We have put together a list of words that are similar to CANONICAL.

5 Alternative Words Similar to canonical

1 Canonic Adjective      Synonym Words Like Canonic
2 Basic Adjective      Synonym Words Like Basic
3 Rule Adjective      Synonym Words Like Rule
4 Prescript Adjective      Related Words Like Prescript
5 Standard Adjective      Similar Words Like Standard

1 examples of canonical

1 a canonical syllable pattern

10 definitions of canonical

1 appearing in a biblical canon
2 of or relating to or required by canon law
3 conforming to orthodox or recognized rules
4 reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality
5 Of, relating to, or required by canon law.
6 Of or appearing in the biblical canon.
7 Conforming to orthodox or well-established rules or patterns, as of procedure.
8 Of or belonging to a cathedral chapter.
9 Of or relating to a literary canon: a canonical writer like Keats.
10 Music Having the form of a canon.
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