What does laurels mean?

Definitions for laurels
lau·rels

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. award, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsnoun

    a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

    "an award for bravery"

  2. honor, honour, laurelsnoun

    the state of being honored

GCIDE

  1. laurelsnoun

    An honor or honors conferred for some notable achievement.

Wiktionary

  1. laurelsnoun

    Honors. From the Ancient Greek practice of crowning victors with a branch from the laurel bush, sacred to Apollo.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of laurels in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of laurels in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of laurels in a Sentence

  1. Douglas MacArthur:

    Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.

  2. Susan Huang:

    Everyone was resting on their laurels because we’ve been able to reduce MRSA, largely from hospital efforts to reduce infection risk, but these are preventable infections and we should be able to drive them down to zero.

  3. Prime Minister Boris Johnson:

    I am determined to lead a government that delivers for our people - both at home and abroad. The UK's institutions, expertise, leadership and values are renowned around the world, but we cannot rest on our laurels. We must do more to adapt. We will be judged by how we respond to the opportunities ahead.

  4. Michael Hardaway:

    Only the weak rest on their laurels and dote on past triumphs.

  5. Raymond Leitenberg:

    The Swiss watch industry is very dynamic when it comes to research, it is not resting on its laurels. The crisis is fuelling creativity, we have reached a bottom, things have to improve, we just don't know when. We have to hold out until they do.

Images & Illustrations of laurels

  1. laurelslaurelslaurelslaurelslaurels

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