Paragon

  • 1 Paragon — is a word that means ideal: model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal; a perfect embodiment of a concept. Also, in modern fantasy it is typically a synonym of paladin or templar, a holy defender of justice and of divine… …

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  • 2 Paragon — Par a*gon (p[a^]r [.a]*g[o^]n), n. [OF. paragon, F. parangon; cf. It. paragone, Sp. paragon, parangon; prob. fr. Gr. ? to rub against; para beside + ? whetstone; cf. LGr. ? a polishing stone.] 1. A companion; a match; an equal. [Obs.] Spenser.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 paragon — n Paragon, apotheosis, nonpareil, nonesuch are comparable when they mean a person or thing of consum mate quality or transcendent excellence in its kind. Paragon distinctively implies supremacy and incomparability {an angel! or, if not, an… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 Paragon — bezeichnet: Paragon (Automarke), eine britische Automobilmarke (1913–1914) Paragon (Band), eine Metal Band aus Hamburg Paragon (Schriftmaß), eine Schriftgröße Paragon (Unternehmen), einen Elektronikhersteller aus Delbrück Paragon XP, eine Ende… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 5 paragon — Paragon, C est une chose si excellemment, parfaicte, qu elle est comme une idée, un sep et estelon à toutes les autres de son espece, et lesquelles on rapporte et compare à luy, pour sçavoir à quel degré de perfection elles atteignent. Ainsi dit… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 6 Paragon — Paragon, IN U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 663 Housing Units (2000): 275 Land area (2000): 0.251058 sq. miles (0.650237 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.251058 sq. miles (0.650237 sq.… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 7 Paragon, IN — U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 663 Housing Units (2000): 275 Land area (2000): 0.251058 sq. miles (0.650237 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.251058 sq. miles (0.650237 sq. km) FIPS code …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 8 paragon — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. paragonnie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} druczek kasowy, poświadczający zapłatę za zakupiony towar : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Wypisać paragon. Upomnieć się o paragon. <od nazwy firmy niem.> {{/stl 10}} …

    Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 9 Paragon — Par a*gon, v. i. To be equal; to hold comparison. [R.] [1913 Webster] Few or none could . . . paragon with her. Shelton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Paragon — Par a*gon, v. t. [Cf. OF. paragonner, F. parangonner.] [1913 Webster] 1. To compare; to parallel; to put in rivalry or emulation with. [Obs.] Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. To compare with; to equal; to rival. [R.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] In… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 paragón — (de «paragonar»; ant.) m. Parangón. * * * paragón. (De paragonar). m. desus. Comparación, parangón …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 12 paragon — (n.) 1540s, from M.Fr. paragon a model, pattern of excellence (15c.), from It. paragone, originally touchstone to test gold (early 14c.), from paragonare to test on a touchstone, compare, from Gk. parakonan to sharpen, whet, from para on the side …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 paragon — paràgōn m <G paragóna> DEFINICIJA 1. tipogr. vrsta slova (od 20 točaka) 2. dijamant od 100 karata 3. pren. mit. kamen kušnje SINTAGMA paragon blok kopija računa, izdaje se za slučaj reklamacije ETIMOLOGIJA tal. paragone: usporedba; (isprva) …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 14 Paragon — Same as Parapes. PARAPES, PAROPS, PEROPUS, PARAGON A fabric under these various names is mentioned in 1612 to 1739. It is made of fine worsted and likened to a double camlet, taffeta or mochado, dyed in many colours, the difference being that… …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 15 Paragōn — (gr.), 1) Muster, Vergleichung; 2) (Buchdr.), eine Schriftart in der Mitte zwischen Text u. Tertia. Paragonperlen, Zahlperlen von besonderer Größe …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Paragon — Paragon, s. Schriftarten …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Paragon — Paragon, engl. Bezeichnung des Schriftgrades Text …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 18 Paragon — Paragon, griech., Druckschrift, in der Mitte zwischen Text und Tertia; P.perlen, Zahlperlen von besonderer Größe; P.e, ital., Probirstein; schwarzer ital. Marmor …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 19 paragon — I noun acme of perfection, champion, eminent person, example, exceller, exemplar, good example, great person, height of perfection, hero, ideal, man of mark, model, model of virtue, nonesuch, nonpareil, person of repute, prize, specimen, standard …

    Law dictionary

  • 20 Paragon — (græsk), prøvesten, mønster. En slags bogtrykkerskrift …

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