synoptic

adjective syn·op·tic \ sə-ˈnäp-tik \
variants: or less commonly synoptical play \-ti-kəl\
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of synoptic

1 : affording a general view of a whole
2 : manifesting or characterized by comprehensiveness or breadth of view
3 : presenting or taking the same or common view; specificallyoften capitalized : of or relating to the first three Gospels of the New Testament
4 : relating to or displaying conditions (as of the atmosphere or weather) as they exist simultaneously over a broad area

synoptically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of synoptic

Greek synoptikos, from synopsesthai


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