paragon


paragon
I noun acme of perfection, champion, eminent person, example, exceller, exemplar, good example, great person, height of perfection, hero, ideal, man of mark, model, model of virtue, nonesuch, nonpareil, person of repute, prize, specimen, standard, standard for comparison, summit, superior individual II index exemplar, expert, model, pattern, prototype, representative (example), standard

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  • Paragon — is a word that means ideal: model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal; a perfect embodiment of a concept. Also, in modern fantasy it is typically a synonym of paladin or templar, a holy defender of justice and of divine… …   Wikipedia

  • Paragon — Par a*gon (p[a^]r [.a]*g[o^]n), n. [OF. paragon, F. parangon; cf. It. paragone, Sp. paragon, parangon; prob. fr. Gr. ? to rub against; para beside + ? whetstone; cf. LGr. ? a polishing stone.] 1. A companion; a match; an equal. [Obs.] Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paragon — n Paragon, apotheosis, nonpareil, nonesuch are comparable when they mean a person or thing of consum mate quality or transcendent excellence in its kind. Paragon distinctively implies supremacy and incomparability {an angel! or, if not, an… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Paragon — bezeichnet: Paragon (Automarke), eine britische Automobilmarke (1913–1914) Paragon (Band), eine Metal Band aus Hamburg Paragon (Schriftmaß), eine Schriftgröße Paragon (Unternehmen), einen Elektronikhersteller aus Delbrück Paragon XP, eine Ende… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • paragon — Paragon, C est une chose si excellemment, parfaicte, qu elle est comme une idée, un sep et estelon à toutes les autres de son espece, et lesquelles on rapporte et compare à luy, pour sçavoir à quel degré de perfection elles atteignent. Ainsi dit… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Paragon — Paragon, IN U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 663 Housing Units (2000): 275 Land area (2000): 0.251058 sq. miles (0.650237 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.251058 sq. miles (0.650237 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Paragon, IN — U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 663 Housing Units (2000): 275 Land area (2000): 0.251058 sq. miles (0.650237 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.251058 sq. miles (0.650237 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • paragon — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. paragonnie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} druczek kasowy, poświadczający zapłatę za zakupiony towar : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Wypisać paragon. Upomnieć się o paragon. <od nazwy firmy niem.> {{/stl 10}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Paragon — Par a*gon, v. i. To be equal; to hold comparison. [R.] [1913 Webster] Few or none could . . . paragon with her. Shelton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paragon — Par a*gon, v. t. [Cf. OF. paragonner, F. parangonner.] [1913 Webster] 1. To compare; to parallel; to put in rivalry or emulation with. [Obs.] Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. To compare with; to equal; to rival. [R.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] In… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paragón — (de «paragonar»; ant.) m. Parangón. * * * paragón. (De paragonar). m. desus. Comparación, parangón …   Enciclopedia Universal


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