Definitions for synecdochically
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syn•ec•do•chesɪˈnɛk də ki(n.)
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.
Origin of synecdoche:
1350–1400; < L synecdochē < Gk, =syn-syn - +ekdochḗ, v. der. of ekdéchesthai to receive, understand = ek- ec - +déchesthai to receive
In a synecdochical manner.
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