synchronic

adjective syn·chron·ic \ sin-ˈkrä-nik , siŋ- \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of synchronic

2 a : descriptive 4
  • synchronic linguistics
b : concerned with events existing in a limited time period and ignoring historical antecedents

synchronical

play \sin-ˈkrä-ni-kəl, siŋ-\ adjective

synchronically

play \sin-ˈkrä-ni-k(ə-)lē, siŋ-\ adverb

Examples of synchronic in a Sentence

  1. to musical accompaniment, the swimmers' synchronic movements form a kaleidoscope of artistic patterns

First Known Use of synchronic

1833

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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