adjective syn·on·y·mous \-məs\

: having the same meaning

: strongly suggesting a particular idea, quality, etc. : very strongly associated with something

Full Definition of SYNONYMOUS

:  having the character of a synonym; also :  alike in meaning or significance
:  having the same connotations, implications, or reference <to runners, Boston is synonymous with marathon — Runners World>
syn·on·y·mous·ly adverb

First Known Use of SYNONYMOUS


Other Grammar and Linguistics Terms

ablaut, allusion, anacoluthon, diacritic, gerund, idiom, infinitive, metaphor, semiotics, simile
SYNONYMOUSLY Defined for Kids


adjective syn·on·y·mous \sə-ˈnä-nə-məs\

Definition of SYNONYMOUS for Kids

:  alike in meaning


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