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de- +‎ synonymize


desynonymize (third-person singular simple present desynonymizes, present participle desynonymizing, simple past and past participle desynonymized)

  1. To deprive of synonymous character; to cause no longer to be synonyms.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for desynonymize in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)