Any distinguishing mark, sign, or symbol
A celebration in memory of someone or something
A decision, as by a judge or arbitrator
An oval or circular design, portrait, relief carving, etc. resembling a medal in shape and used as a decorative form in architecture, textiles, etc.
A U.S. military decoration awarded to members of the armed forces wounded or killed in action by or against an enemy
Something taken from the enemy and kept as a memorial of victory, as captured arms
A representation of this ring or circlet, as in woodwork.
(Psychology) The return for performance of a desired behavior; positive reinforcement.
Something used to decorate.
A wreath of laurel conferred as a mark of honor in ancient times upon poets, heroes, and victors in athletic contests.
A deposit of material in a bodily tissue or organ, especially one of the fatty deposits that collect on the inner lining of an artery wall in atherosclerosis or one of the amyloid deposits that accumulate in the brain in Alzheimer's disease.
(Nautical) A metal shield worn by sailmakers over the palm of the hand and used to force a needle through heavy canvas.
Tattered or ragged strips:
Find another word for medal. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for medal, like: badge, commemoration, award, medallion, purple-heart, trophy, wreath, laurel-wreath, reward, decoration and laurel.