Synonyms of medal
▶ related enthusiast medallist
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awardAn award is a prize or certificate that a person is given for doing something well.
• She presented a bravery award to the schoolgirl.
decorationA decoration is an official title or honour which is given to someone, usually in the form of a medal, as a reward for military bravery or public service.
• He was awarded several military decorations.
honourAn honour is a special award that is given to someone, usually because they have done something good or because they are greatly respected.
• He was showered with honours - among them an Oscar in 1950.
Thesaurus for medal from the Collins English Thesaurus