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RELIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does relic mean? 

RELIC (noun)
  The noun RELIC has 2 senses:

1. an antiquity that has survived from the distant past
2. something of sentimental value

  Familiarity information: RELIC used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RELIC (noun)


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Meaning:

An antiquity that has survived from the distant past

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("relic" is a kind of...):

antiquity (an artifact surviving from the past)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "relic"):

archeological remains (a relic that has been excavated from the soil)


Sense 2relic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something of sentimental value

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

keepsake; souvenir; relic; token

Hypernyms ("relic" is a kind of...):

object; physical object (a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "relic"):

love-token (keepsake given as a token of love)

favor; favour; party favor; party favour (souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party)


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