- pertaining to a possible state of affairs considered as highly desirable.
- pertaining to or of the nature of idealism.
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How to use ideal in a sentence
A soldier in the service of ideals and aspirations that formed his core.
Could he have won the White House in 1992, and if he had, would he have lived up to his ideals?
But even they should see the marches as expressions of our best and highest ideals.
Soon enough, Castro turned his back on those ideals, embracing Soviet style communism.
A minimum wage is consistent with conservative ideals, for four reasons.To Make Their Victory Durable, the GOP Must Fix the Minimum Wage|Dmitri Mehlhorn|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In practice one party seems about as bad as the other, but at least the Democratic ideals more nearly correspond with my own.
God knows, all that we have now are a bitter disappointment to those of us with any of the old ideals left.
Mrs. Wheaton, for all her petty airs and evil-scenting profile, was really a woman of high ideals.
A stream never rises above its source, nor a home above the ideals of its founders.The value of a praying mother|Isabel C. Byrum
The poems inspired by the love of the ancient ideals and literature of Provence are very beautiful.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
British Dictionary definitions for ideal
- of or relating to a highly desirable and possible state of affairs
- of or relating to idealism