transitive verb syn·oe·cize \-nēˌsīz\

Definition of synoecize


  1. :  to join (diverse things) together; especially :  to form into a large community by synoecism

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Origin and Etymology of synoecize

Greek synoikizein to give in wedlock, combine into one city-state, unite, from synoikos dwelling in the same house + -izein -ize

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a trip made at another's expense

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