PronunciationEdit

  • IPA (key): /aɪˈdɪəl/ or /aɪˈdi:.əl/
  • SAMPA: /aI"dI@l/ or /aI"di:.@l/
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AdjectiveEdit

Positive
ideal

Comparative
more ideal

Superlative
most ideal

  1. If something is ideal, it is as good as you can imagine.
    You can lose weight safely, and maintain your ideal weight forever.
    The sun was low in the sky and the conditions were ideal for taking photographs.
    It's not an ideal solution, but it's better than nothing.
    Metal roofs are ideal for catching rainwater.
  2. If something is ideal, it is perfect or flawless; it does not have anything wrong with it.

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NounEdit

Singular
ideal

Plural
ideals

  1. (countable) An ideal is a perfect example of something.
    When he looked at her, he saw the feminine ideal.

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