What does synonymous mean?

Definitions for synonymous
sɪˈnɒn ə məssyn·ony·mous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. synonymous(adj)

    (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same


  1. synonymous(Adjective)

    having a similar meaning

  2. synonymous(Adjective)

    of, or being a synonym

  3. synonymous(Adjective)

    Such that both its forms yield the same sequenced protein.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Synonymous(adj)

    having the character of a synonym; expressing the same thing; conveying the same, or approximately the same, idea

Editors Contribution

  1. Synonymous

    To be directly correlated with another object or subject

    "Laughing is synonymous with happiness."

    Submitted by anonymous on January 10, 2018  

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  1. Alex
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How to say synonymous in sign language?

  1. synonymous


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of synonymous in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of synonymous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of synonymous in a Sentence

  1. Manchester University sociologist Robert Pettit:

    Disney does such a wonderful job of representing American culture, they're almost synonymous with America.

  2. John Henry Cardinal Newman:

    A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.

  3. Raquel Santos:

    Carnival is synonymous with partying, and animals are too. They give us so much happiness, i couldn't wait for this. Now that I see them all cute and dressed up, I want to squeeze them all.

  4. Seyi Akinwunmi:

    Many potential sponsors have shied away from supporting the women's game because of the misconception that it is synonymous with lesbianism.

  5. Mike Richards:

    He loved that' Alex Trebeks death `` Jeopardy !' popularized intelligence and it was important for him, i think he really became synonymous with the show, in that he really was that smart.

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    very close or connected in space or time
    • A. elusive
    • B. indiscernible
    • C. contiguous
    • D. foreordained

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