Synonyms of rare in English:

rare


See definition of rare

adjective

1‘their rare moments of privacy’

SYNONYMS

infrequent, few and far between, scarce, sparse, scattered, thin on the ground, golden, like gold dust, as scarce as hen's teeth

occasional, limited, odd, isolated, sporadic, intermittent, unaccustomed, unwonted

British out of the common

ANTONYMS

common, frequent

2‘a collector of rare stamps and coins’

SYNONYMS

unusual, uncommon, unfamiliar, out of the ordinary, atypical, singular, remarkable, recherché, special, precious

ANTONYMS

ordinary, commonplace

3‘he's a man of rare talent’

SYNONYMS

exceptional, outstanding, unparalleled, peerless, matchless, unique, unequalled, incomparable, unrivalled, inimitable, beyond compare, beyond comparison, without equal, second to none, unsurpassed, surpassing, exquisite, superb, consummate, superior, superlative, first-class, first-rate, special, choice, excellent, very fine

informal A1, stellar, top-notch

rare unexampled

ANTONYMS

common, everyday