Synonyms of seal


1. sealing wax, seal, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing

usage: fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters

2. seal, stamp, device

usage: a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents

3. seal, sealskin, fur, pelt

usage: the pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal; "a coat of seal"

4. Navy SEAL, SEAL, bluejacket, navy man, sailor, sailor boy

usage: a member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare; "SEAL is an acronym for Sea Air and Land"

5. seal, stamp, impression

usage: a stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it); "the warrant bore the sheriff's seal"

6. cachet, seal, seal of approval, award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels

usage: an indication of approved or superior status

7. seal, coating, coat

usage: a finishing coat applied to exclude moisture

8. seal, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing

usage: fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure

9. seal, pinniped mammal, pinniped, pinnatiped

usage: any of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions


1. seal, seal off, close, shut

usage: make tight; secure against leakage; "seal the windows"

2. seal, close, fill up

usage: close with or as if with a seal; "She sealed the letter with hot wax"

3. seal, decide, make up one's mind, determine

usage: decide irrevocably; "sealing dooms"

4. seal, affix, stick on

usage: affix a seal to; "seal the letter"

5. varnish, seal, coat, surface

usage: cover with varnish

6. seal, hunt, run, hunt down, track down

usage: hunt seals

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Definition and meaning of seal (Dictionary)