Thesaurus

candle

noun

Synonyms of candle

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About candle

Time Traveler for candle

Time Traveler

The first known use of candle was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near candle

candies

candle

candlelight

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Candle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/candle. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on candle

Nglish: Translation of candle for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of candle for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about candle

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Eponyms: Words Named After People

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!