Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ribbon

4 senses of ribbon

Sense 1
ribbon, thread -- (any long object resembling a thin line; "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a grey thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward")
       => object, physical object -- (a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects")

Sense 2
decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon -- (an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event)
       => award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels -- (a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery")

Sense 3
ribbon, typewriter ribbon -- (a long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter)
       => strip, slip -- (artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material)

Sense 4
ribbon -- (notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming)
       => notion -- ((usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items; "buttons and needles are notions")

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