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syn·od

 (sĭn′əd)
n.
1. A council or an assembly of church officials or churches; an ecclesiastical council.
2. A council or an assembly.

[Middle English, from Latin synodus, from Greek sunodos, meeting, assembly : sun-, syn- + hodos, way, course.]

syn′od·al (sĭn′ə-dl) adj.

synod

(ˈsɪnəd; ˈsɪnɒd)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a local or special ecclesiastical council, esp of a diocese, formally convened to discuss ecclesiastical affairs
[C14: from Late Latin synodus, from Greek sunodos, from syn- + hodos a way]
ˈsynodal, synˈodical adj

syn•od

(ˈsɪn əd)

n.
1. an assembly of ecclesiastics or other church delegates that discusses and decides upon church affairs; ecclesiastical council.
2. any council.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin synodus < Greek sýnodos meeting =syn- syn- + hodós way]
syn′od•al, adj.

Synod

 an assembly of the clergy; of ministers or elders.
Examples: synod of greedy caterpillars, 1580; of cooks, 1763; of peers, 1849; of prelates; of all sweets, 1649.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.synod - a council convened to discuss ecclesiastical businesssynod - a council convened to discuss ecclesiastical business
council - a meeting of people for consultation; "emergency council"
Translations
szinóduszsinat

synod

[ˈsɪnəd] Nsínodo m

synod

[ˈsɪnəd] nsynode m

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nSynode f

synod

[ˈsɪnəd] nsinodo