Synonyms for heroˈhɪər oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hero(noun)

    a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength

    Synonyms:
    wedge, zep, sub, paladin, bomber, submarine, grinder, fighter, hero sandwich, champion, hoagy, submarine sandwich, poor boy, hoagie, torpedo

  2. hero(noun)

    the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

    Synonyms:
    wedge, zep, sub, paladin, bomber, submarine, grinder, fighter, hero sandwich, champion, hoagy, submarine sandwich, poor boy, hoagie, torpedo

  3. champion, fighter, hero, paladin(noun)

    someone who fights for a cause

    Synonyms:
    belligerent, scrapper, zep, whiz, battler, maven, attack aircraft, protagonist, ace, paladin, whizz, friend, fighter aircraft, torpedo, booster, sub, hotshot, wiz, grinder, mavin, sensation, genius, star, submarine sandwich, title-holder, hero, submarine, virtuoso, fighter, wizard, supporter, combatant, bomber, hoagy, adept, wedge, superstar, champ, hero sandwich, admirer, champion, hoagie, poor boy

  4. Hero, Heron, Hero of Alexandria(noun)

    Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)

    Synonyms:
    wedge, zep, sub, paladin, bomber, submarine, grinder, fighter, hero sandwich, champion, hoagy, submarine sandwich, poor boy, hoagie, torpedo

  5. hero(noun)

    (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god

    Synonyms:
    wedge, zep, sub, paladin, bomber, submarine, grinder, fighter, hero sandwich, champion, hoagy, submarine sandwich, poor boy, hoagie, torpedo

  6. Hero(noun)

    (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her

    Synonyms:
    wedge, zep, sub, paladin, bomber, submarine, grinder, fighter, hero sandwich, champion, hoagy, submarine sandwich, poor boy, hoagie, torpedo

  7. bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep(noun)

    a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

    Synonyms:
    gunman, gunslinger, chock, pigboat, hired gun, molar, paladin, hacek, torpedo, wedge heel, sub, gun, numbfish, hero, shooter, crampfish, mill, wedge shape, submarine sandwich, milling machinery, submarine, zep, hit man, fighter, gun for hire, hitman, grinder, bomber, electric ray, hoagy, triggerman, wedge, cuneus, hero sandwich, champion, hoagie, poor boy

Wiktionary

  1. hero(noun)

    A real or mythical person of great bravery who carries out extraordinary deeds.

    Synonyms:
    submarine, hoagy, hoagie, grinder, wedge, poor boy, torpedo, sub, submarine sandwich, po boy

  2. hero(noun)

    A role model.

    Synonyms:
    poor boy, wedge, submarine, hoagy, hoagie, torpedo, po boy, grinder, sub, submarine sandwich

  3. hero(noun)

    The main protagonist in a work of fiction.

    Synonyms:
    poor boy, submarine sandwich, wedge, hoagy, grinder, hoagie, sub, po boy, torpedo, submarine

  4. hero(noun)

    A champion.

    Synonyms:
    sub, po boy, poor boy, submarine, wedge, hoagie, hoagy, submarine sandwich, torpedo, grinder

  5. hero(noun)

    A large sandwich made from meats and cheeses; a hero sandwich.

    Synonyms:
    grinder, poor boy, po boy, wedge, torpedo, sub, hoagie, hoagy, submarine, submarine sandwich

  6. hero(noun)

    The product chosen from several candidates to be photographed.

    Synonyms:
    hoagy, poor boy, grinder, hoagie, po boy, submarine, wedge, torpedo, submarine sandwich, sub

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. HERO

    Synonyms:
    The Hirulog (bivalrudin) and Early Reperfusion or Occlusion (HERO)-2 Trial

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