Meaning of PURE in English

I. pure adjective


Synonyms: straight 3, neat, plain, unadulterated, undiluted, unmixed

Antonyms: impure


being such and no other

his solution of the problem was pure genius

Synonyms: absolute, perfect, pure and simple, sheer, simple, unadulterated, unalloyed, undiluted, unmitigated, unmixed, unqualified; compare utter

Related Word: complete, plenary, total; authentic, genuine; classic; out-and-out, plain, utter

Contrasted words: mixed, qualified; doubtful, dubious, questionable, uncertain


Synonyms: utter , absolute, blasted, blessed, complete, confounded, gross, infernal, out-and-out, sheer


Synonyms: good 11, blameless, exemplary, guiltless, inculpable, innocent, irreproachable, righteous, unblamable, virtuous

Antonyms: impure


Synonyms: chaste , clean, decent, immaculate, modest, spotless, stainless, unblemished, undefiled, unsullied

Related Word: fresh, inviolate, unblighted, unprofaned

Idioms: as pure as the driven snow

Contrasted words: contaminated, dirty, sullied

Antonyms: immoral, impure

II. ||pure adverb

Synonyms: very 1, ||awful, awfully, dreadfully, exceedingly, exceptionally, extremely, hugely, ||larruping, thoroughly

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