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synonymize

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transitive verb syn·on·y·mize \-ˌmīz\

Definition of synonymize

synonymized

synonymizing

  1. 1a :  to give or analyze the synonyms of (a word)b :  to provide (as a dictionary) with synonymies

  2. 2 :  to demonstrate (a taxonomic name) to be a synonym



Circa 1595

First Known Use of synonymize

circa 1595


Medical Dictionary

synonymize

transitive verb syn·on·y·mize

Medical Definition of synonymize

synonymized

also British

synonymised

;

synonymizing

also British

synonymising

  1. :  to demonstrate (a taxonomic name) to be a synonym



Variants of synonymize

also British

synonymise

\sə-ˈnän-ə-ˌmīz\play

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