What is another word for relics?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɛlɪks] (IPA)

Relics refer to ancient objects or items that are considered valuable due to their historical, cultural, or religious significance. Synonyms for relics include artifacts, antiques, treasures, heirlooms, remnants, mementos, souvenirs, and keepsakes. Artifacts refer to objects of historical or archaeological importance that provide evidence of a bygone era. Antiques are valuable and rare objects that are more than 100 years old. Treasures refer to valuable items that are highly prized for their rarity or beauty. Heirlooms are objects that have been passed down through generations in a family, while remnants are surviving fragments of an original object. Mementos, souvenirs, and keepsakes are objects that hold sentimental value due to their association with a memorable event or person.

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Usage examples for Relics

Thorwaldsen's household furniture, writing-desk, books, pictures, and relics are here disposed as they were found in his home on the day of his death,-among which a clock, made by him when he was but twelve years of age, will interest the visitor.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
The cathedral is an object of some interest, and contains many curious relics.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Nelson enjoyed his snuff, and his snuff-box finds a place among his relics at Greenwich.
"England in the Days of Old"
William Andrews

Famous quotes with Relics

  • It is very difficult to hang onto the relics of history.
    Iris Chang
  • Surveillance induced morality: relics of cultural retardation.
    Marc Maron
  • It is extremely important that mass media, having freed from the relics of the Cold War, served for peace and dialogue between nations and religions, the rich and the poor, countries and continents.
    Nursultan Nazarbayev
  • And I hereby distinctly and emphatically declare that I consider myself, and earnestly desire to be considered by others, as utterly divested, now and during the rest of my life, of any such rights, the barbarous relics of a feudal, despotic system.
    Robert Dale Owen
  • We could imagine nothing pleasanter than to spend all of our lives digging for relics of the past.
    Heinrich Schliemann

Related words: artifacts, vintage relics, collectible relics, reproduction relics, war relics, old relics, military relics, antique relics

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