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Synonyms for candle
ˈkæn dl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. candle, taper, wax light(noun)

    stick of wax with a wick in the middle

    wick, standard candle, taper, wax light, cd, candela

  2. candle, candela, cd, standard candle(verb)

    the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin

    wax light, taper, compact disc, candela, atomic number 48, cd, standard candle, compact disk, certificate of deposit, cadmium

  3. candle(verb)

    examine eggs for freshness by holding them against a light

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. candle(n)

    taper, cierge, rushlight, serge

    Associated words:
    chandler, wick, snuff, socket, accensor, petrostearine, sconce, sweal

  2. candle(n. pl)


    Associated words:
    chandler, wick, snuff, socket, accensor, petrostearine, sconce, sweal

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "candle":

    bougie, candela, candles, wax, vela, candlelight, truism

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD


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How to use candle in a sentence?

  1. Holly Butcher:

    It makes you think how silly it is that we think it is worth spending so much money on new clothes and ‘things’ in our lives, buy your friend something kind instead of another dress, beauty product or jewelry for that next wedding … take them out for a meal, or better yet, cook them a meal. Get their coffee. Give or buy them a plant, a massage or a candle and tell them you love them when you give it to them.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Not every thought is a candle! Some thoughts can make the world darker!

  3. The Post:

    The moon dropped over like an ominous curtain, it was as if the black-hand of fate had snuffed man’s solar candle. And suddenly the watching thousands realized the wonder of the universe and the weakness of little men.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Carry your bag by yourself; carry your umbrella by yourself; open your door by yourself; light your own candle! Do your job by yourself! Don’t use others! Don’t behave like a king, don’t behave like a queen! Be humble!

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    If you are going to die, you will die in the dark even if you have candle business.

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