Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
pure

pure

 
 
pronunciation:
pyur
features:
Word Builder
part of speech: adjective
inflections: purer, purest
definition 1: not mixed with anything else; made of only one substance.
She's wearing a jacket made of pure wool.
antonyms:
impure, mixed
similar words:
clear, neat, sheer, simple, solid, straight
definition 2: clean; not dirty.
The pure drinking water came from a spring.
synonyms:
clean, immaculate
antonyms:
impure
similar words:
clear, fresh, snowy, wholesome
definition 3: without evil; innocent.
The hero had a pure heart.
synonyms:
innocent
similar words:
clear, decent, good, moral, upright
definition 4: nothing but.
It was pure good fortune to win the lottery.
synonyms:
mere, sheer
similar words:
absolute, complete, downright, plumb, utter
derivation: pureness (n.)
Word Builder: pure +
  • purity:
    the state or quality of being pure.