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1. An association of people or firms formed to promote a common interest or carry out a business enterprise.
2. A loose affiliation of gangsters in control of organized criminal activities.
3. An agency that sells articles, features, or photographs for publication in a number of newspapers or periodicals simultaneously.
4. A company consisting of a number of separate newspapers; a newspaper chain.
5. The office, position, or jurisdiction of a syndic or body of syndics.
v. (-kāt′) syn·di·cat·ed, syn·di·cat·ing, syn·di·cates
a. To organize into or manage as a syndicate.
b. To sell (a horse) to a syndicate.
2. To sell (a comic strip or column, for example) through a syndicate for simultaneous publication in newspapers or periodicals.
3. To sell (a television series, for example) directly to independent stations.
a. To create a feed for (a website), allowing users to include content from the website in other websites or to view the content.
b. To include (the contents of a website) on another website by using a feed.
To join together in a syndicate.

[French syndicat, from Old French, office of syndic, from Medieval Latin syndicātus, from Late Latin syndicus, syndic; see syndic.]

syn′di·ca′tion n.
syn′di·ca′tor n.


(Commerce) US a person who establishes a syndicate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.syndicator - a businessman who forms a syndicate
businessman, man of affairs - a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
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