacon in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#2144tags
#2413flag
#2454tag
#5800indicator
#7866marker
#11276beacon
#11892lighthouse
#12669distress
#12910torch
#18153flagship
#20346headlight
#26653buoy
#29964headlamp
#33648glimmer
#34839beacons
#35501pharos
#51165phare

How to use beacon in a sentence?

  1. Ilhan Omar:

    So our hope is that... this boycott would result in changes in the law, because we understand that when you restrict people's ability to vote, you create a democracy that isn't fully functioning for all of us. And if we are to continue to be a beacon of hope for all democracies around the world, we must stand our ground.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Nelly Cheboi:

    The coolest thing about being the CNN Hero of the Year was being the beacon of hope. There is hope. Poverty has an expiration date. This is all temporary.


Translations for beacon

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for beacon »

Translation

Find a translation for the beacon synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"beacon." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 19 Apr. 2024. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/beacon>.

Discuss these beacon synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for beacon?

    Image or illustration of

    beacon

    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    What is not a synonym of the others?
    A Percebtible
    B Tangible
    C Impalpable
    D Substantial

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for beacon: