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Anything from ancient times; relic
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  1. Anything from ancient times; relic
  2. The style or manner of ancient times, especially that of ancient Greek or Roman art:
  3. An object having special value because of its age, especially a domestic item or piece of furniture or handicraft esteemed for its artistry, beauty, or period of origin.
(Biol.) A degenerate, atrophied, or rudimentary organ or part, more fully developed or functional in an earlier stage of development of the individual or species
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  1. (Biol.) A degenerate, atrophied, or rudimentary organ or part, more fully developed or functional in an earlier stage of development of the individual or species
  2. A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more:
  3. A trace, mark, or sign of something that once existed but has passed away or disappeared
Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
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  1. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
  2. (Fortification) The ground plan of a work or works.
  3. A constituent, such as a chemical compound or element, present in quantities less than a standard limit.
The act, state, or fact of surviving
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  1. The act, state, or fact of surviving
  2. Something, such as an ancient custom or belief, that has survived.
  3. The fact of having survived.
A valued possession passed down in a family through succeeding generations.
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  1. A valued possession passed down in a family through succeeding generations.
  2. (Law) An article of personal property that passes by custom along with the estate to an heir, instead of being subject to the executor of the estate.
  3. (Botany) A cultivar of a vegetable or fruit that is open-pollinated and is not grown widely for commercial purposes. An heirloom often exhibits a distinctive characteristic such as superior flavor or unusual coloration.
Something that one keeps because of the memories it calls to mind.
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  1. Something that one keeps because of the memories it calls to mind.
  2. Some object given by a person and retained in memory of something or someone; something kept for sentimental or nostalgic reasons.
  3. (Historical) Specifically, a type of literary album popular in the nineteenth-century, containing scraps of poetry and prose, and engravings.
Anything serving as a reminder or warning
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  1. Anything serving as a reminder or warning
  2. A souvenir; keepsake
  3. (R.C.Ch.) Either of two prayers in the canon of the Mass, one for the living and one for the dead, beginning “Memento”
Any unusual or rare article
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  1. Any unusual or rare article
  2. A curious or unusual object of art or piece of bric-a-brac.
  3. A strange and interesting object which invokes curiosity.
A strange or odd aspect.
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  1. A strange or odd aspect.
  2. A desire to know about people or things that do not concern one; nosiness.
  3. An object that arouses interest, as by being novel or extraordinary:
A person who is considered as representative of a social group, such as a lone individual or one of a small number of employees hired primarily to prevent an employer from being accused of discrimination.
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  1. A person who is considered as representative of a social group, such as a lone individual or one of a small number of employees hired primarily to prevent an employer from being accused of discrimination.
  2. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
  3. A piece of stamped metal, etc. with a face value higher than its real value, issued as a substitute for currency, for use as fare on a transportation line, etc.
A token of remembrance; a memento.
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  1. A token of remembrance; a memento.
  2. Something kept or serving as a reminder of a place, person, or occasion; keepsake; memento
  3. An item of sentimental value, to remember an event or location.
A statement testifying to a person's qualifications, character, etc. or to the merits of some product, service, etc.; letter or statement of recommendation
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  1. A statement testifying to a person's qualifications, character, etc. or to the merits of some product, service, etc.; letter or statement of recommendation
  2. A written affirmation of another's character or worth; a personal recommendation.
  3. A statement in support of a particular truth, fact, or claim.
Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
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  1. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
  2. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items.
  3. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
An object, such as a post or stone, fixed in the ground so as to mark a boundary or position.
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  1. An object, such as a post or stone, fixed in the ground so as to mark a boundary or position.
  2. Something venerated for its enduring historic significance or association with a notable past person or thing:
  3. Lasting or outstanding evidence or example
An informal diplomatic paper
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  1. An informal diplomatic paper
  2. A written statement of facts or a petition presented to a legislative body or an executive.
  3. A statement of facts, often with a petition that something be done, sent to a governing body, official, etc.
(Architecture) An ornamental marble carving or bronze casting depicting a group of weapons or armor placed upon a square or circular base.
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  1. (Architecture) An ornamental marble carving or bronze casting depicting a group of weapons or armor placed upon a square or circular base.
  2. In ancient Greece and Rome, a memorial of victory erected on the battlefield or in some public place, orig. a display of captured arms or other spoils
  3. A prize or memento, such as a cup or plaque, received as a symbol of victory, especially in sports.
Writings left unpublished by an author at the time of death
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  1. Writings left unpublished by an author at the time of death
  2. The unpublished writings of a deceased author.
  3. All that is left after other parts have been taken away, used up, or destroyed.
Any object made by human work; esp., a simple or primitive tool, weapon, vessel, etc.
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  1. Any object made by human work; esp., a simple or primitive tool, weapon, vessel, etc.
  2. An object produced or shaped by human craft, especially a tool, weapon, or ornament of archaeological or historical interest.
  3. A phenomenon or feature not originally present or expected and caused by an interfering external agent, action, or process, as an unwanted feature in a microscopic specimen after fixation, in a digitally reproduced image, or in a digital audio recording.
Something serving to celebrate or honor the memory of a person or event; a memorial.
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  1. Something serving to celebrate or honor the memory of a person or event; a memorial.
  2. The power to remember
  3. The extent of time over which one can remember
Someone or something that reminds.
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  1. Someone or something that reminds.
  2. (Finance) Writing that reminds of open payments.
  3. A person or thing that reminds; thing to help one remember something else
Knickknacks; gimcracks
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  1. Knickknacks; gimcracks
  2. Small ornaments and other miscellaneous items of little value.
The unpublished writings of a deceased author.
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  1. The unpublished writings of a deceased author.
  2. Ancient ruins or fossils.
  3. A corpse; specif., the parts or fragments of a dead body remaining after decomposition
(Chem.) The matter remaining at the end of a process, as after evaporation, combustion, or filtration; residual product
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  1. (Chem.) The matter remaining at the end of a process, as after evaporation, combustion, or filtration; residual product
  2. The part of a monomer or other chemical unit that has been incorporated into a polymer or large molecule.
  3. Matter remaining after completion of an abstractive chemical or physical process, such as evaporation, combustion, distillation, or filtration; residuum.
Plural form of shard
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(Informal) The act of two fists meeting together in the manner equivalent to a high-five.
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  1. (Informal) The act of two fists meeting together in the manner equivalent to a high-five.
  2. Plural form of bone
  3. A percussive folk musical instrument played as a pair in one hand, often made from bovine ribs.
The unpublished writings of a deceased author.
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  1. The unpublished writings of a deceased author.
  2. A corpse; specif., the parts or fragments of a dead body remaining after decomposition
  3. Ancient ruins or fossils.
A visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
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  1. A visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
  2. An extremely small amount or barely perceivable indication:
  3. A constituent, such as a chemical compound or element, present in quantities less than a standard limit.
A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more:
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  1. A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more:
  2. (Biol.) A degenerate, atrophied, or rudimentary organ or part, more fully developed or functional in an earlier stage of development of the individual or species
  3. A trace, mark, or sign of something that once existed but has passed away or disappeared
Find another word for relic. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for relic, like: antique, vestige, trace, survival, heirloom, keepsake, memento, curio, curiosity, token and souvenir.