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Synonyms for lion
ˈlaɪ ənli·on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lion, king of beasts, Panthera leonoun

    large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male

    king of beasts, social lion

  2. lion, social lionnoun

    a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)

    king of beasts, social lion

  3. Leo, Lionnoun

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo

    king of beasts, social lion

  4. Leo, Leo the Lion, Lionnoun

    the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22

    king of beasts, social lion

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Editors Contribution

  1. zlatannoun

    zlatan ibrahimovic is a lion

    Submitted by rafael.holubec on January 5, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lionnoun

    king of beasts

  2. lionnoun

    object of interest, rare spectacle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lionnoun

    Felis Leo, lioness (female), whelp, lionel (young), Leo, griffin

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lion":

    lions, león, asad, al-asad, iion, lioness, assad, al-assad, leones, leopard, leo, sze

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How to use lion in a sentence?

  1. Oliver Herford:

    Cat a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.

  2. Hemant Joshi:

    The strategy continues to be to grab a lion's share of the market ... by integrating several channels of entertainment and communication, they seem to be doing once again here in broadband what they have done earlier in telecom.

  3. Photographer Helge Skodvin:

    The more exotic, the better. ... We're so used to giving a dog a kiss, but we're not used to giving a lion a kiss, there are some people who make a living making your favorite cat or your favorite dog into a stuffed animal so you can always have it with you, but that's really morbid in a way.

  4. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    A lion does not take orders from sheep.

  5. Pauline Musariri:

    It is a mad man who gather in an angry Lion's den.

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    Which of the following terms is an antonym of the term "pathologic"?
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    • B. ghoulish
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