synoptic


syn·op·tic

adjective \sə-ˈnäp-tik\

Definition of SYNOPTIC

1
:  affording a general view of a whole
2
:  manifesting or characterized by comprehensiveness or breadth of view
3
:  presenting or taking the same or common view; specifically often capitalized :  of or relating to the first three Gospels of the New Testament
4
:  relating to or displaying conditions (as of the atmosphere or weather) as they exist simultaneously over a broad area
syn·op·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of SYNOPTIC

syn·op·tic also syn·op·ti·cal \-ti-kəl\

Origin of SYNOPTIC

Greek synoptikos, from synopsesthai
First Known Use: 1763

Rhymes with SYNOPTIC

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