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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

syn•ec•do•chesɪˈnɛk də ki(n.)

  1. a figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole or the whole for a part, the special for the general or the general for the special, as in ten sail for ten ships or a Croesus for

    a rich man.

    Category: Rhetoric

Origin of synecdoche:

1350–1400; < L synecdochē < Gk, =syn-syn - +ekdochḗ, v. der. of ekdéchesthai to receive, understand = ek- ec - +déchesthai to receive



  1. synecdochically(Adverb)

    In a synecdochical manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Synecdochically(adverb)

    by synecdoche


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