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Synonyms for icon
ˈaɪ kɒn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. icon(noun)

    (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface

    Synonyms:
    ikon, picture, image

  2. picture, image, icon, ikon(noun)

    a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface

    "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"

    Synonyms:
    figure, flick, look-alike, video, figure of speech, mental picture, range, paradigm, film, epitome, moving picture, simulacrum, impression, depiction, characterization, picture, effigy, motion-picture show, mental image, trope, ikon, scene, movie, characterisation, word-painting, pic, delineation, double, exposure, image, persona, photo, range of a function, motion picture, pictorial matter, photograph, prototype, painting, word picture, moving-picture show, picture show

  3. icon, ikon(noun)

    a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church

    Synonyms:
    ikon, picture, image

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    arrow, icon., icons, symbol

How to pronounce icon?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say icon in sign language?

  1. icon

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How to use icon in a sentence?

  1. Danielle Kelly:

    It's the most recognizable icon in the world.

  2. Gillian Anderson:

    I am so excited to be joining the cast and crew of' The Crown' and to have the opportunity to portray such a complicated and controversial woman, thatcher was undoubtedly formidable but I am relishing exploring beneath the surface and dare I say, falling in love with the icon who, whether loved or despised, defined an era.

  3. Priyanka Chopra:

    I don’t think anybody else would be able to do it the way she will. She’s just right for it, she’s an icon, truly, that girls can look up to, that women can look up to. She’s normal, she’s sweet, she’s nice, she thinks about the world, wants to change it and this was even before any of this happened. So I do think Meghan being a part of the royal family is a big step in the direction of so many things; of women, of feminism, of diversity, of race, of the monarchy versus everyone else. It’s a beautiful step in the right direction.

  4. Gary Oldman:

    The world lost an artist of transcendent talent, he was the very definition, the living embodiment of that singular word: icon.

  5. Yana Tchekhanovetz:

    Christian pilgrims to the Land of Israel from all over the Byzantine Empire (Turkey, the Balkans, Greece and present-day Russia) would carry his icon to protect them from harm, it is probable that the ring belonged to a pilgrim who sought the protection of St. Nicholas on his travels.


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