Definition of synonymous
1 : having the character of a synonym; also : alike in meaning or significance
2 : having the same connotations, implications, or reference to runners, Boston is synonymous with marathon — Runners World
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For Najairee Davis, high school was synonymous with bouts of anger and frustration.
To some cooks, grilling and barbecuing are synonymous.
In India, there is some resentment that Mother Teresa made Calcutta synonymous with poverty.
However, after the railways came in the 19th century, Clapham became accessible to commuters and hence developed as a suburb, becoming synonymous with the ordinary, if reasonable, citizen.
Tammany was not just an institution, synonymous with the Democratic machine in New York City; with patronage, self-dealing, mendacity and corruption.
Crystal, synonymous for years with its two iconic mid-sized mainline ships—the Crystal Serenity and the Crystal Symphony—has only recently begun to expand into smaller-ship cruising.
Surprising, since the house is pretty much synonymous with the stuff.
First the Clintons, synonymous with infidelity, lost the support of the Democratic base at the first sign of a better deal.
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SYNONYMOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of synonymous for English Language Learners
: having the same meaning
: strongly suggesting a particular idea, quality, etc. : very strongly associated with something
SYNONYMOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of synonymous for Students
: alike in meaning
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