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beacons

noun
plural of beacon

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something that provides illumination
  • the floodlit skyscraper is one of the city's most beloved nighttime beacons

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beacons

verb
present tense third-person singular of beacon

Synonyms & Antonyms of beacons (Entry 2 of 2)

to supply with light
  • a lone lighthouse beacons the entrance to the island's only harbor

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“Beacons.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beacons. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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