Meaning of IDEAL in English


n. 1 model, paragon, standard, criterion, paradigm, exemplar, pattern, example, epitome She regarded Florence Nightingale as her ideal 2 acme, (standard of) perfection, nonpareil The ideal can rarely be achieved, so you had better settle for reality 3 ideals. principles, morals, standards Everyone's ideals are compromised sooner or later

adj. 4 perfect, excellent, supreme, consummate, complete, model, idyllic This is an ideal home for a young couple 5 conceptual, imagined, imaginary, unreal, visionary, idealistic, fictitious, Utopian, notional, mythical or mythic, fantasy, dream, romantic, chimeric(al), illusory, fanciful, fancied In his ideal world there is no crime, so there is no need for police

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.