Thesaurus

visionaries

noun
plural of visionary

Synonyms & Antonyms of visionaries

1 one who predicts future events or developments
  • according to Greek myth, Cassandra was a visionary who was endowed with the gift of inerrant prophecy but fated to never be believed

Synonyms for visionaries

Words Related to visionaries

2 one whose conduct is guided more by the image of perfection than by the real world
  • 19th-century visionaries who founded short-lived communities in which everyone was supposed to live in perfect peace and harmony

Synonyms for visionaries

Words Related to visionaries

Near Antonyms for visionaries

Antonyms for visionaries

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about visionaries

Cite this Entry

“Visionaries.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/visionaries. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on visionaries

Nglish: Translation of visionaries for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of visionaries for Arabic Speakers

Comments on visionaries

What made you want to look up visionaries? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

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!