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 (such as anyone and them in "if anyone calls, tell them I am out")

Origin and Etymology of synesis

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


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