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beacon

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of beacon

  1. something that provides illumination <the floodlit skyscraper is one of the city's most beloved nighttime beacons> Synonyms light, illuminant, lampRelated Words arc lamp (also arc light), candelabra, candelabrum, candle, chandelier, dark lantern, electric, flare, flash, flashbulb, flashcube, flashlight, floodlight, fluorescent lamp, gaslight, gasolier, girandole, headlight, incandescent lamp, klieg light (or kleig light), lantern, light bulb, lighthouse, lighting, sconce, spotlight, streetlight, sun lamp




beacon

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of beacon

  1. to supply with light <a lone lighthouse beacons the entrance to the island's only harbor> Synonyms bathe, illuminate, emblaze, illume, illumine, irradiate, light, lightenRelated Words brighten; beam, beat (down), radiate, shine; enhalo, halo; floodlight; highlight, spotlight; blaze, burn, fire, flame, glare, glow, ignite, incinerate, kindle; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle; gleam, glisten, glitterNear Antonyms dim, dull, obscure; cover, shroud, veil; douse (also dowse), extinguish, put out, quench, snuff (out)Antonyms blacken, darken, obfuscate





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