synonymous

adjective syn·on·y·mous \ -məs \

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

synonymously

adverb

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SYNONYMOUS Defined for English Language Learners

synonymous

adjective

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

synonymous

adjective syn·on·y·mous \ sə-ˈnä-nə-məs \

Definition of synonymous for Students

:alike in meaning


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