having the character of synonyms or a synonym; equivalent in meaning; expressing or implying the same idea.
(often foll by with) being a synonym (of)
(postpositive) foll by with. closely associated (with) or suggestive (of): his name was synonymous with greed
- Synonym ring
information science A list of words with related meanings used to broaden the scope of a word search. As well as returning documents which contain a sought-for word a search using a synonym ring might also return documents which contain words in the same synonym ring as a sought-for word. Synonym rings are produced manually […]
noun, plural synonymies for 3, 4. 1. the quality of being synonymous; equivalence in meaning. 2. the study of synonyms. 3. a set, list, or system of synonyms. 4. Biology. a list of the scientific names, with explanatory matter and location of type or types, for a particular taxonomic group. noun (pl) -mies 1. the […]
1. synopsis. abbreviation 1. synopsis
[sin-of-thal-mee-uh] /ˌsɪn ɒfˈθæl mi ə/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. cyclopia. synophthalmia syn·oph·thal·mi·a (sĭn’ŏf-thāl’mē-ə, -ŏp-) or syn·oph·thal·mus (-məs) n. See cyclopia.