Hero Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Hero

Of a person, displaying or possessing courage.
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Courageous; displaying heroism.
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Gallant is defined as a man who is polite and attentive to women.
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One distinguished for action
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The definition of a champion is a person who is the best in his field or who has defeated all rivals.
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A knight or a heroic champion
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The main character in a any story, such as a literary work or drama.
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All such stories belonging to a particular group of people
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One distinguished for action
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One who is killed or suffers greatly because of an identity or position, e.g., a young prince killed when his father, the king, is deposed for the purpose of preventing the restoration of the monarchy later.
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People who exhibit bravery or courage considered as a group:
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A warrior; fighting soldier.
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One distinguished for action
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A chivalrous or quixotic person
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One that is an inspiration to others; one who has achieved success in his chosen field; a leading light.
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In certain Christian churches, a person officially recognized as having lived an exceptionally holy life, and thus as being in heaven and capable of interceding for sinners; canonized person
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Intrepid is defined as fearless and brave.
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The definition of undaunted is unshaken, unintimidated or unaffected because of fear.
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A person of outstanding worth or importance
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(Mathematics) Relating to a radix or mathematical root.
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One that is worthy of imitation; a perfect example or model.
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One distinguished for action
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(The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): A famous or important person.
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One who takes part in a situation.
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Someone who conquers
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A deified man.
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One distinguished for action
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Having or showing a fixed, firm purpose; determined; resolved; unwavering
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A famous person regarded with interest and curiosity.
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Team name for the Toronto, Ontario franchise of the Canadian Football League (CFL)
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Heroic in proportion, degree, or character; epic.
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The definition of chivalrous is a man who is attentive and courteous to women, like a knight in shining armor.
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An armed fighter.
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Principal male character in a literary composition
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Principal male character in a literary composition
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The definition of extreme is most remote or far from what is necessary or usual.
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Something said or written which refers to the person, conduct, etc., of some individual, especially something of a disparaging or offensive nature; personal remarks.
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A sandwich made on a (usually soft) long Italian roll.
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Having much power; strong or influential
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Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
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Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
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A cultural icon, or especially popular person.
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Of, characteristic of, like, or befitting a knight; chivalrous, brave, etc.
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A building in which famous dead persons of a nation are entombed or commemorated, as the church of Sainte-Geneviève in Paris
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One distinguished for action
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One distinguished for action
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One distinguished for action
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(Literature, gaming) A protagonist who proceeds in an unheroic manner, such as by criminal means, via cowardly actions, or for mercenary goals.
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Which has not been lauded or appreciated.
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One distinguished for action
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(Golf) The act of hitting the ball so that it goes into the hole on the drive; hole in one
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Feminine form of demigod
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(Archaic, military) A naval mine.
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(Idiomatic) A prominent individual, especially one who is favorably regarded.
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(US, dialectal) A certain type of submarine sandwich
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A sepulchral monument in the form of a small temple.
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A person of distinction or great reputation.
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An actor whose looks and manner make him popular with women theatergoers
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One distinguished for action
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A mechanical device that grinds:
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Sub is short for submarine, subscription, substitute or a submarine sandwich.
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One distinguished for action
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Principal male character in a literary composition
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Something heavy
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Submarine is defined as a boat, particularly a warship, designed to stay and travel under the surface of the water for a long time, or a sandwich on a long roll.
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One distinguished for action
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Principal male character in a literary composition
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The actor playing the principal male role
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Principal male character in a literary composition
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One who makes and sets off bombs.
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Named after something else or deriving from an existing name or word:
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(Idiomatic) An individual that abuses or exceeds his authority over others, frequently in petty ways; for example a low-level manager in situational comedies and other entertainment.
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Principal male character in a literary composition
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A man's house slipper with elastic in the sides
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The definition of illustrious is someone well-known and respected for skill in a particular field.
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(Pennsylvania) A sandwich made on a long bun; submarine sandwich.
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(Archaic) A flank of cavalry acting to split some portion of an opposing army, charging in an inverted V formation.
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A simplified representation used to explain the workings of a real world system or event.
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A man who is currently an object of public attention.
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A sandwich originating in New Orleans consisting of meat or seafood, such as roast beef or fried oysters, and often lettuce, tomatoes, and condiments, served on French bread.
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One distinguished for action
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(US) A large sandwich on a long thick bun.
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A male animal or plant
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(Dated) A man or a boy; mister. See Master.
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One that is worshiped, idealized, or followed:
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A grilled, pressed sandwich of Cuban origin, consisting of ham, roasted pork, cheese, pickles, and often mustard on a long, crusty roll.
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(US) a type of sandwich consisting of French bread sliced lengthwise, filled with salami or ham with cheese and onion.
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Antonyms for Hero

Something of poor quality.
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A person who lacks courage.
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Words Related to Hero

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A famous or well-publicized person
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A sandwich made on a long roll split lengthwise
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The winner in a fight or contest.
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Any of the celestial bodies visible to the naked eye at night as fixed, usually twinkling points of light, including binary and multiple star systems.
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An inclination; tendency:
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The state or fact of knowing:
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A reason for dread or apprehension:
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