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Synonyms for classic
ˈklæs ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. classic(noun)

    a creation of the highest excellence

    Antonyms:
    nonstandard, nonclassical

  2. classic(adj)

    an artist who has created classic works

    Antonyms:
    nonclassical, nonstandard

  3. authoritative, classical, classic, definitive(adj)

    of recognized authority or excellence

    "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation"

    Synonyms:
    authorised, authorized, important, unequivocal, determinate, authoritative, definitive, classical

    Antonyms:
    nonclassical, nonstandard

  4. classical, classic(adj)

    of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture

    "classic Cinese pottery"

    Synonyms:
    definitive, authoritative, classical

    Antonyms:
    nonclassical, nonstandard

  5. classical, classic, Greco-Roman, Graeco-Roman, Hellenic(adj)

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures

    "classical mythology"; "classical

    Synonyms:
    definitive, authoritative, classical

    Antonyms:
    nonstandard, nonclassical

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. classic

    That is pure which is free from mixture or contact with anything that weakens, impairs, or pollutes. Material substances are called pure in the strict sense when free from foreign admixture of any kind; as, pure oxygen; the word is often used to signify free from any defiling or objectionable admixture (the original sense); we speak of water as pure when it is bright, clear, and refreshing, tho it may contain mineral salts in solution; in the medical and chemical sense, only distilled water (aqua pura) is pure. In moral and religious use pure is a strong word, denoting positive excellence of a high order; one is innocent who knows nothing of evil, and has experienced no touch of temptation; one is pure who, with knowledge of evil and exposure to temptation, keeps heart and soul unstained. Virtuous refers primarily to right action; pure to right feeling and motives; as, "Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God," Matt. v, 8. Compare FINE; INNOCENT.

    Synonyms:
    absolute, chaste, classical, clean, clear, continent, genuine, guileless, guiltless, holy, immaculate, incorrupt, innocent, mere, perfect, pure, real, sheer, simple, spotless, stainless, true, unadulterated, unblemished, uncorrupted, undefiled, unmingled, unmixed, unpolluted, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untainted, untarnished, upright, virtuous

    Antonyms:
    adulterated, defiled, dirty, filthy, foul, gross, immodest, impure, indecent, indelicate, lewd, mixed, obscene, polluted, stained, sullied, tainted, tarnished, unchaste, unclean

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. classic(n.)

    Synonyms:
    first-rate work (of literature), work of the first class

  2. classic(a.)

    Synonyms:
    first-rate, of the first class (in literature)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "classic":

    classical, conventional, traditional, typical, fever, atypical, vanilla

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How to use classic in a sentence?

  1. Michael Ryan:

    Cholera is still present and this is the classic situation where we've had a first big wave last year, and we fully expect another wave this year. That wave could be as large or potentially even larger.

  2. Jhonattan Vegas:

    I ’m feeling great, playing great, i’ve just got to keep going. I just have n’t been able to put Bob Hope Classic all together.

  3. Asian Tour CEO Mike Kerr:

    It's fantastic that our players will have another opportunity to return to Singapore to compete at the World Classic Championship at Laguna National, we are grateful to our partners IMG and the management at Laguna National Golf and Country Club for their commitment and support toward this event.

  4. Paranjoy Guha Thakurta:

    You lure your users by giving something free, and once they've got hooked onto it, you gradually start increasing the prices, it's the classic way all kinds of monopolies work across the globe.

  5. Mark Twain:

    A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.


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