synonym

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sinonyme, from Latin synōnymum, from Ancient Greek συνώνυμον ‎(sunṓnumon), neuter singular form of συνώνυμος ‎(sunṓnumos, synonymous), from σύν ‎(sún, with) + ὄνομα ‎(ónoma, name). Corresponds to syn- +‎ -onym.

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synonym ‎(plural synonyms)

  1. (semantics, sensu stricto, with respect to a given word) A word whose meaning is the same as that of another word.
  2. (semantics, sensu lato, with respect to a given word or phrase) A word or phrase with a meaning that is the same as, or very similar to, another word or phrase.
    "Happy" is a synonym of "glad".
    • 1991, William T. Parry, Edward A. Hacker, Aristotelian Logic[1]:
      The proportion of English words that have an exact synonym is small.
  3. (zoology, with respect to a name for a given taxon) Any of the formal names for the taxon, including the valid name (i.e. the senior synonym).
  4. (botany, with respect to a name for a given taxon) Any name for the taxon, usually a validly published, formally accepted one, but often also an unpublished name.
  5. (databases) An alternative (often shorter) name defined for an object in a database.
    • 2011, Paul Nielsen, Uttam Parui, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible:
      Synonyms are part of the SQL standard and are used frequently by Oracle DBAs. Note that Oracle includes both private and public synonyms.

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An Euler diagram showing the relationship between these -nyms.
Different Meanings
nym Sound Spelling Category
homonym same same
heteronym different same (cat)
homograph not specified same
homophone same different (cat)
heterophone different different
synonym different different

Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

synonym ‎(neuter synonymt, definite and plural synonyme)

  1. synonymous

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Noun[edit]

synonym n (singular definite synonymet, plural indefinite synonymer)

  1. synonym

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

synonym ‎(not comparable)

  1. synonymous

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek συνώνυμον ‎(sunṓnumon), and συνώνυμος ‎(sunṓnumos, synonymous).

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Adjective[edit]

synonym ‎(neuter singular synonymt, definite singular and plural synonyme)

  1. synonymous

Noun[edit]

synonym n ‎(definite singular synonymet, indefinite plural synonym or synonymer, definite plural synonyma or synonymene)

  1. a synonym

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek συνώνυμον ‎(sunṓnumon), and συνώνυμος ‎(sunṓnumos, synonymous).

Adjective[edit]

synonym ‎(masculine and feminine synonym, neuter synonymt, definite singular and plural synonyme, comparative synonymare, indefinite superlative synonymast, definite superlative synonymaste)

  1. synonymous

Noun[edit]

synonym n ‎(definite singular synonymet, indefinite plural synonym, definite plural synonyma)

  1. synonym

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