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Meaning of MEDAL

Pronunciation:  'medl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
 

MEDAL is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: decoration, laurel wreath, medallion, palm, ribbon
 
 See Also: accolade, Air Medal, award, bronze medal, Bronze Star, Bronze Star Medal, Congressional Medal of Honor, Croix de Guerre, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Order, gold medal, honor, honour, laurels, Medaille Militaire, Medal of Honor, Navy Cross, Order of the Purple Heart, Purple Heart, silver medal, Silver Star, Silver Star Medal, Victoria Cross

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Med"al\, n. [F. m['e]daille, It. medaglia, fr. L.
    metallum metal, through (assumed) LL. metalleus made of
    metal. See {Metal}, and cf. {Mail} a piece of money.]
    A piece of metal in the form of a coin, struck with a device,
    and intended to preserve the remembrance of a notable event
    or an illustrious person, or to serve as a reward.
    
    
  2. \Med"al\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Medaled}, or {Medalled}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Medaling} or {Medalling}.]
    To honor or reward with a medal. ``Medaled by the king.''
    --Thackeray.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing medals in your dream means that you will attain some honor through hard work.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anaglyph, armory, badge, badge of office, badges, bas-relief, baton, blazonry, boss, brassard, Bronze Star Medal, button, cameo, cameo glass, cap and gown, cavo-rilievo, chain, chain of office, class ring, cockade, collar, Croix de Guerre, cross, cut glass, decoration, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Unit Citation, dress, eagle, emblems, embossment, ensigns, fasces, figurehead, fleur-de-lis, glyph, glyptograph, hammer and sickle, heraldry, high relief, insignia, intaglio, intaglio rilevato, intaglio rilievo, lapel pin, livery, low relief, mace, mantle, markings, mask, Medaille Militaire, medallion, Military Cross, military medal, mortarboard, Navy Cross, old school tie, order, pin, plaquette, regalia, relief, relievo, ring, rose, school ring, sculptured glass, service medal, shamrock, sigillography, skull and crossbones, sphragistics, staff, swastika, tartan, thistle, tie, uniform, Unit Citation, verge, Victoria Cross, wand, war medal
 

 

 

 

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