synonymize

verb
syn·​on·​y·​mize | \ sə-ˈnä-nə-ˌmīz How to pronounce synonymize (audio) \
synonymized; synonymizing

Definition of synonymize

transitive verb

1a : to give or analyze the synonyms of (a word)
b : to provide (something, such as a dictionary) with synonymies
2 : to demonstrate (a taxonomic name) to be a synonym

First Known Use of synonymize

circa 1595, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of synonymize was circa 1595

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“Synonymize.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/synonymize. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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synonymize

transitive verb
syn·​on·​y·​mize
variants: also British synonymise \ sə-​ˈnän-​ə-​ˌmīz How to pronounce synonymise (audio) \
synonymized also British synonymised; synonymizing also British synonymising

Medical Definition of synonymize

: to demonstrate (a taxonomic name) to be a synonym

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