Synonyms of pure in English:

pure


See definition of pure

adjective

1‘every coin was of pure gold’

SYNONYMS

unmixed, unalloyed, unadulterated, unblended, uncontaminated, sterling, solid, refined, one hundred per cent, 100%

clarified, clear, filtered, distilled, processed, neat, straight, undiluted

flawless, perfect, genuine, authentic, real, actual, bona fide, veritable, pukka, true

ANTONYMS

impure, adulterated

2‘they have their health because the air is so pure’

SYNONYMS

clean, clear, fresh, crisp, refreshing, sparkling, unpolluted, untainted, unadulterated, uncontaminated

wholesome, natural, healthy, health-giving, healthful, good for you

salubrious, sanitary, uninfected, disinfected, germ-free, sterile, sterilized, pasteurized, aseptic

ANTONYMS

impure, dirty, polluted

3‘she did so want to be pure in body and mind’

SYNONYMS

virtuous, moral, ethical, good, righteous, angelic, saintly, pious, honourable, reputable, wholesome, clean, honest, upright, upstanding, exemplary, above reproach, irreproachable, innocent

chaste, pure as the driven snow, virginal, maidenly

decent, worthy, noble, blameless, guiltless, sinless, stainless, spotless, unsullied, unblemished, unspoilt, unaffected, uncorrupted, undefiled, anti-corruption

informal squeaky clean

immaculate, impeccable

ANTONYMS

immoral

4‘a system that emphasized practical rather than pure research’

SYNONYMS

theoretical, abstract, conceptual, academic, hypothetical, philosophical, speculative, conjectural, non-practical, non-technical

informal blue-sky

ANTONYMS

applied, practical

5‘three hours of pure magic—a show not to be missed’

SYNONYMS

sheer, utter, simple, absolute, downright, out-and-out, rank, complete, thorough, total, perfect, consummate, unmitigated, unqualified, palpable, patent

archaic arrant