Synonyms of gem in English:


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1‘diamonds, rubies, and other gems’

jewel, precious stone, semi-precious stone, stone, solitaire, brilliant, baguette, cabochon
archaic bijou

2‘the gem of the collection is the tyrannosaurus skeleton’

best, finest, pride, prize, treasure, glory, wonder, flower, pearl, jewel, the jewel in the crown, masterpiece, chef-d'œuvre, leading light, pick, choice, paragon, prime, cream, the crème de la crème, elite, elect
outstanding example, shining example, perfect example of its kind, model, epitome, archetype, ideal, exemplar, nonpareil, paradigm, embodiment, personification, quintessence, standard, prototype, apotheosis, acme
informal one in a million, the bee's knees, something else, the tops