Definition of Seal:

  1. Fix a piece of wax or lead stamped with a design to (a document) to authenticate it.

  2. Metal stamp that makes an indelible (raised or recessed) impression on paper, lead, or sealing wax and is used as a security device and/or as a mark of authenticity and ratification on legal documents.

  3. A thing regarded as a confirmation or guarantee of something.

  4. A device or substance that is used to join two things together so as to prevent them from coming apart or to prevent anything from passing between them.

  5. Fasten or close securely.

  6. The obligation on a priest not to divulge anything said during confession.

  7. A piece of wax, lead, or other material with an individual design stamped into it, attached to a document to show that it has come from the person who claims to have issued it.

  8. Fry (food) briefly in hot fat to prevent it from losing too much of its moisture during subsequent cooking.

  9. Conclude, establish, or secure (something) definitively, excluding the possibility of reversal or loss.

  10. Alternative term for a rubber stamp, typically a circular one. See also company seal.

  11. Apply a nonporous coating to (a surface) to make it impervious.

Phonetic Pronunciation of Seal


Origin of word Seal

1960s abbreviation of ‘sea, air, land (team)’.

Synonyms of Seal

John Hancock, OK, X, Accept, Acceptance, Accredit, Affirm, Affirmance, Affirmation, Agree on terms, Amen, Approbation, Approval, Approve, Aroma, Assurance, Assure, Attest, Attestation, Attribute, Authenticate, Authentication, Authorization, Authorize, Autograph, Badge, Bang, Banner, Bar, Barricade, Batten, Batten down, Bearing, Beige, Billhead, Blaze, Blaze a trail, Blemish, Blotch, Bolt, Book stamp, Bookplate, Boss, Brand, Broad arrow, Brown, Brownish, Brownish-yellow, Brunet, Bump, Burin, Button, Button up, Cachet, Cap of dignity, Cap of maintenance, Cartouche, Cast, Casting, Certification, Certify, Chalk, Chalk up, Character, Characteristic, Check, Check off, Chocolate, Choke, Choke off, Christcross, Cicatrize, Cinnamon, Cipher, Clap, Clinch, Close, Close off, Close up, Coat of arms, Cocoa, Cocoa-brown, Coffee, Coffee-brown, Colophon, Concavity, Conclude, Configuration, Confirm, Confirmation, Constrict, Contain, Contract, Convexity, Cork, Coronet, Corroborate, Corroboration, Cosign, Counterfoil, Countermark, Countersign, Countersignature, Counterstamp, Cover, Crest, Cross, Crown, Cut, Dactylogram, Dactylograph, Dapple, Dash, Decide, Define, Delimit, Demarcate, Dent, Design, Determine, Device, Diadem, Die, Differentia, Differential, Dint, Discolor, Distinctive feature, Docket, Dot, Drab, Dun, Dun-brown, Dun-drab, Earmark, Ecru, Emblem, Embossment, Endorse, Endorsement, Engrave, Engraving tool, Ensure, Ermine, Escutcheon, Etching ball, Etching ground, Etching needle, Etching point, Evidence, Excrescence, Fasten, Fawn, Fawn-colored, Feature, Figure, Fingerprint, Fix, Flavor, Fleck, Fold, Fold up, Footmark, Footprint, Footstep, Form, Formalize, Fossil footprint, Freckle, Fuscous, Gash, Give permission, Give the go-ahead, Give the imprimatur, Give thumbs up, Go-ahead, Government mark, Government stamp, Graver, Great seal, Green light, Grege, Guarantee, Guaranty, Gust, Hallmark, Hand, Hatch, Hazel, Ichnite, Ichnolite, Identification, Idiocrasy, Idiosyncrasy, Image, Impress, Impression, Imprimatur, Imprint, Indent, Indentation, Indention, Index, Indicant, Indicator, Individualism, Initial, Initials, Insignia, Intaglio, Key, Keynote, Khaki, Label, Last, Latch, Letterhead, Line, Lineaments, Lock, Lock out, Lock up, Logo, Logotype, Lump, Lurid, Make a mark, Mannerism, Mark, Mark of signature, Mark off, Mark out, Marking, Masthead, Matrix, Measure, Mint, Mold, Molding, Monogram, Mottle, Nature, Needle, Negative, Nick, Nod, Notarization, Notarize, Notch, Note, Notice, Notification, Nut-brown, Occlude, Odor, Okay, Olive-brown, Olive-drab, Orb, Pad, Padlock, Particularity, Pass, Pass on, Pass upon, Paw print, Pawmark, Peculiarity, Pencil, Pepper, Permission, Permit, Picture, Pimple, Plate, Plug up, Plumb, Point, Price tag, Prick, Print, Privy seal, Property, Pug, Pugmark, Punch, Punctuate, Puncture, Purple, Purple pall, Purpose, Quality, Quirk, Ratification, Ratify, Regalia, Registered trademark, Representation, Representative, Resolve, Riddle, Robe of state, Rocker, Rod, Rod of empire, Royal crown, Rubber stamp, Running head, Running title, Sanction, Savor, Say amen to, Scar, Scarify, Scepter, Score, Scorper, Scotch, Scratch, Seal off, Seal up, Seal-brown, Seam, Second, Secure, Sepia, Settle, Shake hands, Shape, Shoe last, Shut, Shut off, Shut the door, Shut up, Sigil, Sign, Sign and seal, Sign manual, Signal, Signature, Signet, Singularity, Slam, Smack, Snap, Snuff-colored, Sorrel, Specialty, Speck, Speckle, Splotch, Spot, Squeeze shut, Stain, Stamp, Stamp of approval, Step, Sticker, Stigmatize, Stop up, Strangle, Streak, Striate, Strike a bargain, Stripe, Stub, Stud, Style, Subscribe to, Subscription, Substantiation, Support, Sure sign, Swear and affirm, Swear to, Symbol, Symptom, Tab, Tag, Taint, Take a resolution, Tally, Tan, Tang, Taste, Tattoo, Taupe, Tawny, Telltale sign, Template, The nod, Thumbmark, Thumbprint, Tiara, Tick, Tick off, Ticket, Title page, Toast, Toast-brown, Token, Trace, Trade name, Trademark, Trademark name, Trait, Trick, Triple plume, Umber, Umber-colored, Underline, Underscore, Undersign, Uraeus, Validate, Validation, Verification, Verify, Vestige, Visa, Vise, Walnut, Walnut-brown, Warrant, Will, Yellowish-brown, Zip up, Zipper, Fasten, Secure, Shut, Close up, Lock, Bolt, Board up, Clinch, Secure, Settle, Conclude, Complete, Establish, Sealant, Sealer, Adhesive, Emblem, Symbol, Insignia, Device, Badge, Crest, Coat of arms, Token, Mark, Monogram, Stamp

How to use Seal in a sentence?

  1. Seal the finish with a satin varnish.
  2. Blue smoke from the exhaust suggests worn valve seals.
  3. He replied, handing her a letter with a navy blue wax seal.
  4. The International Monetary Fund is likely to give a seal of approval to the Mexican plan.
  5. I was told under the seal.
  6. He folded it, sealed the envelope, and walked to the mailbox.
  7. Heat the oil and seal the lamb on both sides.
  8. To seal the deal he offered Thornton a place on the board of the nascent company.

Meaning of Seal & Seal Definition