Synonymy



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 study of synonyms
2.
the character of being synonymous; equivalence
3.
a list or collection of synonyms, esp one in which their meanings are discriminated
4.
(biology) a collection of the synonyms of a species or group

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