Synonyms of 'beacon'
1 signalDictionary, sign, rocket
The full moon beams like a beacon in the clear sky.
2 lighthouseDictionary, pharos, watchtower
a lonely beacon on the rocks
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A flare is a small device that produces a bright flame. Flares are used as signals, for example on ships.
a ship which had fired a distress flare
Thesaurus for beacon from the Collins English Thesaurus
A beacon is a light or a fire, usually on a hill or tower, which acts as a signal or a warning.