synonymum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Czech synonymum / Slovak synonymum.

Noun[edit]

synonymum (plural synonymums)

  1. (non-native speakers' English) Synonym.
    • 1950, Bulletin international: Classe des sciences mathématiques, naturelles et de la médecine, Česká akademie věd a umění, page 38:
      This was introduced as a synonymum for Zeiller’s L. dichotomum (1880, 1886/8), which according to the later Arber’s discussions (see also Crookall 1929) is not identical with the L. dichotomum Stbg.
    • 1952, Zoologické a Entomologické Listy, page 114:
      Herpetocypris palpiger A. G. Lowndes 1923 is a synonymum for Herpetocypris chevreuxi G. O. Sars 1869.
    • 1964, Sbornik: Scientific papers. Technology of water. Oddil technologie vody, page 515:
      The specimens were determined originally as Romeria gracilis, but according to Geitler (1932) and Komárek (1958) it is a synonymum for Romeria elegans, as its dimmensions[sic] lie within the range known for R. elegans.
    • 1967, Acta universitatis palackianae olomucensis, page 165:
      The term labor pains is being commonly used as a synonymum for the expulsive contractions of the uterine muscles.
    • 1972, Czechoslovak Digest, page 11:
      In this sense, the effective development is a synonymum for optimum development.
    • 1973, Ergebnisse der Limnologie, page 102:
      It is a synonymum for the term of antisaprobity (B. & Z. CYRUS, 1947) with a completed definition.
    • 1978, International Relations, page 14:
      Exactly the above mentioned terms “other pressure” or “advantages of any kind” constitute the synonymums for the ideological subversion by imperialism of the socialist countries.
    • 1983, Acta Universitatis Agriculturae: Facultas Agronomica, Vysoká škola zemědělská, page 211:
      Obviously on the basis of this assumption, Popescu-Gorj et al. (1958) consider S. ortalidiformis Led. a synonymum for Ch. annellata f. oxybeliformis (H.-S.).
    • 1983, Acta Universitatis Carolinae: Medica, Universita Karlova, page 207:
      Antitoxin is (a) the snake venom (b) an antibody (c) a viral product (d) a synonymum for toxoid
    • 1983, Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, page 728:
      The fact that linear spaces are infinite sets is not too important here permutation is then a synonymum for the bijection.
    • 1985, Annual Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science: STACS, page 199:
      When speaking about edges, we use a notation (x, y) to be a synonymum for {x, y}.
    • 1986, Atti del Congresso logica e filosofia della scienza, oggi: Epistemologia e logica induttiva, page 85:
      This then is the place to introduce methodological concepts of statistics into the vocabulary of inductive logic, i.e. to define in it concepts like “empirical means (of a sample)”, “empirical variance (of a sample)”, “empirical dispersion (of a sample)”, “true mean (of the population)” (being a synonymum for “degree of uniformity”), “true variance (of the population)”, “true dispersion (of the population)” etc., as well as the most important methodological concepts “amount of confidence probability”, “confidence interval” and “length of the confidence interval” (being a synonymum for “unexactness of the estimation”.
    • 1991, Sborník prací Filosofické fakulty brněnské university: Řada historická. C, page 132:
      The concept of personality was treated primitively by them — as a “great man“, or it was taken as a synonymum for the terms “person” or “individual”.
    • 1992, Acta Zoologica Universitatis Comenianae, Univerzita Komenského, page 58:
      Despite that Crosskey (1986) and Zwick ( 1995 ) consider them a synonymum for reptans along with the stress referring to its variability (Niesiolowski 1987) and electrophoretic indistinguishability, Knoz (pers. com.) considers the Central European populations of reptans and galeratum as different.
    • 2004, Anna Matalová; Jiří Sekerák, Genetics Behind the Iron Curtain: Its Repudiation and Reinstitualisation in Czechoslovakia, page 18:
      In this connection we must stress that „vegetative rapprochement“ belongs to Lysenko's terminology as a synonymum for „vegetative hybridisation“.

Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

synonymum n

  1. synonym
    Synonym: slovo souznačné
    Antonyms: antonymum, opozitum

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Further reading[edit]

  • synonymum in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • synonymum in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek συνώνυμον (sunṓnumon), neuter singular form of συνώνυμος (sunṓnumos, synonymous), from σύν (sún, with) + ὄνομα (ónoma, name).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

synōnymum n (genitive synōnymī); second declension

  1. synonym

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative synōnymum synōnyma
Genitive synōnymī synōnymōrum
Dative synōnymō synōnymīs
Accusative synōnymum synōnyma
Ablative synōnymō synōnymīs
Vocative synōnymum synōnyma

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • synonymum”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • synonymum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • L&S

Slovak[edit]

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Noun[edit]

synonymum n (genitive singular synonyma, nominative plural synonymá, genitive plural synoným)

  1. synonym

Further reading[edit]

  • synonymum in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk