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Definitions and Synonyms of pendant | Another word for pendant | What is pendant?

Definition 1: branched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pendant in the sense of this definition

(pendant is a kind of ...) a fixture providing artificial light

Definition 2: an adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pendant in the sense of this definition

(pendant is a kind of ...) a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness

(... is a kind of pendant ) jeweled pendant worn on a chain around the neck

(... is part of pendant) jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)

(... is part of pendant) an earring with a pendant ornament

Definition 3: held from above and hanging down - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where pendant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a pendant bunch of grapes

Synonyms for pendant in the sense of this definition

(pendant is similar to ...) held up or having the weight borne especially from below

"supported joints in a railroad track have ties directly under the rail ends"

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