Synonyms of saint


1. saint, deity, divinity, god, immortal

usage: a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

2. saint, holy man, holy person, angel, good person

usage: person of exceptional holiness

3. ideal, paragon, nonpareil, saint, apotheosis, nonesuch, nonsuch, model, role model

usage: model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal


1. enshrine, saint, reverence, fear, revere, venerate

usage: hold sacred

2. canonize, canonise, saint, declare, adjudge, hold

usage: declare (a dead person) to be a saint; "After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized"

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Definition and meaning of saint (Dictionary)