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Meaning of SYNONYMY

Pronunciation:  si'nânimee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context) express the same meaning
 

SYNONYMY is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: synonymity, synonymousness
 
 See Also: semantic relation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Syn*on"y*my\, n. [L. synonymia, Gr. ? a synonym: cf.
F. synonymie.]
1. The quality of being synonymous; sameness of meaning.

2. A system of synonyms.

3. (Rhet.) A figure by which synonymous words are used to
   amplify a discourse.

 

 

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