What is another word for daemon?

680 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ dˈiːmən], [ dˈiːmən], [ d_ˈiː_m_ə_n]

The term "daemon" is often used in computer technology to refer to a program or process running in the background. However, there are several synonyms for the word that can be used interchangeably, including "service," "background process," and "system task." Other synonyms can depend on the specific context in which the word is being used, such as "guardian" or "spirit" in mythological or spiritual contexts, or "demon" or "devil" in a religious context. Overall, the use of synonyms can help to expand one's vocabulary and better convey the intended meaning.

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  • Equivalence

    • Proper noun, singular
      demon.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      demon.

What are the hypernyms for Daemon?

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What are the opposite words for daemon?

The term daemon comes from Greek mythology and has been used in various contexts from computer programming to religion. Antonyms for daemon can vary depending on the context of use. In computing, the antonym can be angel, which represents a program that protects and enhances the system. In contrast, the term virus serves as an antonym for daemon, as it destroys and infects the system. In religion and mythology, the antonyms can be God, representing a divine being, or demon, representing an evil supernatural creature. The word can also mean a benign spirit or guardian angel in some cultures, with the antonym being malevolence or evil spirits.

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Usage examples for Daemon

This question is illuminated in Apuleius and Plutarch and Maximus of Tyre by a discussion of the daemon of Socrates.
"Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius"
Samuel Dill
He never intended to publish "Queen Mab" as it stands; but a few years after, when printing "Alastor", he extracted a small portion which he entitled "The daemon of the World".
"The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume III"
Percy Bysshe Shelley Edited by Thomas Hutchinson, M. A.
Merlin the magician, born of a spirit or daemon, claimed Arthur before birth and became his teacher afterwards.
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
W. Y. Evans Wentz

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