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ideal definition

  • noun:
    • A conception of some thing in its absolute brilliance.
    • one that's regarded as a regular or type of brilliance or quality.
    • An ultimate object of endeavor; a goal.
    • An honorable or worthy concept or aim.
    • a great standard of beauty, intellect etc., or a typical of superiority to aim at.
    • A subring closed under multiplication by its containing band.
    • A mental conception regarded as a standard of excellence; a model of superiority, beauty, etc.
    • whatever is out there only in concept; a conception that surpasses reality.
    • An imaginary item or person in which a notion is conceived is entirely realized; ergo, a standard or style of excellence: since, the perfect of beauty, virtue, etc.; Bayard, the perfect of chivalry.
    • A standard of need; an ultimate item or aim; a mental conception of something perfect: since, one's ideal of satisfaction; our ideals tend to be seldom achieved.
    • Synonyms Pattern, Model, etc. See example.
    • In math, a great number.
    • type of quality or excellence of a kind; one having no equal
    • the concept of something which is ideal; something which one hopes to obtain
  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or embodying a great.
    • Conforming to an ultimate type or standard of perfection or excellence.
    • Considered the best of its sort.
    • Completely or extremely satisfactory: the area for the new house is right.
    • Existing only inside mind; imaginary.
    • Lacking practicality or the chance for understanding.
    • Of, relating to, or composed of a few ideas or psychological photos.
    • Philosophy Existing as an archetype or structure, particularly as a Platonic concept or perception.
    • Philosophy Of or associated with idealism.
    • Optimal; being best chance.
    • Perfect, perfect, having no flaws.
    • with respect to some ideas, or even certain concept.
    • current only inside mind; conceptual, imaginary.
    • Not really current, but regarded as present whenever limits at infinity are included.
    • Existing in concept or thought; conceptional; intellectual; mental.
    • achieving an imaginary standard of quality; fit for a model; faultless.
    • current in elegant or imagination just; visionary; unreal.
    • training the doctrine of idealism.
    • Imaginary.
    • complying to an ultimate standard of excellence or quality; embodying an ideal
    • constituting or current only in the form of a thought or mental picture or conception
    • of or concerning the philosophical doctrine associated with reality of a few ideas
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to or consisting in a few ideas.
    • Existing just in idea; confined to thought or imagination.
    • Conforming totally to a regular of excellence; perfect.
    • In philosophy, regarding a few ideas since the main organizations; with respect to or associated with the nature of idealism.
    • Arising from some ideas or conceptions; based on an ideal or beliefs; manifesting or embodying imagination; imaginative: because, the best school in art or literary works; a great statue or portrait.
    • Synonyms Imaginary, fanciful, shadowy, unreal, chimerical.
    • In projective geometry, infinitely distant.
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