Synonyms for Ideal:
adj.•conceptual; impractical (adjective)
dreamlike, fanciful, utopian, extravagant, visionary, theoretical, imaginary, abstract, unreal, fictitious, unearthly, chimerical, quixotic, mercurial.
exemplary, image, specimen, example, prototype, model, instance, sample, archetypal, simulation.
•model, perfect (adjective)
archetypal, consummate, absolute, exemplary, supreme, fitting, prototypical, excellent.
fitting, excellent, supreme, consummate, absolute, perfect.
n.commitment, faith, philosophy, principle, belief, theory, idea, thought, concept. flagship, the gold standard, good, paradigm, the Top Ten, king, mirror, the best, optimum, queen, the last word. dream, hope, aspiration, infallible, above/beyond reproach, perfectly, watertight, ideally. archetypical, prototypical, typical. consummate, excellent, absolute, supreme, fitting. •ideal (noun)
idealistic, nonesuch, utopian, apotheosis, paragon, nonsuch, nonpareil, perfect, abstract, saint.
mirror, prototype, example, paradigm, nonesuch, nonpareil, paragon.
archetypical, prototypical, typical.
commitment, the gold standard, belief, the Top Ten, philosophy, watertight, optimum, well-chosen, theory, absolute, suitable, principle, ideally. faith, fitting, suited, dream, paradigm, infallible, flagship, perfectly, convenient, possible. aspiration, apt. the last word, proper. king, mirror, queen. good. •characteristic