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synonym

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Linguistics
synonymsyn‧o‧nym /ˈsɪnənɪm/ ●○○ noun [countable] technical 🔊 🔊 SLa word with the same meaning as another word in the same languageantonymsynonym for/of 🔊 ‘Shut’ is a synonym of ‘closed’.
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synonymI was simply using that phrase as a synonym for a short, single event.Midas, whose name has become a synonym for a rich man, had very little profit from his riches.Do children really treat such pairs as synonyms and thus violate the principle of Contrast?Division will avoid keys in the same run clashing, and causing synonyms.In medicine, lack of progress is synonym of backwardness.Very large numbers of synonyms for even a few home addresses can make it impractical, however.Fig. 6.8 shows how increased bucket size delays the onset of synonym occurrence in a well randomized file.Unlike the synonym, MAMzer, BENKert connotes love child, not one merely born out of wedlock.synonym for/ofI find that the phenomenon of the Stasi is an exception: universally known and already a synonym for evil.I was simply using that phrase as a synonym for a short, single event.Midas, whose name has become a synonym for a rich man, had very little profit from his riches.The Standard colorimetric reaction is a synonym for the Van Handel-Zilversmit reaction.Normal and satisfactory come to be synonyms for substandard.Inappropriateness is diagnosed by the fact that there exists a cognitive synonym of the selector for which the selectee is a philonym.In medicine, lack of progress is synonym of backwardness.Virion: synonym for virus particle.
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