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ensign

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ensign

  1. 1 a device, design, or figure used as an identifying mark <that ensign of tutorial authority, the hickory stick> Synonyms emblem, hallmark, impresa, logo, symbol, totem, trademarkRelated Words attribute, icon (also ikon), pictograph; logogram, logograph; badge, coat of arms, cognizance, crest, insignia, monogram; colophon, stamp, token

  2. 2 a piece of cloth with a special design that is used as an emblem or for signaling <fittingly, the organization promoting the welfare of marine life features a dolphin on its ensign> Synonyms banderole (or banderol), banner, colors, flag, guidon, jack, pendant (also pendent) [chiefly British], pennant, pennon, standard, streamerRelated Words bunting, gonfalon; black flag, Jolly Roger, tricolor, union jack, white flag; burgee, semaphore, signaler (or signaller), waft; badge, coat of arms, crest, insignia




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