medal definition

  • noun:
    • A-flat little bit of steel stamped with a design or an inscription commemorating a meeting or a person, usually given as an award.
    • an item of steel stamped with a religious device, used as an object of veneration or commemoration.
    • A stamped metal disk made use of as a personal ornament, a charm, or a religious item.
    • A stamped or cast material item (usually a disc), especially one awarded as a reward or reward.
    • an item of material in the form of a coin, struck with a tool, and intended to protect the commemoration of a notable event or an illustrious person, or even to act as an incentive.
    • a bit of material, usually circular in kind, bearing products (types) and inscriptions, struck or cast to commemorate an individual, an institution, or a meeting, and distinguished from a coin by not being intended to act as a medium of exchange.
    • A small steel badge, frequently with a ribbon affixed, presented for distinguished solution.
    • an award for winning a championship or commemorating another occasion
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To win a medal, such as a sports competition: "We Had Been the very first People In America to medal” ( Jill Watson).
  • verb-transitive:
    • To honor a medal to.
    • To honor or encourage with a medal.
  • verb:
    • To win a medal.
  • others:
    • To decorate with a medal; confer a medal upon; present with a medal as a mark of honor.

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