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syn-

(word root) with, together
Examples of words with the root syn-: synthesis, synoptic, synonymous
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syn-

or sym-
pref.
1.
a. Together; with: synecology.
b. United: syncarp.
2.
a. Same; similar: sympatric.
b. At the same time: synesthesia.

[Greek sun-, from sun; see ksun in Indo-European roots.]
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syn-

prefix
1. with or together: synecology.
2. fusion: syngamy.
[from Greek sun together, with]
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syn-

a prefix occurring orig. in loanwords from Greek, meaning “with,” “together”: syncarpous; synchronous; synthesis. For variants before certain consonants, see sy-, syl-, sym-.
[< Greek, comb. form representing sýn with, together with]

syn.

1. synonym.
2. synonymous.
3. synonymy.
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