Definition of Pure


  • in a state of sexual virginity
    "pure and vestal modesty"
    "a spinster or virgin lady"
    "men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"
  • (used of persons or behaviors) having no faults
    "I felt pure and sweet as a new baby"- Sylvia Plath
    "pure as the driven snow"
  • concerned with theory and data rather than practice
    opposed to applied
    "pure science"
  • free from discordant qualities
  • (of color) being chromatically pure
    not diluted with white or grey or black
  • without qualification
    used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    "an arrant fool"
    "a complete coward"
    "a consummate fool"
    "a double-dyed villain"
    "gross negligence"
    "a perfect idiot"
    "pure folly"
    "what a sodding mess"
    "stark staring mad"
    "a thoroughgoing villain"
    "utter nonsense"
    "the unadulterated truth"
    - double dyed
  • free of extraneous elements of any kind
    "pure air and water"
    "pure gold"
    "pure primary colors"
    "the violin's pure and lovely song"
    "pure tones"
    "pure oxygen"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble pure

14 unscramble word found using the letters pure.

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