1. beacon, beacon fire, visual signal

usage: a fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance

2. radio beacon, beacon, radio station

usage: a radio station that broadcasts a directional signal for navigational purposes

3. beacon, lighthouse, beacon light, pharos, tower

usage: a tower with a light that gives warning of shoals to passing ships


1. beacon, shine, beam

usage: shine like a beacon

2. beacon, lead, take, direct, conduct, guide

usage: guide with a beacon

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