Meaning of PURE in English

adj. Function: adjective


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

Antonyms: impure

2 being such and no other FF1C; his solution of the problem was pure genius FF1E;

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

Related Words: 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 Words: fresh, inviolate, unblighted, unprofaned

Idioms: as pure as the driven snow

Contrasted Words: contaminated, dirty, sullied

Antonyms: immoral, impure

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.