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synesis

synesis

noun syn·e·sis \ˈsi-nə-səs\

Definition of SYNESIS

:  a grammatical construction in which agreement or reference is according to sense rather than strict syntax (as anyone and them in if anyone calls, tell them I am out)

Origin of SYNESIS

New Latin, from Greek, understanding, sense, from synienai to bring together, understand, from syn- + hienai to send — more at jet
First Known Use: 1856

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