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EtymologyEdit

synonym +‎ -ous

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /sɪˈnɒnɪməs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /sɪˈnɑnɪməs/
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AdjectiveEdit

synonymous (not comparable)

  1. (construed with with, narrower sense) having an identical meaning
    • 2019 July 17, Talia Levin, “When Non-Jews Wield Anti-Semitism as Political Shield”, in GQ[1]:
      Jews and Israel are not synonymous; nor is support for Palestine synonymous with anti-Semitism; nor is questioning the orthodoxy of the Republican party, which the majority of us do with relish, an insult to Jewry.
  2. (construed with with, broader sense) having a similar meaning
  3. (construed with with) of, or being a synonym
  4. (genetics, of a SNP) Such that both its forms yield the same sequenced protein.

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