synonymize

verb syn·on·y·mize \ sə-ˈnä-nə-ˌmīz \

Definition of synonymize

synonymized; synonymizing
1 a : 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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synonymize

transitive verb syn·on·y·mize
variants: also British synonymise play \sə-ˈnän-ə-ˌmīz\

medical Definition of synonymize

synonymized also British synonymised; synonymizing also British synonymising
: to demonstrate (a taxonomic name) to be a synonym

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