Associations to the word «Laureate»

Wiktionary

LAUREATE, adjective. Crowned, or decked, with laurel.
LAUREATE, noun. (dated) One crowned with laurel; a poet laureate.
LAUREATE, noun. A graduate of a university.
LAUREATE, verb. (intransitive) To honor with a wreath of laurel, as formerly was done in bestowing a degree at English universities.

Dictionary definition

LAUREATE, noun. Someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath.
LAUREATE, adjective. Worthy of the greatest honor or distinction; "The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag"- James Traub.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy