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

3 senses of sapphire

Sense 1
sapphire -- (a precious transparent stone of rich blue corundum valued as a gemstone)
       => transparent gem -- (a gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion)
       => corundom, corundum -- (very hard mineral used as an abrasive)

Sense 2
sapphire -- (a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem)
       => jewel, gem, precious stone -- (a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry)

Sense 3
azure, cerulean, sapphire, lazuline, sky-blue -- (a light shade of blue)
       => blue, blueness -- (blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "he had eyes of bright blue")

Antonyms of adj sapphire

1 sense of sapphire

Sense 1
sapphire -- (of something having the color of a blue sapphire; "sapphire eyes")

INDIRECT (VIA chromatic) -> achromatic, neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

Similarity of adj sapphire

1 sense of sapphire

Sense 1
sapphire -- (of something having the color of a blue sapphire; "sapphire eyes")
       => chromatic (vs. achromatic) -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

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