synopsis

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From Late Latin synopsis, itself from Ancient Greek σύνοψις (súnopsis), from σύν (sún, with or whole) + ὄψις (ópsis, view) meaning whole view

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synopsis (plural synopses)

  1. (authorship) A brief summary of the major points of a written work, either as prose or as a table; an abridgment or condensation of a work.
  2. A reference work containing brief articles that taken together give an overview of an entire field.
  3. (Orthodoxy) A prayer book for use by the laity of the church.

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Noun[edit]

synopsis

  1. synopsis

Declension[edit]

Inflection of synopsis (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative synopsis synopsikset
genitive synopsiksen synopsisten
synopsiksien
partitive synopsista synopsiksia
illative synopsikseen synopsiksiin
singular plural
nominative synopsis synopsikset
accusative nom. synopsis synopsikset
gen. synopsiksen
genitive synopsiksen synopsisten
synopsiksien
partitive synopsista synopsiksia
inessive synopsiksessa synopsiksissa
elative synopsiksesta synopsiksista
illative synopsikseen synopsiksiin
adessive synopsiksella synopsiksilla
ablative synopsikselta synopsiksilta
allative synopsikselle synopsiksille
essive synopsiksena synopsiksina
translative synopsikseksi synopsiksiksi
instructive synopsiksin
abessive synopsiksetta synopsiksitta
comitative synopsiksineen
Possessive forms of synopsis (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person synopsikseni synopsiksemme
2nd person synopsiksesi synopsiksenne
3rd person synopsiksensa

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synopsis m or f (plural synopsis)

  1. A general overview or synoptic table of a topic.
  2. (media) Plot summary of a movie.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σῠ́νοψῐς (súnopsis, shared view; estimate).

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Noun[edit]

synopsis f (genitive synopsis or synopseōs or synopsios); third declension

  1. list
  2. synopsis

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Third-declension noun (Greek-type, i-stem, i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative synopsis synopsēs
synopseis
Genitive synopsis
synopseōs
synopsios
synopsium
Dative synopsī synopsibus
Accusative synopsim
synopsin
synopsem1
synopsēs
synopsīs
Ablative synopsī
synopse1
synopsibus
Vocative synopsis
synopsi
synopsēs
synopseis

1Found sometimes in Medieval and New Latin.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: synopsis
  • French: synopsis
  • Italian: sinossi
  • Spanish: sinopsis

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