Associations to the word «Medal»

Wiktionary

MEDAL, noun. A stamped metal disc used as a personal ornament, a charm, or a religious object.
MEDAL, noun. A stamped or cast metal object (usually a disc), particularly one awarded as a prize or reward.
MEDAL, verb. (sports) (very colloquial) To win a medal.
MEDAL OF HONOR, proper noun. The highest military award given in the United States.
MEDAL PLAY, noun. (golf) Synonym of stroke play.
MEDAL TABLE, noun. A visual depiction or ranking of the number of medals won by certain teams at a multi-event competition, especially the Olympic Games.
MEDAL TABLES, noun. Plural of medal table

Dictionary definition

MEDAL, noun. An award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke