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

3 senses of saint

Sense 1
saint -- (a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization)
       => deity, divinity, god, immortal -- (any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force)

Sense 2
saint, holy man, holy person, angel -- (person of exceptional holiness)
       => good person -- (a person who is good to other people)

Sense 3
ideal, paragon, nonpareil, saint, apotheosis, nonesuch, nonsuch -- (model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal)
       => model, role model -- (someone worthy of imitation; "every child needs a role model")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb saint

2 senses of saint

Sense 1
enshrine, saint -- (hold sacred)
       => reverence, fear, revere, venerate -- (regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius")

Sense 2
canonize, canonise, saint -- (declare (a dead person) to be a saint; "After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized")
       => declare, adjudge, hold -- (declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent")

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